Billy Butler drove in two runs to lead the Royals to their eighth straight win, 4-3 over the Twins at Target Field. Pedro Florimon homered and Trevor Plouffe doubled in a run for the Twins, who will try to avoid the three-game sweep on Thursday. Caleb Thielbar suffered his first career loss.
The U.S. and Arab allies opened a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war.
Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the virus by 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday.
A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.
The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into the site and found a critical vulnerability.