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 June 25, 2015.

Supreme Court OK's subsidies in Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in support of the tax credits offered through federally run health care exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act. A lawsuit had argued the subsidies should only be available in states with their own independently run exchanges because of four words written into the law. It's the second time the law has survived a challenge that went to the Supreme Court.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Mother, infant son rescued 5 days after plane crash in jungle

An 18-year-old Colombian mother and her infant son survived a plane crash over remote jungle and managed to survive for five days. Maria Nelly Murillo and her son, Yudier Moreno, were rescued Wednesday. "Un milagro," many people are calling it; a miracle.

[Read more from The Telegraph]

Investigators: Whole Foods overcharged, exaggerated weight of contents

An multiyear investigation into eight New York Whole Foods locations found the natural grocery chain overcharged customers multiple times. How? By exaggerating the weight of prepackaged items, overcharging at scanning stations, and incorrectly adding tax to items. Whole Foods said it "disagrees" with the allegations.

[Read more from the Christian Science Monitor]

Games with Confederate flag pulled from Apple's App Store

Apple has reportedly pulled games using images of the Confederate flag from its App Store, seemingly regardless of context. Games such as Ultimate General: Gettysburg – a strategic historical representation of the conflict – are now absent from the store. Apple is the latest company to stop selling the flag or representations of it joining Wal-Mart, Amazon and others.

[Read more from TouchArcade]

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2 killed in head-on crash involving car, dump truck

The crash happened just before 2 p.m. Friday, according to the State Patrol.


Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Saturday, October 31

Minnesota has surpassed 3,000 new cases on consecutive days.

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Minnesota Football Showcase postponed due to COVID-19

The MFCA All-Star Game will be played in June 2021.

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Here's what President Trump said on his visit to Minnesota

The president targeted Gov. Tim Walz and Keith Ellison at his Minnesota rally.

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Here's what Joe Biden said in Minnesota Friday

Presenting himself as the candidate for a united country, he pledged improvements on affordable healthcare, pandemic relief

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.