USAToday: NSA leaker wants to stay temporarily in Russia until he can travel to Latin America.
Salon.com: The new economy is turning human labor into just another computer process -- and will keep wrecking jobs.
USA Today: Astronomers analyzing data from the Hubble telescope say a blue planet in a nearby solar system shares little else with Earth besides color.
CBSnews: Intoxicated men seem more likely to be described by others in exaggerated drunk terms, while people tend to downplay how intoxicated females actually are.
BBC: The alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, reportedly asked his CIA captors if he could design a vacuum cleaner.
Yahoo: U.S. employers are offering subsidized pet insurance as a perk to workers.
Chicago Tribune: Tribune Co. will split off its publishing business into a separate company, one week after announcing a deal to buy 19 television stations.
Reuters: A federal judge ruled that the company conspired with five major publishers to raise the retail prices of e-books.
BBC: One person in four has paid a bribe to a public body in the last year, according to a survey carried out in 95 countries by Transparency International.
CNN.com: Severe pollution has slashed an average of five and half years from life expectancy in northern China, as toxic air has led to higher rates of stroke, heart disease and cancer.
The Atlantic: Excessive boozing costs the economy about $1.37 in lost productivity for each drink consumed.
NBC News: Antarctic scientists say the contnent's largest, deepest subsurface lake, Lake Vostok, is likely teaming with thousands tiny varieties of organisms and fish.
CBSnews: Douglas Dayton, who led the transformation of a family department store into retailing giant Target Corp., has died at the age of 88.