Your daily news briefing, with reports on Zsa Zsa Gabor, 94, becoming a new mom; the budget battles; and Kobe Bryant's gay slur.
News to know
The husband of Zsa Zsa Gabor said he and the 94-year-old former actress are planning to have a baby. Prince Frederic von Anhalt, 67, said the couple would use an egg donor and a surrogate mother, and that he is prepared to raise the child. One of the reasons for a baby would be so that someone would carry on the Gabor name.
Quote of note
"This stops the bleeding. It starts us moving in the right direction. Does it cut enough? No. Do I washing it cut more? Absolutely. Do we need to cut more? Absolutely." - House Speaker John Boehner, asking the House to back the budget deal that was worked out late last Friday. The House approved the budget.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is in hot water after shouting a gay slur during a game: The NBA fined him $100,000, and gay-rights groups condemned his word choice. Watch the report below.
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