Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in November. (Dominic Lipinski/AFP/Getty Images/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

• Mark your calendars: Prince William and Duchess Kate’s baby will arrive in July, according to a statement Monday from the royal publicity team. Note that it’s “baby,” singular, so you can end all the twins speculation.


Malik Obama in his hometown of Kogelo in 2009. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)

• Must run in the family: Malik Obama, one of the president’s half-brothers, is going into politics, too. The 54-year-old businessman announced Sunday he will run for governor of Siaya, a district in western Kenya, reports Bloomberg. (Earlier: Obama’s extended family in Kogelo, Kenya, now in spotlight, 1/19/09)

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