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  • Review: Don’t bet on this oddly lifeless ‘Gambler’ remake

    “If you’re not a genius, don’t bother,” the English professor played by Mark Walhberg in “The Gambler” blithely tells his students. That should be one clue that you’re not gonna like this guy. But there’s…

  • Immigrants line up for Arizona driver’s licenses

    PHOENIX (AP) — Young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy began applying Monday for Arizona driver’s licenses after a judge barred the state from denying the privilege. People lined up early at…

  • Titans lead Bucs for top pick

    You can win for losing in the NFL. The Tennessee Titans are proving it. Thanks to a nine-game slide, the Titans (2-13) are in line for the top overall pick in next spring’s draft. They…

  • Spieth, Brown beat Central Connecticut State 67-55

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Steven Spieth scored 19 points with a season-high 10 rebounds and Brown won its third straight, 67-55 over Central Connecticut State on Monday. Spieth made back-to-back 3-pointers and Rafael Maia…

  • Chryst among 46 applicants for Wisconsin job

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly hired Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst had more competition for the job than thought. Not that most of the 45 other applicants who sought to succeed Gary Andersen ever had…

  • Spain hands out $3B in planet’s biggest lottery

    MADRID (AP) — Spaniards and Latin American immigrants who bought lottery tickets in an upper middle class Madrid neighborhood hit the jackpot on Monday, cracking open bottles of champagne on the streets as they celebrated…

  • Pedro Martinez wins Boston BBWAA’s Fuchs Award

    BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez has won the prestigious Fuchs (fyoox) Award from the Boston chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The award for long and meritorious service to…

  • W.Va eye doctor’s art exhibit appeals to the touch

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Touching the art is a no-no at most museums. At Dr. Stephanie Skolik’s exhibit, it’s encouraged. At the Huntington Museum of Art, Skolik melds oil, pastel, watercolor, charcoal and other types…

  • Cuba: Asylum for fugitives is legitimate right

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest sign to date that the communist government has no intention of extraditing America’s most-wanted woman despite…

  • Do heart patients fare better when doctors away?

    CHICAGO (AP) — Doctors joke that if you’re going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be at a big national gathering of heart specialists. But a new study suggests some older hospitalized…

  • Arizona to change drugs it uses in executions

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona officials said Monday they are changing the drugs they use in executions after an inmate in July gasped repeatedly over the course of nearly two hours while being put to…

  • Ohio St. band alumni praise findings of 2nd report

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The alumni club of Ohio State University’s marching band said Monday that an independent review of band culture is less inflammatory than the university’s internal investigation and should be used to…

  • Jackson Hole ski resort looks to bring in families

    JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — For decades, Jackson Hole’s reputation for its abundance of expert terrain — and relatively little else — preceded it. It was a place most attractive to hard-core, expert-level skiers —…

  • Flip: Minnesota fans won’t forgive Kevin Love

    On the eve of the Timberwolves’ first game against Kevin Love, president and coach Flip Saunders says he harbors no grudges against the former face of the franchise for wanting out of Minnesota. He can’t…

  • UN Security Council takes up N. Korea’s human rights

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council placed North Korea’s bleak human rights situation on its agenda Monday, a groundbreaking step toward possibly holding the nuclear-armed but desperately poor country and leader Kim Jong…