BBC: A service that digitally weaves together the DNA of prospective parents to check for potential disease in thousands of "virtual babies" is set to launch in the US by December.
New York Post: OKCupid.com is now allowing users to filter their prospects by "body type."
Reuters: The Danish company become the world's second-biggest toy maker as it clicks with fast-growing Asia and builds on its popular plastic bricks with video games and theme parks.
BBC: France has approved a bill to support independent bookstores against competition from online retailers.
Huffington Post: An Osama bin Laden costume was pulled from Walmart stores and other retailers after complaints from the Sikh community.
CNN: A new project, "The Faces of Facebook," collects more than 1.27 billion Facebook profile photos on one site.
BBC: Best-selling US author Tom Clancy, known to millions for his Jack Ryan series of novels, has died aged 66.
NPR: A 2010 whooping cough outbreak in California was found to be due to parents refusing to vaccinate their children.
CNN: The head of Barilla pasta issued a new apology and said he will meet with gay groups.
CNN.com: The tech giant has ended Coca-Cola's 13-year run as the world's most valuable brand on a highly regarded annual list.
Globe and Mail: Canada is launching a $1.3 billion free market in medical marijuana, that will cater to an expected 450,000 Canadians.
CNN: A business jet crashed into a hangar at the Santa Monica Airport.
CNN: The days of the old-fashioned component stereo system are pretty much over.