Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories


Here's a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for March 5, 2015.

Delta plane slides off NY airport runway, injuring passengers

A Delta plane slid off the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport Thursday, leading to a shut down of the hub. Only minor injuries were reported.

[Read more from CNN]

In Liberia, last Ebola patient discharged from hospital

A cause for celebration in Liberia Thursday, as the country's last Ebola patient was discharged from the hospital. A recorded 4,117 people in the country died during the outbreak.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Hillary Clinton asks State Department to release her emails

Hillary Clinton, facing mounting criticism for using a personal email account during her tenure as Secretary of State, is asking the State Department to make her emails public. There are questions about whether Clinton violated government rules by using the personal account.

[Read more from Politico]

Mega-hit video game 'Rock Band' returning

After a five-year hiatus, video game developer Harmonix announced it is bringing back the immensely popular "Rock Band" series. The fourth installment will be available on Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Whether the older instruments will be compatible isn't known yet.

[Read more from IGN]

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Antoine Winfield Jr.

Watch: Gopher alums Antoine Winfield Jr., Tyler Johnson make key plays in Bucs' playoff win

The Minnesota greats had a pair of highlights as Tampa Bay advanced to the NFC Championship.


Crews respond to fire at Gertens in Inver Grove Heights

It's reported that a greenhouse on the grounds was on fire.

Marcus Carr

Why the Gophers could be in line for a high seed in the NCAA Tournament

The Gophers are done with a brutal stretch and are poised to make a run.

police tape

Authorities ID man fatally struck by 'errant bullet' in Willmar

The man was working in his garage when he was fatally shot.


1 dead, 1 critically injured in head-on crash on Highway 169

The State Patrol says driving impaired may have been a factor in the crash.

Richard Pitino

Gophers game against Nebraska postponed due to COVID outbreak

The Cornhuskers have had 12 members of its team test positive for COVID-19.

Bob Kroll

What Minneapolis Police Lt. Bob Kroll said in Sunday radio interview

Kroll said that once he's retired he'll go "radio silent."

coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, covid-19

Here is Minnesota's COVID update for Sunday, January 17

The health department provides updates daily at 11 a.m.

Sen. Julia Coleman

'No one's business': State senator calls out attack on her pregnancy

Sen. Julia Coleman represents Minnesota's District 47.

Willmar Police Department

'Errant bullet' goes through garage wall, kills Willmar man

The man was working in his garage when he was shot, witnesses said.