Arrest warrant issued for Lindsay Lohan after she fails drug test; jail time possible

Arrest warrant issued for Lohan, jail possible

President Chavez discusses anti-Semitism concerns with Jewish leaders in Venezuela

Chavez meets with Venezuela’s Jewish leaders

Academic dispute about Dead Sea Scrolls spurs NYC criminal trial over plagiarism accusations

Dead Sea Scrolls debate spurs NY criminal trial

Lawyer to appeals court: Uphold NYC ruling limiting when website can release stock reports

Lawyer: Finance firms’ suit not free-speech attack

Psychiatrists say Blagojevich’s choice to have daughters join him at court may be stressful

Blagojevich girls join dad in courtroom at trial

Pittsburgh woman accused of duping wedding businesses with promise of fake Boston bridal show

Pa. woman arrested in fake Boston bridal show scam

China sentences Uighur journalist to 15 years jail for endangering national security

China sentences Uighur writer to 15 years in jail

Mel Gibson tapes circulate online, and jokes follow as Web responds with remixes and tweets

Where Gibson tapes circulate online, jokes follow

Media frenzy, confetti greet Lohan’s surrender; judge orders cameras off when the cuffs go on

Confetti punctuates circus around Lohan surrender

Lindsay Lohan arrives at jail to begin serving 90-day sentence, followed by rehab stint

Lohan reports to jail for probation violation

NYC police arrest rapper-actor Ice-T on accusations of driving with suspended license

NYC police accuse rapper Ice-T of driving offense

Lindsay Lohan arrives at jail to being serving 90-day sentence, followed by rehab stint

Lohan reports to jail for probation violation

Lindsay Lohan taken into custoday for jail sentence, rehab stint

Lohan taken into custody for jail term

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Lindsay Lohan was taken into custody Tuesday — a bit late, but without incident — to begin serving her jail sentence for a probation violation.

Lindsay Lohan arrives at Beverly Hills courthouse to surrender for jail term

Lindsay Lohan arrives at court for jail surrender

Lindsay Lohan due in court to surrender for jail sentence, rehab stint

Lindsay Lohan due in court to report for jail term

S. California judge determines Lindsay Lohan violated terms of her bail

Judge says Lohan violated terms of her bail

Judge determines Lindsay Lohan violated terms of her bail

Judge: Lindsay Lohan violates terms of her bail

Judge says Lindsay Lohan violated terms of her bail, sets new bail at $200,000

Judge sets new bail for Lohan at $200K

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. AP) — A judge on Tuesday doubled Lindsay Lohan’s bail to $200,000 after finding the actress violated the terms of her release with an adverse report by an alcohol ankle monitor.

Venezuela’s online battleground: Chavez starts tweeting to counter Web-savvy opponents

Chavez takes to Twitter to fight critics online

China wants telecom, Internet companies to inform on clients who leak state secrets

China wants telecom companies to inform on clients

Tito Ortiz arrested on domestic violence suspicion, accuses Jenna Jameson of drug use

Ortiz arrested, accuses Jameson of drug use

‘Now it’s up to us’ _ Teen’s suicide prompts small Michigan town to take hard look at bullying

Teen’s suicide prompts schools to take on bullying

Thais troops encircle hotel to arrest Red Shirt leaders after last week’s deadly clashes

Thai forces move in to arrest Red Shirt leaders

Mexico’s sympathy turns to anger when missing 4-year-old found dead at home; mom arrested

Mexico stunned: Missing child found dead at home

Nightclub shooting kills 7 in Mexican Gulf city besieged by drug-gang battles

Nightclub shooting kills 7 in Mexican Gulf state

Dissident lawyer missing for more than a year says he is now living in northern China

Missing lawyer says he is living in northern China

NCAA: Michigan State scores on first six possessions of second half to take lead

NCAA: Michigan State starts strong

Michigan State has scored on its first six possessions of the second half to edge ahead of Northern Iowa. Neither team has gone on a big run, and the team that does might well be the team that finds itself ahead at the end.

NCAA: Duke leads Purdue 24-23 at halftime; teams combine to go 15 of 55 from the field

NCAA: Duke leads Purdue 24-23 at half

Halftime has mercifully come in Houston, where top-seeded Duke leads Purdue 24-23 in a game with about as much finesse as a lumberjack driving a dump truck.

