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. 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]

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Nurses on strike

Nurses start 3-day strike at Allina WestHealth in Plymouth

A "last attempt" at negotiations failed to produce an agreement last Wednesday.

boating minnesota lake

Minnesota has experienced its deadliest boating season since 2005

Minnesota has seen 17 boating-related deaths so far this year.

Drew Doughty

Kirill Kaprizov makes Kings’ Doughty eat his words

The Kings defenseman isn't a fan of the Wild star's new deal.

Quinn Olson / UMD Hockey

Watch: UMD's Olson goes between-the-legs to set up highlight goal

Another Saturday. Another highlight for a Minnesota college hockey team.

Gopher Hockey

Watch: No-call lifts Gophers to OT victory over St. Cloud State

A blatant hook marred a top-four battle in St. Cloud.

Ambulance hospital emergency

Driver killed after crashing into parked semi-trailer

The crash occurred on the 5800 block of University Avenue Northeast.

Mike Zimmer

Vikings-Panthers: 5 things you can count on happening

The Vikings will look to open things up in Carolina.

Tanner Morgan/Gopher Football

Morgan's resurgence, Nebraska's miscues help Gophers hold on

The Gophers quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns in a 30-23 victory.