Justice Department: Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told the Senate last month that there were eight U.S. attorneys who were asked to resign last year. Today, the Washington Post reports that there was a ninth. Todd Graves, the former U.S. attorney in Kansas City, says he was also asked to step down and was told his resignation was requested to make way for someone else. As luck would have it, Gonzales is due to testify before the House Judiciary Committee today on the firings.
Regulation: The Senate passed a landmark bill that would dramatically expand the FDA's resources for testing drugs for high-risk side effects. The bill would double the number of scientists assigned to screen the safety of drugs already on the market, says the Los Angeles Times.
Business: The final Harry Potter book is due out in July. The Wall Street Journal examines what the end of the series means for the roughly 190 Potter-related books already in print, including "If Harry Potter Ran General Electric: Leadership Wisdom From the World of Wizards."