A woman fleeing from Kitsap County Sheriff's deputies in Silverdale allegedly slammed into another car, killing one person and injuring another. The 28-year-old driver was arrested for investigation of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, possession of cocaine, possession of heroin, and possession of methamphetamine.

Mission to Mars: NASA says that after reviewing data gathered by the Curiosity rover, astronauts can safely walk the Martian surface without overexposure to radiation. Granted, the rover has yet to gather information during a "solar event," but when it comes to a barren orb of red sand, this is positive news.

Holy Troubles: Gaza is holding its breath, bracing for an Israeli invasion after the Israeli Defense Forces called up 75,000 reservists for duty.

Animal Cruelty: Intruders at the Zoo Boise are suspected to have killed a Patas monkey. Two men clad in dark clothes were spotted near the primate exhibit by a security guard but weren't caught.

iPad (Mini) Heist: A JFK cargo worker was arrested in connection with the iPad heist last Monday. Police think that the suspect may have been a look-out while two others loaded 3,600 iPad Minis onto a truck.

More O' Dem: Ron Barber, the Arizona Democrat who replaced U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, officially won reelection, surmounting his Republican opponent's election day lead. Barber is Giffords's former aide and was shot in the face alongside her in 2011.

Pray On: On his visit to a Buddhist monastery in Thailand, President Obama asked a monk to pray to resolve the fiscal cliff.

Coal Trade: At least one Mexican drug cartel is getting rich off coal.