Bloomberg: Jiroemon Kimura, a 116-year-old Japanese man born in 1897, who was the oldest man in recorded history, has died of natural causes.
CBsnews: Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous.
NationalGeogrpahic.com: Dogs and people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have similar brain abnormalities.
BBC: The Russian Duma passed a law against giving minors information about homosexuality punishable by heavy fines.
CBSnews: The journalist who exposed classified U.S. surveillance programs leaked by an American defense contractor said Tuesday there will be more 'significant revelations.'
AP: Tobacco company Altria Group Inc. is launching its first electronic cigarette under the MarkTen brand.
Reuters: China led a rise in global carbon dioxide emissions to a record high in 2012, more than offsetting falls in the United States and Europe.
Salon.com: Female officers say inmates did unspeakable acts of sex harassment, and brass ignored it.
CNN.com: Edward Snowden, the man behind one of the biggest leaks in the history of U.S. intelligence, is a former technical assistant for the CIA.
Reuters: President Barack Obama on Friday defended U.S. government programs conducting surveillance of Americans' phone and Internet activity.
CNN: Vladimir Putin's nearly 30-year marriage has ended, the Russian president and his wife told state-run television in a joint interview.
AP: Target Corp. is planning a new organic and natural store brand as it works to rev up its grocery business.
USA Today: Microsoft orchestrated the bust-up of another botnet operation that stole $500 million.