Reuters: The number of technology firms aged five years or younger has fallen to below 80,000.
BBC: Mark Zuckerburg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, donated 18 million Facebook shares to a Silicon Valley foundation.
Reuters: Young women who smoke may have an increased risk of a common type of breast cancer.
Forbes: The American Heart Association published a guideline that focuses on preventing stroke in women.
CBS: After 22 years, Leno said goodbye to the late-night program Thursday.
BBC: A study in Canada found teenagers who played violent video games for long periods of time lacked empathy.
USA Today: The sandwich chain is removing a chemical commonly used in shoe rubber from its bread.
BBC: The Congressional Budget Office reports President Obama's health care law will cut the workforce by the equivalent of more than two million workers.
Reuters: The major drugstore chain is the first to take tobacco products off its shelves in the United States.
Reuters: Shares steadied after falling to a near four-month low as the emerging market sell-off bounced back.
CNN: The World Health Organization reports that cancer cases are expected to rise 57% in the next 20 years.
Reuters: The former South African president left the estate to his family members, the ruling African National Congress, former staff and local schools.
Washington Post: A study reports the U.S. abortion rate decreased to 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women in 2011.