Garth Brooks (Erica Goldring / Getty Images)

Brief news from here and elsewhere:

Garth Brooks is now a grandfather, believe it or not. His 19-year-old daughter August just had a baby. (AP)

— Frank Ocean has canceled his Australian tour after apparently tearing a vocal cord. (L.A. Times)

— This marvelous headline — “Reid: Hillary could probably do better than Bill” — will disappoint you when you click and realize the Senate majority leader meant that she might be a better president, not that she could find a better husband. (AP)

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