From the Wires

Record carbon emissions in 2012

Reuters: China led a rise in global carbon dioxide emissions to a record high in 2012, more than offsetting falls in the United States and Europe.

Prison guards describe sexual harassment

Salon.com: Female officers say inmates did unspeakable acts of sex harassment, and brass ignored it.

Man behind leaks seeks asylum

CNN.com: Edward Snowden, the man behind one of the biggest leaks in the history of U.S. intelligence, is a former technical assistant for the CIA.

Obama says no one listenening to phone calls

Reuters: President Barack Obama on Friday  defended U.S. government programs conducting surveillance of Americans' phone and Internet activity.

Putin divorces wife of 30 years

CNN: Vladimir Putin's nearly 30-year marriage has ended, the Russian president and his wife told state-run television in a joint interview.

Target rolling out organic grocery brand

AP: Target Corp. is planning a new organic and natural store brand as it works to rev up its grocery business.

Microsoft helps bust up cybergang operation

USA Today: Microsoft orchestrated the bust-up of another botnet operation that stole $500 million.

NSA collecting phone records of Verizon customers

CBSnews: The National Security Agency currently is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, according to British newspaper, The Guardian.

Navy SEAL comes out as transgender

Salon.com: Memoir reveals Navy SEAL Kristen Beck's, formerly Chris Beck, transition from male to female.

Amazon plans move into grocery business

Reuters: Amazon.com is planning a major roll-out of an online grocery business called AmazonFresh that has been in the works for years.

Chimp photos auctioned for $76K

CBSnews: A collection of photographs were sold at London auction, with 18 of them getting a lot of attention because of who was behind the lens: a chimp.

Native American denied diploma after wearing feather

Salon.com: Alabama high school graduate Chelsey Ramer was fined $1,ooo and denied her diploma and transcripts after wearing an eagle feather.

Lululemon brings back controversial yoga pants

LA Times: Lululemon Athletica is bringing back its black yoga pants after rigorous testing for sheerness.