PLEADED NO CONTEST. OKSANA BAIUL, 19, effervescent Olympic-gold skater; to speeding; in West Hartford, Connecticut. Fined $90, she was ordered to undergo alcohol education.
SETTLEMENT REACHED. Between ANTHONY LAKE, 57, the CIA director-designate, and the Justice Department; in the amount of $5,000; for having delayed selling energy stocks while National Security Adviser; in Washington. The stocks raised a potential conflict of interest, but Justice found no evidence of wrongdoing.
AILING. IRIS MURDOCH, 77, philosophical British novelist; of Alz-heimer's disease; in Oxford, England.
DIED. CHICO SCIENCE, 30, Brazilian bandster noted for his novel "mangue-beat" fusion of rock, rap and Brazilian rhythms; in...