Here are some news stories of a scientific nature:
From The Christian Science Monitor, scientists have discovered the smallest exoplanet seen by a telescope. (It still has twice the mass of Jupiter.)
From Science Daily, researchers from the United States, Ireland and Singapore have altered the magnetic properties of a film of LaMnO3 by changing its thickness.
From The Daily Star, listening to music before, after, and even during surgery has been shown to decrease the need for pain-killers.
And from Mashable, the European spacecraft Rosetta, currently orbiting Comet 67P, has remained healthy after experiencing the comet's perihelion.