Hisashi Iwakuma struck out nine over six innings of four-hit, shutout ball to pace the Mariners to an 8-2 win over the Twins at Safeco Field. Chris Herrmann was 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI for Minnesota, which has lost two straight. Kevin Correia allowed six runs in under two frames for the loss. The series continues tonight.
A bill that would have set "on or after August 23rd" as the school start date in Iowa has been tabled in the Iowa Senate.
A Nebraska state senator has called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to apologize for anti-police remarks made during a committee hearing.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.
All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.
South Dakota Senator John Thune, chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, praised the committee’s bipartisan passage of his Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill.