Jenna Bush Hager gave birth Saturday to baby Mila, the first grandchild for former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush. That means former President George H.W. Bush has another great-grandchild.
States drop GED: Some 40 states and the District of Columbia may drop the GED due to rising costs. New York, Montana, and New Hampshire have already made the switch to an alternative high school equivalency exam.
A major gun rights group has announced its support for a compromise Senate measure that would expand background checks on gun buyers. The National Rifle Association continues to oppose such checks even though most NRA members support them.
Idaho dog disappearances: Four more dogs have been brutally killed, adding to the tally of 30 dog disappearances in Idaho since November. The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $5,000 reward,
Carnival cruise ship fails health inspection due to flies in kitchen, an unprotected salad bar, and not enough chlorine in the water park pool. This was the first Carnival cruise ship to fail a health inspection in five years, says Carnival.
The law requiring the administration's action roiled US-Russia relations after its passage last year. Some in Congress said the list of 18 rights violators was too short, but the US is bracing for blowback.