BY THE NUMBERS
Amount the government shutdown last fall cost national parks and surrounding communities, the Interior Department said Monday
Drop in visitors to the parks because of the shutdown
New birth attempt
A Swedish doctor said Monday that four women who received transplanted wombs have had embryos transferred into them in an attempt to get pregnant. Dr. Mats Brannstrom would not say whether any of the women had succeeded. The women received wombs donated by their mothers or other close relatives.
New trip to China
Michelle Obama plans a weeklong solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China's first lady and high school and university students, the White House announced Monday. During her visit March 19-26, she will focus on the power and importance of education.