TIME: All 4,528 undergraduates will receive $100 in bitcoin to spend with the goal of creating a functioning "cryptocurrency ecosystem."
BBC: The World Health Organization poses resistance to antibiotics as a "major global threat" to public health.
Reuters: The Conference Board said its index of consumer attitudes dipped to 82.3, the second-highest reading since January 2008.
CNET: The U.S Computer Emergency Readiness Team warns people to stop using Internet Explorer until Microsoft fixes the bug.
Reuters: The U.S. drugmaker hopes to takeover Britain's AstraZeneca Plc.
Bloomberg: Data suggests that every economy around the globe has a declining number of manufacturing jobs.
CNN: A new study suggests that increasing coffee intake may decrease the risk for type 2 diabetes.
BBC: UK scientists say that human skin grown in a laboratory can replace animals in drug and cosmetic testing.
BBC: General Motors first quarter profits were hit by a $1.3 billion charge to cover the cost of a huge recall over defective ignition switches.
TIME: A study of the bacterial content of dollar bills found that "money could function as a form of transmission."
Bloomberg: The government developed a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses.
Forbes: The deal will bring the network's original shows to Amazon streaming.
Forbes: The fast food chain's net income fell 5% to $1.2 billion.