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.
OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than eight years last week.
Police say an international ring defrauded the StubHub online ticketing service of some $1.6 million.
An estimated 10.3 million Americans have gained health coverage since Obamacare enrollment began, according to a study published on Wednesday.