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 Oct. 1, 2015.

Gunman kills at least 10 at Oregon community college

Authorities in Roseburg, Oregon, say a gunman opened fire in a classroom at Umpqua Community College, killing at least 10 people and wounding as many as 20 people. The suspect was subsequently killed in a shootout with police. The investigation continues.

[Read more from USA Today]

Afghanistan retakes Taliban-held town

The Taliban flag no longer flies over the city of Kunduz, which Afghan government forces have retaken from insurgents who seized it just days ago. The military defeat had cast doubt upon the country's ability to defeat the Taliban following the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO troops. The Taliban has denied losing the city.

[Read more from Reuters]

Hillary Clinton expected to appear on 'Saturday Night Live'

Reports say Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will make a guest spot on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" in what is described as an unconfirmed "top-secret appearance." A self-deprecating skit will allow the former secretary of state to "show her funny, personable side."

[Read more from the New York Times]

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Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

Wild, Kaprizov agree to 5-year deal

The contract will keep the star forward in Minnesota through the 2025-26 season.

Dunn County WI homicide suspect

Charges: Man who killed 4 friends, drove bodies to WI said he 'snapped'

Charges filed Tuesday reveal more details about the grisly case.

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Mpls. school goes to distance learning after students exposed to COVID

In-person classes will resume next month, the district said.

Mike Zimmer

Does Mike Zimmer's coaching style mesh with the Vikings' strengths?

Time for Zimmer to put all of his faith in the offense and try to win shootouts?

gray wolf

6 Wisconsin tribes sue to end upcoming wolf hunt

They cite treaty rights and a "disastrous February hunt."

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St. Paul Grill, closed since March 2020, announces reopening date

The dining room will open to all visitors again next month.

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Charges: Man fled police at 127 mph, caused crash that injured officer

The Sept. 16 incident led to a police chase going the wrong way on Hwy. 169 near St. Peter.

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3 Minnesota teens 'pistol whipped' at bar in Sioux Falls

Police are investigating the incident, including why the teens were at the bar.

Ben Simmons

The latest Ben Simmons drama 1 week from the start of training camp

Training camp opens Sept. 28, at which point things could get really crazy.

court gavel

Judge finds man guilty in Hibbing Christmas Day murder

Jerome Spann fatally shot Jeryel McBeth on Christmas Day 2018.