BBC: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel reported plans to eliminate an entire class of Air Force attack jets.
CNET: The video-rental company will pay Comcast for direct access to its broadband network.
BBC: The President will meet the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader in a private meeting in the White House Map Room.
CNN: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported people between the ages of 18 and 64 represent 61% of all influenza-related hospitalizations.
Reuters: The second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator is considering selling.
BBC: The social networking giant purchased the messaging app for $19 billion.
USA Today: In the aftermath of violence that killed at least 25 in Ukraine, the White House is considering imposing sanctions.
WSJ: American Ted Ligety dominated in the men's giant slalom at the Sochi Olympics.
BBC: Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the gold medal in the ice dance competition.
The Atlantic: King Digital Entertainment, the company behind the Candy Crush-craze, has filed its IPO papers with the SEC.
LA Times: The bill would make California the first state to require labels, similar to those on cigarette packs, on sugary drinks.
BBC: Users will be able to customize their gender in a way that "allows people to express themselves in an authentic way," Facebook said in a post.
Reuters: Comcast Corp. will purchase Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion.