Planned Parenthood Funding Battle: "At stake is more than $75 million that Planned Parenthood receives to provide family planning assistance to low-income women, money that its opponents say only frees up funds for abortions," reports the NYT.
A Human Skull: Found on Whidbey Island beach, bearing "signs of trauma caused by a hatchet or axe."
Medicare Fraud Bust: "Federal agents raided health care facilities in nine states this morning, arresting dozens of suspects believed to be defrauding Medicare of tens of millions of dollars," reports ABC News.
The Drunk Driver Who Plowed Through a Crowd oF Folks Outside Showbox Sodo: Due for sentencing today.
Partisan Bullshit: A Tucson firefighter refused to respond to the Jan. 8 shooting rampage that wounded Representative Gabrielle Giffords because of political differences with his crew, delaying his unit’s arrival at the scene," reports the NYT.
Forever Tired No More?: A new study suggests that psychotherapy and a gradual increase in exercise can significantly benefit patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.
Jazz Musician Accused Of Cancer Fundraiser Deception: "Grammy-nominated saxophonist Ski Johnson put together the Jazz for Life event scheduled for this weekend at the Grand Hyatt," reports KIRO. "The flyer for the fundraiser lists major celebrities as its special guests, including James Earl Jones and Michael Douglas. But publicists for the actors said they have never heard of the fundraiser."
Finally, today is Dr. Dre's birthday, but he bores me, so here's an Ice Cube track.