CNN: Five conditions cause nearly 900,000 deaths per year in America: heart disease, cancer, lung disease, stroke and unintentional injuries, like car accidents or medication overdoses.
CNN: Senate Republicans blocked a measure that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Forbes: Anonymous Logins will allow users to hold back from sharing their personal information with ad networks.
TIME: All 4,528 undergraduates will receive $100 in bitcoin to spend with the goal of creating a functioning "cryptocurrency ecosystem."
BBC: The World Health Organization poses resistance to antibiotics as a "major global threat" to public health.
Reuters: The Conference Board said its index of consumer attitudes dipped to 82.3, the second-highest reading since January 2008.
CNET: The U.S Computer Emergency Readiness Team warns people to stop using Internet Explorer until Microsoft fixes the bug.
Reuters: The U.S. drugmaker hopes to takeover Britain's AstraZeneca Plc.
Bloomberg: Data suggests that every economy around the globe has a declining number of manufacturing jobs.
CNN: A new study suggests that increasing coffee intake may decrease the risk for type 2 diabetes.
BBC: UK scientists say that human skin grown in a laboratory can replace animals in drug and cosmetic testing.
BBC: General Motors first quarter profits were hit by a $1.3 billion charge to cover the cost of a huge recall over defective ignition switches.
TIME: A study of the bacterial content of dollar bills found that "money could function as a form of transmission."