BBC: During March/April - the time of year when marine floes are at their thickest - the radar spacecraft recorded just under 15,000 cu km of ice.
CNN: When Americans start shopping on the state-based exchanges next month, a couple of big insurers will not be present.
AP: The pay gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America widened to a record last year.
Reuters: Google and other big Internet players are asking courts to allow public discussion of their mandated cooperation with the U.S. spy agencies.
The Columbus Dispatch: Ohio's Gov. John Kasich will limit food stamps for 130,000 adults starting Jan. 1.
CNET: Apple's holding a special event tomorrow. Here's what to expect.
BBC: A previously unknown landscape painting by Vincent van Gogh has been identified by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
New York Times: The Department of Agriculture approved new rules that allow slaughtered chickens processed in China to be shipped to the U.S.
Reuters: The BBC's former director general Mark Thompson has accused the head of its governing body of misleading Britain's parliament about huge pay-offs to senior executives.
Fortune: What the sizzle at some legendary chophouses says about the New York economy — and maybe the nation's, too.
Reuters: An Australian teenager who has built an online following by leaking pictures of upcoming Apple Inc products has the purported fingerprint scanner of the latest iPhone.
BBC: Denmark's Lego has become the world's second-biggest toy maker after reporting a 13% increase in sales.
Reuters: Forging a "wearables" market worth a potential $50 billion, Qualcomm and Samsung have expanded their reach beyond mobile phones.