Marc Gasol set to return to lineup for Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is expected to return to action Tuesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, after spraining a left knee ligament less than eight weeks ago. Gasol was warming up an hour before the game and Grizzlies officials...

Malaysian wins removal from US ‘no fly’ list

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Malaysian architecture professor won a legal challenge Tuesday that sought removal of her name from the U.S. government’s no-fly list. A federal judge in San Francisco said Tuesday in a brief, two-page court filing that the government’s...

‘Justified’ actor calls on Elmore Leonard’s memory

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Walton Goggins says he relied on the memory of Elmore Leonard to help him through a tough day on the set of the FX crime drama “Justified.” Goggins, who plays Boyd Crowder, described a chair left empty on the set after the author died in...

Gay Ohio Teacher: I Knew Engagement Could Cost Job

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A band and choir director at a Roman Catholic high school said Tuesday that he knew announcing his engagement to another man likely would mean he could no longer teach at the school because of the church’s teachings on marriage. Still, he hoped to finish...

London’s new theater offers tragedy by candlelight

AP Photo/Sang Tan LONDON (AP) — Shakespeare’s Globe in London is adding a couple of innovations in its quest to give audiences a sense of theater as it was 400 years ago: a roof and candles. Hundreds and hundreds of candles. They flicker in sconces and chandeliers...

Billy Bob Thornton says TV’s a haven for actors

AP Photo/Richard Shotwell PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Billy Bob Thornton says actors who want to work on sophisticated projects are finding them in television and not film. He’s proving the point with a starring role in the upcoming FX series “Fargo,” inspired...

Credit Card Misuse Charge Added Against Ohio Judge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A ninth felony count has been added to the charges against a juvenile court judge in southwest Ohio’s Hamilton County. Judge Tracie Hunter was indicted Tuesday on a charge of misuse of credit cards. The grand jury action follows last week’s...

New Mexico boy, 12, shoots 2 classmates at school

A woman hugs a student at a staging ground set up at the Roswell Mall following a shooting at Berrendo Middle School, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Roswell, N.M. A shooter opened fire at the middle school, injuring at least two students before being taken into custody. Roswell...

Hotline fields 17 calls on Utah fertility clinic

A 1998 booking photo, provided by the Salt Lake County Jail, shows Thomas Ray Lippert. The University of Utah is investigating a complaint that Lippert, a convicted felon working at a fertility clinic, replaced a customer’s sperm with his own, fathering a girl 21 years ago....

Are Little Rock schools finally desegregated?

FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, file photo, a man walks on the stairs at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. Arkansas can stop making payments in one of the nation’s most historic desegregation efforts, a judge has ruled, but he cautioned work...