The Twins open up a three-game series with the Chicago White Sox tonight at Target Field. Mike Pelfrey will take the mound for the Twins. He is 3-and-6 with a 6.12 ERA in 13 starts this season. The Sox will counter with Chris Sale, who is 5-and-5 with a 2.43 ERA.
The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.
President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.
When the hurricane made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, it would go on to become the costliest storm in U.S. history.
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