From the Wires

EPA proposal wants CO2 emissions cut by 2030

WSJ: The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a draft rule that seeks to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 30% from existing power plants by 2030.

Is U.S. manufacturing poised for a comeback?

WSJ: The number of factory jobs has risen to more than 12 million in the past four years.

Learning a second language slows brain aging

BBC: A study has found that learning a second language, even in adulthood, has positive effects on the brain.

Dish network to accept bitcoin payments

NYT: Dish customers will be able to make manual payments in Bitcoin beginning in the third quarter.

Study: Nearly 29% of world population is overweight

WSJ: The prevalence of people overweight of obese jumped 27.5% for adults; 47.1% for kids from 1980 to 2013.

Apple to buy Beats for $3B

Reuters: Apple Inc. will acquire Beats for $3 billion.

Study: Cynicism linked to greater dementia risk

CNN: A new study showed that cynical people have a higher likelihood of developing dementia.

CEO pay tops $10M-mark

TIME: Median CEO pay hit a record high of $10.5 million in 2013, an 8.8% rise over 2012.

Study: Diet soda helps weight loss

CNN: A study funded by the American Beverage Association showed that individuals who drank diet soda lost more weight compared to their counterparts who just drank water.

Yelp identifies unreported food poisoning cases

CBS: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are examining how Yelp can be used to track incidences of food poisoning that is not reported.

Tennessee reinstates electric chair use

CNN: Tennessee is the first state to make use of the electric chair mandatory when lethal injection drugs are unavailable.

eBay urges users to change account password

CNET: The online retailer is asking users to change their passwords following a security hack.

Pet treats from China caused dog deaths, human sickness

NBC: Pet jerky treats imported from China are linked to more than 1,000 deaths in dogs, more than 4,800 complaints of animal illness and three reports of sickness from people who ingested the product.