Man Pleads No Contest in Basketball Brawl Bryant Jackson, a 37-year-old man charged with throwing a chair in the Nov. 19 brawl between NBA players and fans at the Palace in Auburn Hills, Mich., pleaded no contest today to a felony assault count. According to the Associated Press, Jackson was the only of of 13 players and fans charged with a felony for their alleged role in the brawl that spilled into the stands. Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Rae Lee Chabot indicated she would sentence Jackson to up to three months in jail, but he could get probation if he expresses remorse at the sentencing hearing May 3. For more details, read the full Associated Press story in Yahoo News.UC Berkeley Looks Into Laptop Theft A laptop containing the personal information, including Social Security numbers and home addresses, of 98,000 people has been stolen at the University of California-Berkeley. According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, the university-owned laptop was stolen from a restricted area on the fourth floor of the student administration building on March 11. A university spokesperson said the police did not announce the theft right away because they thought such a disclosure would hinder their investigation. The incident comes five months after federal and state authorities announced a hacker attack on a UC Berkeley computer system that potentially exposed data of some 600,000 Californians. For more details, read the full report Los Angeles Times.Panel's Report Assails C.I.A. for Failure on Iraq WeaponsA report by a presidential commission studying American intelligence failures calls out the CIA and other agencies for not fully investigating claims that Iraq had nuclear weapons. According to the New York Times, the report also recommends broad changes in how intelligence agencies share information. For more details, read the full report in The New York Times.Air Passenger Screening Program Behind ScheduleThe Government Accountability Office said Monday that the Transportation Security Administration's new plan to screen airline passnegers is running behind and cannot prove that travelers' privacy can be protected. The Secure Flight program is to launch in August, but the Washington Post reports that the GAO says the TSA has accomplished just one out of 10 items critical to developing the program. For more details, read the full report in the Washington Post.