Yunel Escobar hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning and Ben Zobrist added a two-run blast later in the frame, as the Rays rallied past the Twins 7-4 in the first-of-four at Tropicana Field. Justin Morneau hit a solo shot and Aaron Hicks went 4-for-4 with two runs scored for the Twins, who have dropped eight-of-nine. The series continues tonight.
A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.
Volkswagen U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for cheating on diesel emissions tests as lawmakers attacked environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years.
The South Dakota Democrat Party is hosting the Senator Tim Johnson Candidate and Activist Training Camp this weekend in Sioux Falls.
People have long been told they can decrease their risk of heart disease by eating more omega-3 fatty acids, including seafood and walnuts.