BBC: Bookshop owners have hit back at an initiative by Amazon to sell its Kindle e-book reader in independent shops.
CNN: SeaTac, Wash. residents voted to raise the minimum wage to $15.
Toronto Star: The mayor of Canada’s biggest city, Rob Ford, who is already accused of smoking crack, was captured on video stumbling about someone's living room ranting.
Chicago Tribune: The Food and Drug Administration is trying to eliminate artificially created trans fats that are linked to heart disease from all processed foods.
New York Times: The Illinois House of Representatives voted to allow same-sex couples to wed.
Huffington Post: Blockbuster plans to close all of its remaining stores, as well as its by-mail movie distribution by early 2014.
AP: Voters in Portland, Maine voted to legalize possession of marijuana for recreational use.
BBC: India successfully launched a spacecraft to Mars, with the aim of becoming the fourth space agency to reach the planet.
ABC: Kraft announced plans to pull the yellow coloring from at least three of its kid-friendly mac and cheese types.
NBC: Off-year elections happen across the country today. See which high-profile contests to watch:
New York Times: DNA tests show that many unproven herbal supplements are not what they claimed to be, often diluted or replaced entirely by cheap fillers like soy or wheat.
Reuters: Works by Picasso, Matisse and Chagall, has been discovered in a Munich apartment among stacks of rotting groceries, German magazine Focus reported.
BBC: A robot developed by Japanese scientists is so fast it can win the rock-paper-scissors game against a human every single time.