From the Wires

Major stem cell discovery claimed

BBC: Scientists in Japan discovered stem cells can quickly be made by dipping blood cells in acid.

State of the Union speech to address income inequality

BBC: President Barack Obama will unveil an executive order to raise the minimum wage during his annual State of the Union address.

Google Glass consumer launch set for year's end

LA Times: Google plans to release Glass to the general public near the end of 2014.

Florida Rep. Trey Radel to resign

USA Today: GOP Rep. Trey Radel of Florida will resign from Congress.

Most don't know the health-insurance deadline

The Atlantic: A survey reported only 45 percent of Americans identified March 31 as purchase deadline for health insurance.

Less than half of children's screen time is educational

NYT: A study reports that as children age they spend more time with screens, but less time with educational activities.

Apple's Macintosh turns 30

CNET: The first Macintosh computer debuted on January 24, 1984.

What jobs will the robots take?

The Atlantic: Nearly half of American jobs today could be automated in a few decades, but which half?

New York 'mobster' charged in 'Goodfellas' cash robbery

BBC: Vincent Asaro has been charged with stealing $5 million from the JFK airport in 1978.

Fastest ever broadband speeds pass test

BBC: Speeds of 1.4 terabits per second were achieved during a test in London.

The decline of the American book lover

The Atlantic: Nearly a quarter of American adults have not read a single book in the past year.

College diversity is expensive

The Atlantic: President Obama has called on colleges to increase low-income student enrollment, but for elite schools, committing to financial-aid students will lead to budget cuts and decreased revenue.

Google testing 'smart contact lens'

BBC: Google is testing a "smart contact lens" that will measure glucose levels in tears.