BBC: The social networking giant purchased the messaging app for $19 billion.
USA Today: In the aftermath of violence that killed at least 25 in Ukraine, the White House is considering imposing sanctions.
WSJ: American Ted Ligety dominated in the men's giant slalom at the Sochi Olympics.
BBC: Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the gold medal in the ice dance competition.
The Atlantic: King Digital Entertainment, the company behind the Candy Crush-craze, has filed its IPO papers with the SEC.
LA Times: The bill would make California the first state to require labels, similar to those on cigarette packs, on sugary drinks.
BBC: Users will be able to customize their gender in a way that "allows people to express themselves in an authentic way," Facebook said in a post.
Reuters: Comcast Corp. will purchase Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion.
CNN: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention launched the Global Health Security Agenda alongside more than 25 nations and international organizations to accelerate progress towards a infectious disease-free world.
BBC: The French president and President Barack Obama toasted to the nations' centuries-old friendship at a White House state dinner.
The Atlantic: The social network for bookworms now has more than 25 million users.
BBC: The former Hollywood child star has died at the age of 85.
Reuters: The number of technology firms aged five years or younger has fallen to below 80,000.