PE HUB First Read

Uber has hired more IPO underwriters as it prepares to go public.

Gov. Gavin Newsom is putting a moratorium on the death penalty in California.

A worldwide outage hit Google gmail last night.

NASA says the first person on Mars will likely be a woman.

Sen. Mitt Romney’s unusual technique for blowing out birthday candles is puzzling the Internet.

Dick’s Sporting Goods will stop selling guns in 125 stores.

New York food and beverage distributor Gregory Abbott is caught up in the college cheating scandal.

UK Parliament votes down British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Disney says its acquisition of 21st Century Fox will close on March 20.

An appeals court says Ohio may withhold Planned Parenthood funding.

Volkswagen is betting its future on electric cars.

Senate will vote Thursday on bill to block Trump’s national emergency declaration.