CBSnews.com: British physicist Stephen Hawking has dropped plans to attend a major international conference in Israel in June.
Reuters: The U.S. government charged eight individuals with stealing debit card data from two Middle Eastern banks in a scheme that prosecutors said netted $45 million in a matter of hours.
Boston Globe: Boston's Mayor said he will not allow the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev to be buried in the city.
CBSnews.com: A Southwest Airlines flight from Orlando to Providence made an unscheduled stop in South Carolina.
CNN.COM: Chris Christie says it was family rather than presidential politics that convinced him to undergo weight-reduction surgery.
New York Times: "Despite the inherent attractiveness of cute trucks and clever food options, the [foodcart] business stinks."
Reuters: Investigators have confirmed that ammonium nitrate was the trigger for the explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant last month that left 14 people dead.
Reuters: The three women were discovered alive in a house in Cleveland and the home's owner and his two brothers were arrested, police said on Tuesday.
REUTERS: Legislation allowing states to impose sales taxes on online retailers easily passed the Senate but appears to face greater opposition among House Republicans.
USA Today: Facebook joined the Fortune 500 for the first time, due to its rising revenue.
AP: A 93-year-old man was arrested by German authorities on allegations he served as an Auschwitz death camp guard.
LA Times: The California Supreme Court decided that cities may ban medical marijuana dispensaries through zoning, as happened in Riverside.
BBCnews: The Arctic seas are being made rapidly more acidic by carbon-dioxide emissions, according to a new report.