Grayson Allen to return to Duke for senior season

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Grayson Allen is returning to Duke for his senior season. Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Allen announced the decision Tuesday, with the guard saying in a statement issued by the school that "the last few weeks have provided the opportunity for a lot of reflection and prayer." Allen averaged a team-best 3.

Supreme Court , including Gorsuch, to hear church-state case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week on the Supreme Court bench features an important case about the separation of church and state that has its roots on a Midwestern church playground. The outcome could make it easier to use state money to pay for private, religious schooling in many states.

Supreme Court, with Gorsuch, set to hear church-state case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week on the Supreme Court bench features an important case about the separation of church and state that has its roots on a Midwestern church playground. The outcome could make it easier to use state money to pay for private, religious schooling in many states.

Veteran kills wife at California school after making threats

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) -- The man who opened fire in a San Bernardino school was a deeply religious Navy veteran who accused his newlywed wife of infidelity. They had separated and when they did not reconcile, he went to her special-education classroom and fatally shot her and one of the children she taught before turning the gun on himself, police said Tuesday.

Lawyer: Student reinstated after incident with Muslin prof

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) -- The lawyer for a Florida university student who accused his Muslim professor of religious discrimination says his client has been reinstated to the school. Attorney Kenneth Lewis said in a statement that 20-year-old Marshall Polston will return to Rollins College next week. The statement also calls for a "full inquiry" into the actions of Professor Areej Zufari.

AM Prep-Kickers

GOD WE TRUST-LICENSE PLATE NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee State attorney general's office says a bill that would require all Tennessee license plates to bear the words "In God We Trust" is constitutionally suspect. But he says it might be O.K. if people were given the option of having one, instead of being forced to get one. The opinion says that despite the phrase being steeped in U.S.

Concealed handgun option for church services on campus OK'd

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Concealed permit holders could carry handguns on private K-12 school property in North Carolina where church services also are held in legislation moving through the General Assembly. The House voted 82-34 on Monday night for the measure applying to religious-affiliated schools. Right now, guns are barred on such educational property and people arriving for church with lawful handguns must store them in cars. Bill sponsor GOP Rep.