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. 3, 2015.

Jordanian pilot 'burned alive' by IS militants

A video released by the Islamic State Tuesday appears to show a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive. It comes days after militants beheaded a Japanese journalist.

[Read more from USA Today]

UK votes in favor of three-person babies

The United Kingdom will become the first country to introduce laws allowing the creation of babies using the DNA from two women and one man, after lawmakers voted in favor of the proposal.

[Read more from the BBC]

Harper Lee to release 'Mockingbird' sequel

More than 50 years after her seminal and only published work, "To Kill a Mockingbird," was released, Harper Lee is publishing a sequel. The 88-year-old revealed "Go Set A Watchman" will go on sale July 14.

[Read more from ABC News]

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Dak Prescott

Report: Dak Prescott will be 'ready to go' for matchup with Vikings

The Dallas quarterback is expected to be available for next Sunday's showdown.

Eddie Rosario

Where Eddie Rosario's championship series heroics rank since 2000

The former Twin put together an all-timer to help the Braves reach the World Series.

plane, Piper PA-32

2 dead after plane crashes near residence in rural Wisconsin

The aircraft also struck the house during the crash.

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1 dead after van crashes and lands on Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center

Northbound Highway 100 was shut down following the crash Saturday night.

Jess Peterson

Woman killed in crash ID'd as 'bad ass biker chick' with 'giving spirit'

The 30-year-old died in a motorcycle crash on Oct. 19.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' defense fuels win over Pelicans

The Wolves' have bought in on the defensive end as part of a 2-0 start.

Minnesota Wild

Ryan Hartman's OT goal helps Wild stay undefeated

The Wild improved to 4-0 with a win over the Ducks.

Mar'Keise Irving / Gopher Football

Gophers pound Maryland to stay in Big Ten West race

Four different players scored a rushing touchdown in a 34-16 victory over Maryland.

Father Paul Kubista at St. Mary of Czestochowa

Controversy after Delano priest shares vaccine misinformation in church bulletin

Father Paul Kubista is pastor at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church.