From the Wires

General Motors recalls 2.7M more cars

BBC: The recall will cost the carmaker approximately $200 million.

Obesity raises breast cancer death rate

NBC: A new study finds obese younger women have a 34% higher risk of dying from their breast cancer.

Google Glass on sale again

CNN: Consumers can purchase Google Glass for $1,500 as long as supplies last.

17 everyday chemicals that could cause breast cancer

TIME: Scientists identified 17 groups of chemicals that could be linked to mammary tumors.

Red wine health benefits 'overhyped'

BBC: Scientists say that red wine may not be as good for health as first believed.

AT&T pursues DirecTV

NYT: The country's second-largest wireless carrier is in talks to purchase the largest U.S. satellite television provider for at least $50 billion.

Hillshire acquires rival food firm Pinnacle

BBC: U.S. food firm Hillshire Brands purchased its rival, Pinnacle Foods, for $6.6 billion.

U.S. cervical cancer rate higher than previously thought

CBS: A study shows the rate is up 55% among all women.

McDonalds tests seasoned french fries McDonald’s says it plans to start testing seasoned french fries at select U.S. locations starting Friday.

Apple close to buying Beats for $3.2 billion

Reuters: Both companies are hashing out details and the envisioned deal could still fall through.

Fast food workers plan to strike in 150 cities

CNN: Fast food workers have been calling on their employers to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

CO2 reduces nutrients in major food crops

BBC: A new study reports that rising levels of carbon dioxide worldwide will significantly affect the nutrient content of crops.

WSJ Twitter account hacked

CNN: The Wall Street Journal Twitter account was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.