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  1. Tony Brooker, Pioneer of Computer Programming, Dies at 94 Technology, Yesterday

    After meeting Alan Turing, Mr. Brooker went to work at the University of Manchester and wrote the programming language for the first commercial computer.

  2. 2020 Democrats Threaten to Boycott Debate Over Labor Dispute U.S., Yesterday

    Workers at Loyola Marymount University are in a contract dispute, and all seven candidates who qualified for the debate said Friday that they would not cross a picket line to attend.

  3. 13-Year-Old Boy Arrested in Killing of Tessa Majors, 18, Barnard Student New York, Yesterday

    The boy was charged with murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon, an official said.

  4. Boy, 13, Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Tessa Majors, Barnard Freshman New York, Yesterday

    The boy was charged with murder. Detectives believe two other teenagers participated in the stabbing, an official said.

  5. How the Tessa Majors Killing Rattled a Campus New York, Yesterday

    The fatal stabbing has revived a sense of danger about Morningside Park, which had been feeling safer.

  6. She Accused a Tech Billionaire of Rape. The Chinese Internet Turned Against Her. Business, Yesterday

    Liu Jingyao, a college student, describes what it’s like to be slut-shamed by 800 million people.

  7. Trump’s Order to Combat Anti-Semitism Divides Its Audience: American Jews U.S., December 12

    Jewish communities across the country viewed the order, which is aimed at college campuses, in competing and discordant ways.

  8. New Zealand Seeks Human Skin to Treat Volcano Burn Victims Health, December 12

    The country’s need highlights a little-known type of organ donation.

  9. Killing of Barnard Student Unnerves Campus and City New York, December 12

    First-year student was fatally stabbed during an early-evening walk in Morningside Park.

  10. A Spotlight on Trump and Anti-Semitism Opinion, December 12

    Readers respond to the president’s executive order to withhold funding from colleges that fail to protect Jews on campus.

  11. Subduing Terrorist on London Bridge, He Was Prepared to Die World, December 12

    John Crilly, a former inmate, pursued the terrorist and sprayed him with a fire extinguisher, slowing his advance.

  12. Takeover at Princeton’s Quadrangle Style, December 12

    First-generation, low-income students are commandeering one of the college’s historically elitist eating clubs.

  13. Takeover at Princeton’s Quadrangle Style, December 12

    First-generation, low-income students are commandeering one of the college’s historically elitist eating clubs.

  14. China’s Companies Binged on Debt. Now They Can’t Pay the Bill. Business, December 12

    Rising bond defaults raise new questions about whether Beijing can effectively address its huge debt problem.

  15. Want a Bigger Say on Corporate Behavior? Move Your Money Business, December 12

    Millions of people have a stake in corporate America through mutual funds. But you may be surprised by how those funds are voting on your behalf.

  16. Student, 18, Is Fatally Stabbed Near Barnard Campus New York, December 11

    A first-year student was killed during an armed robbery in Morningside Park.

  17. Trump’s Executive Order and the Rise of Anti-Semitism Opinion, December 11

    The president’s campus intervention ignores the bigger threat of anti-Semitism and threatens speech.

  18. Jared Kushner: President Trump Is Defending Jewish Students Opinion, December 11

    With an executive order, he makes clear that anti-Semitism is not to be tolerated.

  19. Would You Open Your Home to an Ex-Prisoner? Opinion, December 11

    A new effort in Oakland, Calif., matches hosts with people who were recently incarcerated to help them reintegrate after they’re released.

  20. Wider Definition of Judaism Is Likely to Aid Crackdown on Colleges U.S., December 11

    Even before President Trump issued his order targeting anti-Semitism on U.S. campuses, the Education Department was actively investigating accusations of anti-Jewish bias.

  21. How Professors Help Rip Off Students Opinion, December 11

    Textbooks are too expensive.

  22. Screens in the Classroom: Tool or Temptation? Education, December 11

    Smartphones and other devices have long been maligned as distractions in university classrooms. But when employed strategically, many educators find them useful.

  23. 9-Year-Old Prodigy Pulled From College Over Degree Delay World, December 11

    Laurent Simons made headlines last month when he was set to become the world’s youngest university graduate. But his parents now have other plans.

  24. DeVos Tries Again to Cut Debt Relief for Students Who Were Misled Business, December 10

    The latest effort to rework a program for borrowers whose schools broke the law drew an immediate promise of a court challenge.

  25. Trump Targets Anti-Semitism and Israeli Boycotts on College Campuses U.S., December 10

    The president’s order would allow the government to withhold money from campuses deemed to be biased, but critics see it as an attack on free speech.

  26. University of Phoenix Cancels $141 Million in Debt for ‘Deceptive’ Ads Business, December 10

    The for-profit school lured students by advertising employer partnerships that did not exist, the Federal Trade Commission said.

  27. Fitzhugh Mullan, Foe of Health Care Disparities, Dies at 77 Health, December 10

    As a doctor, he saw the inequities in the system at first hand; as a writer and administrator, he called them out.

  28. University of California Is Sued Over Use of SAT and ACT in Admissions U.S., December 10

    A group of students and advocacy groups says the standardized testing requirement is biased and unconstitutional.

  29. Pete Frates, Who Promoted the Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies at 34 U.S., December 9

    The former college baseball player’s involvement in the viral trend helped raise more than $100 million toward fighting A.L.S.

  30. Bump Elliott, College Football Star and Coach, Dies at 94 Obituaries, December 8

    An All-American halfback at the University of Michigan, he later coached the team and then became athletic director at the University of Iowa.

