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 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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State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.


Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.

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Chinese rocket debris to crash somewhere on Earth this weekend

Minnesota appears to be just outside of it's massive potential crash zone.

Starlink satellites

Strange lights in Minnesota sky Friday night were SpaceX satellites

SpaceX is planning to launch 60 more Starlink satellites on Sunday, May 9.

Jorge Polanco

Shoemaker, Twins lineup rebounds against Tigers

Jorge Polanco homered in a 7-3 victory over Detroit.

Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

Watch: Kaprizov's OT winner lifts Wild into 2nd place in West

Kaprizov's goal gave the Wild a 3-2 victory over the Ducks.

Byron Buxton

Buxton placed on IL, Trevor Larnach called up

Buxton could be out "for weeks" with a hip strain.

A bald eagle perched on branches.

USFWS confirms 2 bald eagles were shot dead

The agency is offering a reward for information in the case.

A newborn baby, wrapped in a blanket with its mother.

Most popular baby names includes one not in top 10 for 100 years

But Olivia and Liam once again led the way for girls and boys.