A vehicle parked near the White House that officials initially thought was suspicious has been cleared and streets in the area have reopened.
Federal officials say Georgia will get $17.2 million in federal grant money as part of a plan aimed at improving some persistently low-performing schools.
The National Weather Service projects that the main threats from the storms will be damaging wind, large hail, heavy rain and lightning.
The commissioner of Georgia's Department of Juvenile Justice says one of his agency's corrections officers has been arrested on felony drug charges in Savannah.
Connecticut's governor has signed into law some of the country's tightest gun restrictions in response to December's shooting massacre at a Newtown school.