A new book about Eva Braun says she was "no dumb blonde." "People have always seen her as just the pleasant woman who fell in love with a monster, but she actually played an important role in Hitler's inner circle."
• The FDA announced Thursday that they're clamping down on tobacco companies in efforts to ensure teenagers aren't reached by their advertising methods. They will no longer allow cigarette brands to sponsor sporting events or sell merchandise at family events. • Despite the lack of evidence that they prevent heart disease in women, an estimated 12 million American ladies are prescribed statins. Statins carry serious risks of side effects, but doctors continue to hand them out to ladies. Time Magazine finally asks why? • A horrible person stole hundreds of dollars from a 16-year-old selling Girl Scout cookies in Tacoma, Washington. As he made off with the cash, a surprised Beverly Reed yelled "I can't believe you did that! It's very rude!" • Celine Lesage has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for murdering six of her newborn babies and hiding their bodies in her basement. She told the court: "I did it, but I can't explain why I did it." Defense argued that she had psychological problems, which needed to be considered when determining sentencing. • More women in poor states, like Mississippi and Arkansas, are dying of cervical cancer than those in wealthier states. Unfortunately, only 16% of teens in Mississippi received the Gardasil vaccine, and only 22% in Arkansas were given the shot. Compared with 55% of teens in Rhode Island, this is a huge problem. • A New York woman has admitted to strangling her 18-year-old daughter in her apartment in Purchase, New York, because she couldn't handle the "disrespectful" teen. The mother than attempted to kill herself and later said she did it because she felt they were "too much baggage" for her husband. • The Illinois senate has approved a bill that will lessen penalties for teen sexting. "Sometimes these kids don't understand what they're doing, make a mistake and it follows them for life," said Ira Silverstein, the Chicago democrat who sponsored the bill. "So we don't want that in their record." • A couple has found what they believe may be the remains of missing student Natalee Holloway in the water off the coast of Aruba. The Pennsylvania retiree snapped the picture of what appears to be a human body while on vacation last October. • A team of scientists have established an international database of cat fur that will allow police and investigators to use the fluffy detritus as forensic evidence. • Who will win the battle for domain rights over Sex.com? Probably not PETA, since they asked the site, which is worth $10 million to some, be donated to their cause. • An appeals court ruled this week that the homophobic slurs and threatening posts made by readers of a California teen's website are not protected under the first amendment, which allows a case charging the posters with hate crimes to proceed. • Atonement author Ian McEwan is working on turning his novel, which was adapted into an Oscar-winning film, into an opera. • In efforts to fight human trafficking, the Cambodian government has temporarily banned marriages between South Korean men and Cambodian women. There has been a recent increase in reports of "matchmakers" selling brides to South Korean men. Authorities will not say how long the ban will remain in place. • Here's a "mildly amusing" moment from the Tonight Show: E*Trade baby discusses the Lindsay Lohan lawsuit. • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters today that for lawmakers who favor restricting abortion funding and overhauling the health care system that the bill Congress may complete this weekend "is it." "When we bring the bill to the floor, we will have a significant victory for the American people," she added. •