BBC: It's not a myth - women really are better than men at multitasking, at least in certain cases, a study says.
Yahoo: For the first time, a solid majority of American adults supports legalizing marijuana.
Reuters: There is little evidence that employers are sacrificing full-time jobs by hiring more part-timers or reducing existing employee hours because of the costs of providing health coverage.
BBC: Google has introduced controls to its Chrome web browser that allow parents to monitor and control the browsing behavior of their children.
The Washington Post: Congress authorized not-for-profit insurance cooperatives under the Affordable Care Act to foster health insurance competition, but has now put their existence in jeopardy with poor funding and onerous rules.
New York Times: The Transportation Security Administration expanded its screening of passengers before they even arrive at the airport. They search government and private databases including car registrations and employment info.
CNN: Facebook has stirred up a storm with a controversial decision to lift a ban on violent videos, including beheadings.
BBC: Nokia has unveiled its first phablets - extra-large phones - as well as its first tablet computer.
AP: Nearly 15% of Americans aged 16 to 24 are neither in school nor working.
Reuters: President Barack Obama declared himself frustrated with the malfunctioning website that is central to his signature healthcare law.
BBC: Gay couples in New Jersey have been exchanging vows on the day the US state became the 14th in the nation to recognize same-sex marriages.
Independent: A perfectly preserved 1.8 million-year-old skull of an ape-like man was discovered, which could re-write the early history of human evolution.
The Atlantic: A new study reminds us that poverty is the giant backpack dragging down American students.