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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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Brave New Comedy Workshop in downtown Minneapolis.

Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases

The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.

Austin Retterath

Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River

Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.

"Love" mural seen in St. Paul.

Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists

The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.


Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M

It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.

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Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation

Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.


Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws

A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.

US Bank Stadium

U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers

A hiring fair will be held for the positions.

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Officials looking for man last seen leaving Hudson home

David Mckay, 67, was last seen in Hudson Thursday morning.


'Hyper-contagious' BA.4, BA.5 COVID variants confirmed in MN

Omicron continues to evolve into a more transmissible virus.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, May 20

The latest data shows there are 442 people with COVID hospitalized in Minnesota.