Wall Street Journal: Dell received two alternative takeover proposals, from Carl Icahn and Blackstone Group.
AP: Observant Jews in Israel can now enjoy a rabbi-approved puff during the week-long Passover holiday that starts at sundown Monday.
Reuters: The messy deal to bail out Cyprus has averted the latest threat to the break-up of the euro but raises new questions about the currency's long-term viability.
KATU: A scammer held a woman hostage on the phone, telling her if she hung up she would go to jail.
CNET: Apple banned an iPad game designed to teach kids about where there favorite products are made—sweatshops.
Los Angeles Times: A government study found that 2% of U.S. schoolchildren are being diagnosed with autism, compared to 1.2% in a similar 2007 study.
CNN.com: A rodent might be the reason for power outages at a critical Japanese nuclear facility this week.
USAToday: The nation's largest pediatricians group says that civil marriage for same-sex couples is the best way to ensure legal and financial security.
Washington Post: The Senate passed a short-term measure to fund the federal government beyond March and if the House approves it Thursday, a government shutdown may be averted.
Fast Company: Walmart's system that lets shoppers scan an item's barcode with their iPhone and then pay at self-checkout is expanding to more than 200 U.S. stores.
FCW: It is rumored that Amazon has signed a deal to provide cloud services for the Central Intelligence Agency.
ABCnews.com: A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
CBSnews.com: Citing the minimal support for legislation that would ban assault weapons, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he would leave the proposal out of the gun violence bill.