From the Wires

West Coast lawmakers want earthquake warning funding

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Group sends a letter to the House Appropriations Committee requesting $16.1 million for demonstration system.

Online network plans to charge subscribers for early access to popular YouTube videos

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Vessel will charge users $2.99 a month to see videos from YouTube stars before the public consumes them for free.

Wyoming — not Florida — is the best state in which to retire

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: A personal finance site says Wyoming, Colorado, Montana and Idaho are the best states in which to retire.

African elephants nearing extinction

AL JAZEERA AMERICA: Experts warn that wild African elephants could be extinct in the next couple decades.

Summer slated for self-driving Teslas

NEW YORK TIMES: Elon Musk announces self-driving Teslas will hit American roads by the summer.

Apples that resist browning, potatoes that don't bruise approved in US

ECONOMIC TIMES: A pair of new GMO-infused foods have been approved for sale in the United States.

Microsoft hints at plans to supplant Explorer with new browser

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Microsoft has plans to offer an alternative to its browsing staple.

Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg boost coffers used to fight tobacco industry

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Two of the country's wealthiest men create Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund.

Apple TV aims to add network stations

BLOOMBERG: Apple is in talks with ABC, CBS and Fox to stream those networks through its Web-based service.

6.5M boxes of Kraft mac and cheese recalled

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Boxes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese are being recalled because they could contain pieces of metal.

Facebook explains what posts it deems allowable

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Social media giant clarifies what is allowed in its network.

Civil rights commission discusses workplace protections for gay people

MCCLATCHY: Series of panels discuss how the federal government can better protect gay people in the workplace.

Oil prices begin to fall again

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Price of oil fell 10 percent last week.