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 April 13, 2015. 

 Marco Rubio to announce campaign for president

Sen. Rubio, R-Fla., will make it official at an event tonight. He said today he can be the leader of a new "American century" if elected president.

[Read more from USA Today]

 Hillary Clinton is running, too; her logo has people buzzing

The most surprising thing about Hillary Clinton's presidential announcement on Sunday was her new logo, which has created a lot of chatter on social media.

[Read more from CNN]

 Milwaukee mayor calls driver's killing an 'assassination'

A Milwaukee man who accidentally hit a 2-year-old boy with his van was shot dead moments later as he tried to help the child. The toddler's 15-year-old brother was also shot and died later at a hospital.

[Read more from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Alan Turing's notebook fetches $1 million at auction

A scientific notebook compiled by World War II codebreaker Alan Turing sold for $1 million in an auction in New York. Turing's work was the subject of the 2014 film "The Imitation Game."

[Read more from the BBC]

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Irv Cross

NFL Pro-Bowler, Twin Cities broadcaster Irv Cross dies at 81

Cross was a Pro Bowl cornerback, but his biggest impact was made after his career.


Here's how much snow fell in Minnesota on Sunday

Some localized areas saw more than expected.

Lindsay Guentzel

For The Week: What's harder than making a meal plan? Sticking to it!

Lindsay Guentzel says you shouldn't give up on your meal planning routines.

snow, plow

Winter storm warnings issued as snow system shifts in Minnesota

The worst of the snow will now hit further north, affecting areas including St. Cloud and the I-94 corridor.

Matt Dumba

Matt Dumba beats the clock to give Wild sixth straight win

Dumba scored as overtime came to a close for another Wild victory.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Bradley Beal terrorizes Timberwolves in loss to Wizards

Beal and the Wizards handed the Wolves their seventh straight defeat.

Marcus Carr / Gopher basketball

Gophers tourney hopes take another blow with loss to Nebraska

Marcus Carr scored a career-high 41 points, but Minnesota is still winless on the road.