BBC: Research suggests that air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat and blood clots in the lung.
Businessweek: Officially named "End-to-End," the Chrome Web browser extension will encrypt one's digital message which will remain encrypted until the intended recipient decodes it.
USA Today: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that food handlers cause about 70% of norovirus outbreaks related to contaminated food.
Reuters: Automakers reported higher-than-expected new car sales in the United States in May.
WSJ: The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a draft rule that seeks to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 30% from existing power plants by 2030.
WSJ: The number of factory jobs has risen to more than 12 million in the past four years.
BBC: A study has found that learning a second language, even in adulthood, has positive effects on the brain.
NYT: Dish customers will be able to make manual payments in Bitcoin beginning in the third quarter.
WSJ: The prevalence of people overweight of obese jumped 27.5% for adults; 47.1% for kids from 1980 to 2013.
Reuters: Apple Inc. will acquire Beats for $3 billion.
CNN: A new study showed that cynical people have a higher likelihood of developing dementia.
TIME: Median CEO pay hit a record high of $10.5 million in 2013, an 8.8% rise over 2012.
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.