Weiner's Wife Is Pregnant, the First Lady Makes a Cameo on Nickelodeon and More

In today's link roundup: The latest Weinergate news and a history of political sex scandals. Plus: Michelle Obama to appear on iCarly.

Rep. Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin

Weiner's wife is pregnant: The New York Times reports that Huma Abedin, 35, is in the early stages of pregnancy, according to three people with knowledge of the situation.

A history of political sex scandals: Will Rep. Anthony Weiner's career survive? For perspective, check out this guide to some of the more notable public embarrassments over the last four decades and how individual politicians -- from Gary Hart to John Ensign -- have weathered the storm.

Michelle Obama to appear on Nickelodeon's iCarly: Mrs. Obama will appear in an upcoming episode of the popular comedy to promote Joining Forces, an initiative launched to encourage communities to "give our service members and their families the opportunities and support they have earned."

Feds seek to close African-American health gap: You've heard all the terrible numbers about obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. New efforts to attack the gap are under way. As part of last year's health care law, the Department of Health and Human Services has put forth a plan to better understand and find solutions to health disparities.

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