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Texas A&M guaranteed $75 million to its new football coach. How can it afford that?

December 4, 2017College football has been a pricey endeavor for years in Texas, but Texas A&M University has broken new ground for sports spending...

University of Houston regents vote to create a medical school

November 16, 2017Suggesting it has found a way to address state leaders' worries that Texas is building too many medical schools, the University of...

Fired in 2009, football coach Mike Leach still rages at Texas Tech and Texas law

November 1, 2017Washington State University football coach Mike Leach was preparing for a game against the University of Colorado two weeks ago when another...

As longtime UNT chancellor departs, inaction on student debt is his lingering worry

October 5, 2017Lee Jackson plans to do a lot more than just clean out his desk and say his goodbyes during his last full...

Texas A&M to host all five living former U.S. presidents for hurricane relief event

October 4, 2017All five living former U.S. presidents are coming to the Texas A&M; University campus this month for a concert benefiting hurricane relief...

As A&M chancellor and hurricane recovery czar, John Sharp balances two intensely personal jobs

September 13, 2017As Hurricane Harvey washed onto the Texas shore last month, flooding streets and toppling buildings, John Sharp stayed up late into the...

A&M and TCU climb, Baylor and SMU slip in 2018 U.S. News college rankings

September 12, 2017Rice University in Houston is by far the best college in Texas — and the 14th-best school in the nation — according to U.S....

A&M System moves to extend contract of Chancellor John Sharp

August 23, 2017In a move they declared a vote of confidence in system leadership, the Texas A&M; University System Board of Regents paved the...

White nationalist rally at Texas A&M to feature Richard Spencer; counter protest planned

August 13, 2017As the nation watched tension between white nationalists and counter protestors turn violent Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, worries began to emerge that...

Baylor ordered to turn over documents from sexual assault investigation

August 11, 2017A federal judge has ordered Baylor University to hand over recordings, notes and other key documents from its infamous Pepper Hamilton investigation,...

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FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical WriterU.S. regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given...