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 Feb. 13, 2015.

Embassies close as UN warns Yemen is on brink of collapse

Saudi Arabia, Germany and Italy have joined the list of nations to close their embassies in Yemen, as the UN warns the country is "collapsing before our eyes" as it slides towards civil war.

[Read more from ABC News]

U.S. is facing historic 'mega drought'

A new study claims the western and central United States is facing a "mega drought" unlike anything seen in 1,000 years between the years 2050 to 2100, driven by global warming.

[Read more from USA Today]

North Carolina mother claims Powerball win

A mother of four children, one of whom suffers from cerebral palsy, has claimed she is one of three winners of Wednesday night's $564 million Powerball jackpot.

[Read more from NBC News]

Bader Ginsburg 'not 100% sober' during Obama address

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg explained the reason why she nodded off during President Obama's State of the Union address last month: "Very fine California wine."

[Read more from the Huffington Post]

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