BBC: The Congressional Budget Office reports President Obama's health care law will cut the workforce by the equivalent of more than two million workers.
Reuters: The major drugstore chain is the first to take tobacco products off its shelves in the United States.
Reuters: Shares steadied after falling to a near four-month low as the emerging market sell-off bounced back.
CNN: The World Health Organization reports that cancer cases are expected to rise 57% in the next 20 years.
Reuters: The former South African president left the estate to his family members, the ruling African National Congress, former staff and local schools.
Washington Post: A study reports the U.S. abortion rate decreased to 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women in 2011.
Bloomberg: The software maker's board is preparing to name Satya Nadella the new chief executive officer.
The Atlantic: The former exchange student was convicted of the 2007 murder of her former roommate, overturning the 2011 acquittal.
Washington Post: Rep. Henry A. Waxman has decided to retire at the end of the congressional session.
Bloomberg Businessweek: An experimental therapy has helped more than 80 percent of children with peanut allergies safely consume a handful of peanuts.
TIME: Two Norwegian politicians say Edward Snowden made the world a safer place.
BBC: Scientists in Japan discovered stem cells can quickly be made by dipping blood cells in acid.
BBC: President Barack Obama will unveil an executive order to raise the minimum wage during his annual State of the Union address.