Throwing in the jersey: Acclaimed professional cyclist Lance Armstrong is dropping his fight against doping charges, saying "enough is enough." Armstrong now risks losing his seven titles for wins in the Tour de France cycling event. Armstrong called the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's pursuit of him "an unconstitutional witch hunt." More coverage here and here.
Glossy: All those postcards and letters and glossy magazines that law schools publish to tout achievements? A new study of the influence the material has on U.S. News & World Report rankings shows "little correlation between the amount and content of the mailings and improved rankings," The National Law Journal reports. "Most of this stuff is not making a difference, year-to-year," the author of the study said.
Facebook flap: From The Recorder: "A juror who posted comments on Facebook about his case during trial will have to turn over the posts." The California case has drawn close attention over defendants' fair-trial rights and privacy expectations of social media users.
Divided: The plan to convert a former public school into a Detroit suburb's first mosque "has raised tension and prompted a round of soul-searching here," The Wall Street Journal reports. West Bloomfield, Mich., has 49 houses of worship in the town's 32 square miles.
Sane: The Norwegian man who executed two terror attacks in that country last year will serve 21 years in prison, The Wall Street Journal reports. Anders Behring Breivik was deemed sane at the time of a shooting and car bombing that killed dozens of people.
Anger: Prosecutors handling the case against accused Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes say he was angry over poor academic performance, the Associated Press reports. Holmes "had fallen out of favor with professors and failed a key exam," the AP report said.
Spinning: Tropical Storm Isaac hasn't strengthened as forecasters predicted, decreasing the likelihood the storm will strike the island of Hispaniola as a hurricane. Still, forecasters say the storm could become a hurricane on Monday somewhere over the Gulf of Mexico.