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Pay for private university chiefs grows by 4 percent; TCU leader makes list

BOSTON (AP) — Presidents of America's private colleges and universities saw their pay increase by nearly 4 percent in 2016, with dozens receiving more...

Trademark bullies? Many big colleges fiercely protect brands; just ask A&M

Never get between a university and its trademarks.That's the lesson dozens of people learn every year when they unwittingly provoke the wrath of big...

‘Enough is enough” – all across America, students walk out over gun violence

They bowed their heads in honor of the dead. They carried signs with messages like "Never again" and "Am I next?" They railed against...

Student walkouts planned across U.S. to protest gun violence

From Maine to Hawaii, thousands of students planned to stage walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after the deadly shooting inside a...

Feminists want Mila Kunis to turn down Harvard Hasty Pudding honor

BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University theater group with an all-male cast is under fire from critics who say it should allow women onstage...

AP: Most big public colleges don’t track suicides

BOSTON (AP) — Most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a...

Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

BOSTON (AP) — Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as...

Study: College endowments have worst year since 2009

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of U.S. colleges lost money on their investments last year, continuing a downward slide that threatens to put a pinch...

For-profit colleges expect fortunes to improve under Trump

BOSTON (AP) — After nearing collapse under the Obama administration, the for-profit college industry is celebrating Donald Trump's election as a chance for a...

Body donations on the rise at US medical schools

Many U.S. medical schools are seeing a surge in the number of people leaving their bodies to science, a trend attributed to rising funeral...

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The rise and fall of Tab – after surviving the sweetener scares, the iconic diet soda gets canned

Tab, the Coca-Cola company’s original diet soda brand, is headed to the soda graveyard, joining retired brands such as Like, Leed and Limette. Coca-Cola has...

Texas shut down bars to slow the spread of coronavirus — but allowed thousands to open through a restaurant loophole

Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day's latest updates. Sign...

Robert Francis: Thanksgiving 1954

If, god forbid, my home ever catches on fire, I would make sure my family was safe, then the pets (my wife might say...