Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top headlines


Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 1, 2015.

Patriot Act provisions expire; Senate considers changes

Some provisions of the Patriot Act – including the bulk data collection program that allows the federal government to collect large sums of emails – expired at midnight Monday. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, is partly responsible, blocking an extension of the measure Sunday. The Senate will reconvene Monday to consider changes.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Lindsey Graham for president

Lindsey Graham is running for president in 2016. The Republican U.S. Senator from South Carolina announced his bid Monday, saying: “I intend to be president not of a single party but of a nation. I want to do more than make big government smaller. I want to help make a great nation greater.”

[Read more from The State]

Caitlyn Jenner appears on Vanity Fair cover

Caitlyn Jenner appeared in public for the first time Monday with the reveal of the upcoming Vanity Fair issue. Jenner did an interview still going by Bruce and using masculine pronouns in April.

[Read more from Time]

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Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

3 first-period goals lead Wild over Kings

With three goals in just over three minutes, the Wild sealed their fifth straight victory.

butcher and the boar

Butcher & the Boar makes comeback with new ownership

Local hospitality company Jester Concepts has bought the brand. The new location is still being determined.


Staff at Mankato Hy-Vee incorrectly diluted COVID vaccines for 62 patients

The retailer says that there is no reason for medical concern.

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Twin Cities man going to great lengths to find beloved dog, missing in northern MN

He's hoping drone operators can help him locate Rowdi, his yellow lab.

Hennepin County Government Center

Some Hennepin County Government Center services will be unavailable during Chauvin's trial

Access to the building will be limited during the trail, which begins March 8.

Street sweeper

Driver, 19, killed in collision with street sweeper

It happened Thursday evening near Thief River Falls.

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Famous Dave's to launch its first 'line service' restaurant in the Twin Cities

The new model of restaurant will open in September in Coon Rapids.

State Capitol.

Minnesota's budget outlook improves, now projecting $1.6B surplus

The state was projecting a $1.3 billion deficit in November.