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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Sept. 17, 2015.

Well, hello there, Pluto! NASA releases images from the dwarf-planet

NASA has released the long-anticipated photos from Pluto taken by New Horizons on July 14, which have just been downloaded. The "breathtaking" views include "majestic icy mountains, streams of frozen nitrogen and haunting low-lying hazes."

[Read more from NASA]

Chilean 8.3-magnitude earthquake is deadly, more than a million evacuated

After an 8.3-magnitude hit northern Chile yesterday, numerous aftershock trembles and small tsunami waves hit flooded costal towns and wreaked devastation. More than one million people were evacuated, eight confirmed dead so far, and thousands will sleep in the streets after their homes were destroyed.

[Read more from CBS News]


U.S. Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates as global economy struggles

The federal government announced Thursday it will not raise federal interest rates this month, citing concerns about the global economy and an unsteady stock market at home. CNN Money reports rates haven't gone up in nearly a decade.

[Read more from Reuters]

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Winter Carnival: Get vaccinated or test negative before coming

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Driver, 15 years old, hurt when car collides with SUV

The road was wet at the time, the State Patrol said.

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Minnesotans have the Badgers back in the national spotlight

Three of Wisconsin's four leading scorers are from Minnesota.

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Liriano retires: Remembering his meteoric rise as a rookie

There was no one better than Liriano from mid-May to late-July in 2006.

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Watch: Jimmy Kimmel mocks men's sex aid made by MN company

"This is an app I won't be [down]loading," Kimmel said.

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Man hospitalized after snowmobile crash in Stearns County

The crash occurred east of State Highway 238 in Albany Township.