November 16, 2018, 8:42:23 AM EST
The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in more than a dozen years. more
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Catcher Jeff Mathis and the Texas Rangers finalized a $6.25 million, two-year contract Tuesday.
Mathis, one of baseball's best defensive catchers, gets $3.25 million next season and $3 million in 2020.
The Rangers later Tuesday added four players to their major league roster, protecting them from being available to other teams during the Rule 5 draft at the winter meetings next month. … More
The busiest travel week of the year also falls during a volatile time for extreme weather.
The weather will cooperate for a majority of those traveling by road or air for the Thanksgiving holiday, with some exceptions in the northeastern and western United States.
This weekend will bring one of the last major meteor shows of the year as the Leonids streak across the sky.
While there are currently no tropical threats in the Atlantic Ocean, Hurricane Lenny was tracking the "wrong way" through the basin during mid-November 1999.