CBS News — Romaine lettuce-linked E. coli outbreak over, CDC says
U.S. health officials are declaring an end to a food poisoning outbreak blamed on romaine lettuce from California.

The New York Times — Ocean warming is accelerating faster than thought, new research finds
Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change because almost all the excess heat absorbed by the planet ends up stored in their waters.

The Washington Post — Louisiana adopts ‘Netflix’ model to pay for hepatitis C drugs
Louisiana officials announced Thursday that their state would become the first to move forward with a new way to pay for expensive hepatitis C treatments, which could dramatically increase the number of people who can be cured of the liver-damaging disease and provide a model for others struggling to afford the medications.

Kaiser Health News — Newsom diverges sharply from Washington with health care budget
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday unveiled his first state budget, one that leads California down a very different health care path than the one Washington has forged.

NBC News — Foods high in fiber may help people lose weight, live longer, large study finds
New research out Thursday shows that people who eat more fiber live longer.