BBC: Parliament in France is moving to ban child beauty pageants for promoting hyper-sexualization of minors.
CNN: Apple is giving Siri a major overhaul as part of Wednesday's upgrade to its iOS 7 mobile operating system.
Reuters: A longer version of Boeing Co's Dreamliner made its first flight on Tuesday.
KDAL: Today marks a thousand days at or above $3 a gallon for the national average of gasoline.
USAToday: Americans' household incomes have stopped losing ground to inflation, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.
BBC: Engineers in Italy have succeeded in setting the cruise ship Costa Concordia upright, 20 months after it ran aground off the island of Giglio.
Washington Times: California lawmakers passed a bill raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour, phased in over the next three years.
CNN: A new national poll in the battle for the 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential nominations indicates Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming Democratic frontrunner.
BBC: At least four people have been killed in a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
CNN: U.S. measles cases in 2013 are at their highest level in 17 years, partly due to people refusing to vaccinate their children.
CNN: Help has arrived for Lyons, the small town cut off by flooding in Colorado.
Reuters: The notion that anyone with smarts, drive and a great idea can raise money and start a company is a central tenet of the Valley's ethos.
BBC: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has appeared on Russian TV to confirm that his country's chemical weapons will be placed under international control.