Forbes: NASA's Kepler mission uncovered 715 new planets circling 305 stars.
L.A. Times: The sudden closure of Mt. Gox, the world's largest virtual currency exchange, triggered a massive sell-off.
BBC: A national study has found the obesity rate among young children has fallen 43% since 2003-2004.
BBC: President Barack Obama warned Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai that the United States may pull all troops from his country by the end of 2014.
CNN: Mt. Gox was taken offline, putting the millions of dollars invested in the digital currency at risk.
BBC: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel reported plans to eliminate an entire class of Air Force attack jets.
CNET: The video-rental company will pay Comcast for direct access to its broadband network.
BBC: The President will meet the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader in a private meeting in the White House Map Room.
CNN: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported people between the ages of 18 and 64 represent 61% of all influenza-related hospitalizations.
Reuters: The second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator is considering selling.
BBC: The social networking giant purchased the messaging app for $19 billion.
USA Today: In the aftermath of violence that killed at least 25 in Ukraine, the White House is considering imposing sanctions.
WSJ: American Ted Ligety dominated in the men's giant slalom at the Sochi Olympics.