BBC: New figures show that maternal deaths worldwide have dropped by 45% since 1990.
Forbes: News that the retailer will close 400 stores by 2016 sent Office Depot shares soaring.
BBC: The World Health Organization declared the spread of polio as an international public health emergency.
TIME: The company will no longer use brominated vegetable oil, which has been linked to a flame retardant, in its Powerade sports drink.
CBS: Older mice who were given blood and blood proteins from young mice showed improved muscle and brain function.
WSJ: The unemployment rate in America dropped to 6.3%, the lowest since September 2008.
CNN: Five conditions cause nearly 900,000 deaths per year in America: heart disease, cancer, lung disease, stroke and unintentional injuries, like car accidents or medication overdoses.
CNN: Senate Republicans blocked a measure that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Forbes: Anonymous Logins will allow users to hold back from sharing their personal information with ad networks.
TIME: All 4,528 undergraduates will receive $100 in bitcoin to spend with the goal of creating a functioning "cryptocurrency ecosystem."
BBC: The World Health Organization poses resistance to antibiotics as a "major global threat" to public health.
Reuters: The Conference Board said its index of consumer attitudes dipped to 82.3, the second-highest reading since January 2008.
CNET: The U.S Computer Emergency Readiness Team warns people to stop using Internet Explorer until Microsoft fixes the bug.