NCAA: Purdue takes lead vs. Duke; Blue Devils go more than 8 minutes without field goal

NCAA: Purdue takes lead with 9-2 run

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski might want to remind his club that a loss ends its season.

NCAA: Northern Iowa leads Michigan State 29-22 at halftime; Farokhmanesh has only 1 field goal

NCAA: Northern Iowa leads 29-22 at halftime

NCAA: Spartans’ point guard Kalin Lucas on bench in warmups; Purdue’s Bade picks up third foul

NCAA: Spartans’ Lucas watching from bench

Michigan State point guard Kalin Lucas is on the bench in warmups, his left leg in a walking boot. Last year’s Big Ten player of the year ruptured his Achilles’ tendon in the second round against Maryland, a blow made even worse because Northern Iowa has good guards.

NCAA: Purdue and Duke have combined to go 5 of 24 from the field in South Regional semifinal

NCAA: Purdue, Duke having trouble scoring

Perhaps the Boilermakers and Blue Devils got together before the game and outlined their own set of rules, a bit like a school yard game. You know, first one to 20 points wins?

NCAA: Purdue has more airballs (3) than field goals (2) in first 5 minutes vs. top-seeded Duke

NCAA: Purdue _ more airballs than field goals

NCAA: Northern Iowa’s Adam Koch gets 9 points early as Panthers jump out to quick lead

NCAA: Northern Iowa’s Koch gets 9 early

Ali Farokhmanesh was the guy who hit the key 3-pointer, made the big-time free throws, earned the cover of Sports Illustrated this week.

NCAA: Duke looks to beat Purdue, return to round of eight for first time since 2004

NCAA: Duke looks to break slump

Here’s what qualifies as a slump for a program like Duke: It hasn’t been to the round of eight in the NCAA tournament since 2004.

NCAA: Michigan State goes the first 3-plus minutes without scoring as UNI takes early lead

NCAA: Michigan State starts slow

Northern Iowa’s linebacker of a sixth man Lucas O’Rear has a black brace on his left wrist that looks like the tape underneath a boxing glove.

NCAA: Michigan State plays Missouri Valley team 31 years after beating Indiana State for title

NCAA: It’s fate _ Northern Iowa-Michigan State

Prosecutors say Arenas pressured Crittenton on story, argue for 3 months in jail on gun charge

Prosecutors ask for 3-month sentence for Arenas

Authorities set to drop resisting-arrest charges against Al Sharpton’s daughter, ex-wife

Court set to drop NYC case against Sharpton kin

Internet, Twitter helping to create new generation of human rights activists in China

Net produces new generation of China activists

The feds turn to social networks to fight crime, hoping that tweet will give them a jailbird

When tweets can make you a jailbird

WASHINGTON — Maxi Sopo was having so much fun “living in paradise” in Mexico that he posted about it on Facebook so all his friends could follow his adventures. Others were watching, too: A federal prosecutor in Seattle, where Sopo was wanted on bank fraud charges.

Facebook feds go undercover: Report shows FBI, other agents dipping quietly into social media

Break the law and your new ‘friend’ may be the FBI

Iran says it has dismantled US-backed opposition networks, arrested 30 members

Iran says it struck US-backed opposition groups

Former allied drug gangs split, new violence erupts on eastern end of Mexico-US border

New border violence erupts with Mexico cartel rift

Lil Wayne begins sentence of 1 year in NYC jail for having loaded gun on tour bus

Lil Wayne begins 1-year jail term in NYC gun case

Lil Wayne begins sentence of year in NYC jail for having loaded gun on tour bus

Lil Wayne begins year jail term in NYC gun case

UK officials put one of toddler James Bulger’s killers back in jail after parole violation

Killer in 1993 UK toddler’s slaying back in jail

Thai court rules that ousted PM Thaksin abused power, orders $1.4 billion seized

Thai court orders assets seized from ex-PM Thaksin

Thailand braces for court verdict on seizing ousted PM Thaksin’s $2.29 billion fortune

Thai court rules on ex-leader Thaksin’s wealth

Gunmen storm town in southern Mexico, killing 13 people, including rancher and his sons

Gunmen kill 13 people in southern Mexican town