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 Dec. 3, 2015.

Couple in San Bernardino mass shooting were stockpiling arsenal

With authorities still working to confirm the motive of Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik in the mass shooting in California, this week, investigators have announced the discovery of an arsenal of bullets and bombs in the couple's home – enough, they say, for "another attack." 14 people were killed in the shooting, and Farook and Malik were fatally shot in a subsequent confrontation with police.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

Pentagon: Women will be allowed to serve in all U.S. combat roles

Rejecting arguments from the U.S. Marines that women should not be allowed to serve in infantry and other combat duties, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has ruled that combat jobs will be open to both sexes in the armed forces as long as they meet all requirements. This is a major reversal of long-standing military policy.

[Read more from NBC News]

And the Superbowl halftime performer is...

Coldplay. The British band, whose hits include "Yellow" and "The Scientist," have been announced as the headlining act at Superbowl 50. The decision has been met with some backlash, though many are defending it.

[Read more from The Atlantic]

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COVID-19 hits Minnesota Wild coaching staff

The Wild will be shorthanded for Tuesday night's game in Vancouver.

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Ant takes alpha role after bad loss: 'We need to lock the f*** in'

The Timberwolves' rising star was not happy after Monday's loss to the Pelicans.

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Lakeville football player diagnosed with cancer week before playoffs

The tenth-grader was diagnosed with a form of cancer most commonly found in people aged 65 and older.

University of Minnesota peeping tom suspect

Someone keeps trying to film showering women at U of M

The university has received three reports in the past two weeks.

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John Fluevog Shoes closes its Uptown Minneapolis store

The brand could return to the Twin Cities one day.

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Sidecar — Town Hall's new cocktail lounge — is officially open in Minneapolis

It's the fifth Town Hall location, but the first to focus on cocktails.

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Here's where DFLers stand on Minneapolis' public safety ballot question

The question would create a Department of Public Safety and remove some requirements.

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Man pleads guilty to brutal murder of 14-year-old girl in Fargo

The 14-year-old girl was the victim of a random attack outside a Fargo strip mall.

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Here's who has endorsed the frontrunners for Minneapolis mayor

Politicians and community groups are voicing their opinions.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 26

The latest data for the pandemic in Minnesota.


Target touts new app, ordering features ahead of holidays

Here's how the retailer plans on making things "easy" for customers.