Milestones

DIED

Lana Peters, 85, formerly Svetlana Stalina, daughter of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin; she defected to the U.S. in 1967 but returned briefly to the U.S.S.R. in 1984.

SENTENCED

Conrad Murray, personal physician to Michael Jackson, to four years in prison for involuntary manslaughter linked to Jackson's death; Murray will likely serve two years.

HIRED

Urban Meyer, as the head football coach at Ohio State; Meyer, who led the University of Florida to two national championships, takes over the tainted Buckeyes after a scandal that led to longtime coach Jim Tressel's resignation.

DIED

Vasily Alekseyev, 69; the Soviet weight lifter known...

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