From the Wires

Airbus 350 completes maiden flight

BBC: The newest aircraft from European planemaker Airbus has successfully completed its maiden test flight.

Supreme Court rules against human gene patents

The Washington Post: In a unanimous ruling with huge impact on pharmaceutical, medical and agricultural interests, the  Supreme Court said that human genes cannot be patented.

Queen's portrait defaced in Westminster Abbey

BBC: A portrait of the Queen in Westminster Abbey has been defaced with spray paint, an abbey spokesman has said.

Nestle launched bottled water for 'trendy high income' women

Salon: The company launched “Resource” on Monday, a premium water made specifically for “a woman who is a little more on the trendy side and higher-income side,” according to Larry Cooper, group marketing manager for Resource.

Oldest man in recorded history dies

Bloomberg: Jiroemon Kimura, a 116-year-old Japanese man born in 1897, who was the oldest man in recorded history, has died of natural causes.

Hands-free texting while driving more dangerous

CBsnews: Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous.

Is your dog OCD? Dogs and people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have similar brain abnormalities.

Russian legislation bans "gay propaganda"

BBC: The Russian Duma passed a law against giving minors information about homosexuality punishable by heavy fines.

More stories to come from journalist who exposed spying

CBSnews: The journalist who exposed classified U.S. surveillance programs leaked by an American defense contractor said Tuesday there will be more 'significant revelations.'

Marlboro maker jumping into e-cigarettes

AP: Tobacco company Altria Group Inc. is launching its first electronic cigarette under the MarkTen brand.

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

Man behind leaks seeks asylum 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.