Jessica Simpson reportedly earned $800,000 for the first photos of her baby, Maxwell Drew Johnson. The cherub was born at nearly 10 pounds on May 1 following one of the longest, most stressful celebrity bump watches of our time. And how cute is the wee one? I want to pinch her puffy little baby cheeks just about as much as I want to ask her in 16 years how she feels about appearing sleepy (possibly fussy, judging by that right arm) adorned with a headband, mouth open, eyes wide shut on the cover of a tabloid that was discussed for practically 10 minutes on the Today show this morning.
- Fox News has announced the 10 Republican candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Thursday.
- The World Health Organization says new cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone and Guinea hit the lowest point in more than a year last week.
- Super Typhoon Soudelor, the strongest storm of 2015 so far, is threatening parts of Asia after hitting the Pacific island Saipan.