Higher education

Former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson walks out of the courtroom Monday Dec. 10, 2018. Mr. Anderson, accused of rape, will serve no jail time after a Waco district judge accepted a plea bargain for deferred probation. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)
December 10, 2018 - 11:09 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea bargain allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved probation for men accused of sexually assaulting Baylor...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, Alabama defensive back Deionte Thompson (14) celebrates after Mississippi State place kicker Jace Christmann (47) missed a field goal-attempt during the first half of a game, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Thompson was named to the 2018 AP All-America NCAA college football team, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
December 10, 2018 - 1:34 pm
The College Football Playoff semifinalists combined to place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including a high of four from No. 1 Alabama. The Crimson Tide had six players chosen to the three All-America teams, more than any other school. No. 2 Clemson has three first-...
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Newly hired Georgia Tech football coach Geoff Collins speaks during a news conference Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 07, 2018 - 8:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia native Geoff Collins said Friday he landed his dream job when hired to return as Georgia Tech's coach. Most notable among changes the former Temple coach will bring changes to the Yellow Jackets will be a shift from the spread-option offense used by former coach Paul Johnson...
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People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool)
December 06, 2018 - 3:07 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A 54-year-old Texan who served in the U.S. Air Force during "Operation Desert Storm" is among the many people who turned out to watch the special funeral train carry former President George H...
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Former President George W. Bush, with his wife former first lady Laura, walks past the casket of his father, former President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 9:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death Monday with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2018, file photo, police stand guard after the confederate statue known as Silent Sam was toppled by protesters on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. Leaders of North Carolina’s flagship university are meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate monument torn down by protesters. The chancellor and trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were finalizing a plan Monday, Dec. 3, for the century-old bronze statue known as “Silent Sam.” (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:36 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's flagship university proposed Monday to move a toppled Confederate statue into a new $5 million building on the outskirts of campus, seeking to balance security with strict state historical laws in a move that prompted a crowd of chanting demonstrators to...
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December 03, 2018 - 4:20 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the report of a gunman at William Peace University in North Carolina (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The president of William Peace University says police have determined there was no threat posed to the small liberal arts college in downtown Raleigh after it went on...
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December 03, 2018 - 3:42 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A report of a possible gunman at William Peace University's downtown Raleigh campus prompted the school to tell people shelter in place Monday. Students hid together in rooms until an all-clear was given and they were allowed to leave. In a tweet, the school said a gunman was...
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December 03, 2018 - 10:56 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on plans for a new place to put a toppled confederate statue at the University of North Carolina (all times local): 10:55 a.m. The trustees of North Carolina's flagship university have approved a proposal to construct a new building to house a toppled Confederate...
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December 03, 2018 - 7:30 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Central European University is confirming that it will move its U.S.-accredited degree programs from the Hungarian capital of Budapest to Vienna from Sept. 2019, as Hungary's government is refusing to sign an agreement allowing it to stay. CEU President and Rector Michael...
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