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  • Latest on church shooting: Marchers gather in Charleston

    11 p.m. Approximately 200 people, including members of the New Black Panther party, staged a march and rally in front of the Charleston, South Carolina, church where nine people attending a Bible study were shot to death last week. The march began at...
  • In quest to raise $6 billion, USC runs a massive fundraising machine

    In quest to raise $6 billion, USC runs a massive fundraising machine
    USC President C. L. Max Nikias was 1,400 miles from the Los Angeles campus, but he knew just how to appeal to his audience. In a swanky hotel ballroom, he told the crowd of alumni and donors that Texas had become the largest feeder of students to USC...
  • Money approved for Texas earthquake study

    FORT WORTH, Texas Researchers will begin moving quickly to study what may be making the earth move in North Texas after Gov. Greg Abbott approved $4.5 million to pay for a comprehensive earthquake study. The money was included in a supplemental...
  • NASA going to Jupiter moon Europa to hunt for water, keys to life

    NASA going to Jupiter moon Europa to hunt for water, keys to life
    Wednesday marked the first full day of operations for NASA's mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons where scientists suspect there may be water under the surface. "Europa is the most likely place to find life in our solar system today because we...
  • Bryan Museum opens in Galveston, features American West

    J.P. Bryan didn't start out to make a museum. He just needed to get stuff out of the house. For about 40 years Bryan and his wife, Mary Jon Bryan, amassed more Old West artifacts than they could squeeze into their homes in River Oaks, West Texas and...
  • 'Southern pride' is not white supremacy

    'Southern pride' is not white supremacy
    There's nothing inherently wrong with "Southern pride." There is, however, a whole lot wrong with using the Confederate flag — or anything related to the Confederacy — and claiming that's Southern pride. "He had that kind of Southern pride,...
  • Texas announces independent review of basketball academics

    The University of Texas has hired an outside investigator for an independent probe into allegations of academic fraud within the men's basketball program. School spokesman Gary Susswein said late Monday the investigation will be overseen by Gene Marsh, a...
  • FPL chief named to U.S. Chamber of Commerce board

    FPL chief named to U.S. Chamber of Commerce board
    Eric Silagy, the chief executive at Florida Power & Light, has been named to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce board of directors for a two-year term. The board has 100 members from businesses nationwide. The U.S. Chamber calls itself "the world's laregst...
  • Report: Academic wrongdoing alleged within Texas basketball program

    The Chronicle of Higher Education published a report Wednesday that questioned the academic integrity of the University of Texas' athletic department, highlighting three specific instances of possible misconduct by former men's basketball players. The...
  • Texas universities seek curbs on new law allowing concealed guns on campus

    Texas universities seek curbs on new law allowing concealed guns on campus
    Just days after the Texas Senate voted to legalize concealed guns on college campuses, university officials and opponents of the bill are already thinking of ways to limit its reach. Although some university faculty members and students fought the...
  • U. of C. to help build giant telescope, a 'venture into the unknown'

    U. of C. to help build giant telescope, a 'venture into the unknown'
    The University of Chicago will collaborate with 10 other institutions to build the largest optical telescope in the world — a $1 billion behemoth in South America that will allow scientists to peer farther into space than ever before, potentially...