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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