From the Wires

Smoking cigarettes tied to breast cancer

Reuters: Young women who smoke may have an increased risk of a common type of breast cancer.

New guidelines designed to prevent strokes in women

Forbes: The American Heart Association published a guideline that focuses on preventing stroke in women.

Jay Leno bids farewell to 'The Tonight Show'

CBS: After 22 years, Leno said goodbye to the late-night program Thursday.

Violent video games hold back 'moral maturity' in teens

BBC: A study in Canada found teenagers who played violent video games for long periods of time lacked empathy.

Subway to remove chemical from bread

USA Today: The sandwich chain is removing a chemical commonly used in shoe rubber from its bread.

Obamacare will reduce U.S. workforce

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.

CVS Caremark Corp. to drop cigarettes

Reuters: The major drugstore chain is the first to take tobacco products off its shelves in the United States.

World markets steady

Reuters: Shares steadied after falling to a near four-month low as the emerging market sell-off bounced back.

Cancer cases to surge 57%

CNN: The World Health Organization reports that cancer cases are expected to rise 57% in the next 20 years.

Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1M estate

Reuters: The former South African president left the estate to his family members, the ruling African National Congress, former staff and local schools.

Abortion rate at lowest since 1973

Washington Post: A study reports the U.S. abortion rate decreased to 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women in 2011.

Microsoft to name Satya Nadella as next CEO

Bloomberg: The software maker's board is preparing to name Satya Nadella the new chief executive officer.

Amanda Knox awaits murder trial verdict again

The Atlantic: The former exchange student was convicted of the 2007 murder of her former roommate, overturning the 2011 acquittal.