Cost of raising a child up to $245,340 (AP): It will cost middle-income U.S. parents nearly a quarter-million dollars on average to raise a child born in the year 2013, according to the latest projection from the Agriculture Department. The figure, which accounts for food, housing, childcare and education through age 18, is up 1.8 percent from 2012.
California teens arrested over alleged school-shooting plot (USA Today): Police say two male students, ages 16 and 17, have acknowledged they were planning to shoot three staff members and random students at South Pasadena High School in South Pasadena, Calif. The pair were arrested Monday after police received a tip from someone in the community.
UW earns high ranking for medicine and pharmacy programs (Puget Sound Business Journal): An international ranking of the world’s top universities has put the University of Washington at No. 3 for clinical medicine and pharmacy.