Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 19, 2015.
160 exposed to hospital 'superbug' in Los Angeles
An outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant superbug in California has killed two people, infected seven more, and exposed an estimated 160 others at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
[Read more from ABC News]
Record-setting cold snap hits United States
Minnesota experienced its coldest day of winter so far Thursday, and record-setting low temperatures are being felt across much of the United States as well.
[Read more from the BBC]
Wal-mart gives 500,000 workers a raise
Retail giant Wal-mart said 500,000 full- and part-time workers will see their pay rise to at least $9 an hour from April, $1.75 above the federal minimum wage.
[Read more from CNN Money]