TIME The Brief

Sweet Success: Artificial Pancreas App Shows Promise

Welcome to #theBrief, the four stories to know about right now—from the editors of TIME

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Here are the stories TIME is watching this Monday, June 16.

Iraq inches closer to civil war after Sunni extremists within the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria claimed more territory and boasted on social media that they killed 1,700 Iraqi soldiers, a claim that remains unverified. The U.S. may pursue discussions with Iran about how to quell the instability.

In a limited trial of patients with Type 1 Diabetes, an artificial pancreas with a smartphone app successfully regulated subjects’ blood sugar levels and instructed a pump to dispense insulin when needed.

Starbucks is partnering with Arizona State University to offer online college tuition assistance for many of its baristas.

And finally, one groom-to-be may actually remember his bachelor party in New Mexico after his group found a mastodon fossil while living it up one last time.

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