  31. Marvin Goodfriend, Trump Nominee to the Federal Reserve, Dies at 69 Business, December 8

    He was a conservative monetary economist and a Carnegie Mellon professor who took on policy roles. His nomination lapsed after he failed to win Senate support.

  32. 日本の最高峰の大学 女子学生は5人に1人だけ World, December 8

    東京大学の女子学生の数は、この20年間、全体の20%ほどで推移している。男女の不均衡は多くのトップレベルの大学に共通している。

  33. 日本の最高峰の大学 女子学生は5人に1人だけ World, December 8

    東京大学の女子学生の数は、この20年間、全体の20%ほどで推移している。男女の不均衡は多くのトップレベルの大学に共通している。

  34. 日本の最高峰の大学 女子学生は5人に1人だけ World, December 8

    東京大学の女子学生の数は、この20年間、全体の20%ほどで推移している。男女の不均衡は多くのトップレベルの大学に共通している。

  35. At Japan’s Most Elite University, Just 1 in 5 Students Is a Woman World, December 8

    Enrollment of women at the University of Tokyo has remained about 20 percent for years, an imbalance that extends across many top Japanese colleges.

  36. New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression Health, December 8

    Many patients with cognitive impairment have anxiety or depression, but standard treatments are difficult for people with memory issues.

  37. Cheerleader Punished for Taking a Knee Is Awarded $145,000 U.S., December 7

    Kneeling during the national anthem is a “completely appropriate protest” that should have been protected by Kennesaw State University, a lawyer for the student said.

  38. The Four Secrets of Success Opinion, December 7

    This is what I tell young people who press me for advice.

  39. In Prisoner Swap, Iran Frees American Held Since 2016 U.S., December 7

    Xiyue Wang was a graduate student at Princeton who had been sentenced to 10 years in prison on two charges of espionage that U.S. officials have called groundless.

  40. My So-Karen Life Style, December 7

    I know Karens are hard. As a member of Gen X, I grew up surrounded by them.

  41. Surgeons Transplant a Testicle From One Brother to His Twin Health, December 6

    The rare operation has implications for wounded soldiers, accident victims, cancer patients and those undergoing sex reassignment.

  42. 3 Suicides in 2 Months Jolt a College Campus New York, December 6

    “It’s horrific,” said a vice president at Rowan University in New Jersey.

  43. Biased Algorithms Are Easier to Fix Than Biased People Business, December 6

    Racial discrimination by algorithms or by people is harmful — but that’s where the similarities end.

  44. Buttigieg Attacks Top Democratic Rivals on Tuition-Free College for All U.S., December 6

    Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders want to make public college free for everyone, even the wealthy. But Pete Buttigieg, who wants an income limit, disagrees.

  45. William E. Macaulay, 74, Booster of Tuition-Free Education, Dies Education, December 5

    A billionaire energy investor, he gave opportunities to thousands of select City University of New York students with a $30 million gift.

  46. Fractured Forests Are Endangering Wildlife, Scientists Find Science, December 5

    The world’s forests are being carved into pieces. In tropical regions, animals are likely to pay a heavy price.

  47. Tufts Removes Sackler Name Over Opioids: ‘Our Students Find It Objectionable’ U.S., December 5

    Tufts University ordered that the Sackler family name be removed from five facilities and programs, but said it would not return donations or rescind an honorary degree.

  48. Stephen Cleobury, Longtime Leader of Fabled Choir, Dies at 70 Arts, December 5

    He led the King’s College Choir of England for 37 years, including during its famous Christmas Eve performances.

  49. Should College Be Free? Opinion, December 5

    And why are birthrates dropping?

  50. Planning to Donate? Know What Your Dollar Buys Opinion, December 4

    Finally, a charity rating agency is measuring how effectively money is used.

  51. Black Scholars Are Not ‘Rare Creatures’ Opinion, December 4

    When Purdue’s president said this, I had to respond because this myth is so pervasive.

  52. I Almost Lost My Career Because I Had the Wrong Passport Opinion, December 3

    I had become a full professor and a best-selling author. Weeks later, Denmark charged me with violating my work and residence permit.

  53. Why Did U.N.C. Give Millions to a Neo-Confederate Group? Opinion, December 3

    The University of North Carolina’s settlement over a controversial statue is a subsidy for white nationalism.

  54. Should College Be Free? Opinion, December 3

    The Democratic Party is split over whether you should have to pay to get a degree.

  55. DeVos Proposes New Agency, Run by Someone Else, for Student Loans Business, December 3

    Federal student loan financing has become an “untamed beast,” the education secretary said.

  56. Why Are These Foxes Tame? Maybe They Weren’t So Wild to Begin With Science, December 3

    In a famous experiment, scientists bred Russian foxes without a fear of people. But the foxes’ ancestry raises new questions about when they became tame and what counts as domestication.

  57. Fashion Awards: The Night by the Numbers Style, December 3

    The star-studded ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in London had tiaras, tears and several surprises.

  58. Cory Booker Bets $100 Billion on Historically Black Colleges and Universities U.S., December 3

    The senator unveiled a broad plan at a decisive period for his struggling campaign as he faces the prospect of not making the December debate.

  59. A Welcome Funding Source for College Athletics: Women Investing in Women’s Sports Sports, December 3

    As the 50th anniversary of Title IX approaches, former female athletes are donating millions to build facilities and endow scholarships and coaching positions at their alma maters.

  60. A Welcome Funding Source for College Athletics: Women Investing in Women’s Sports Sports, December 3

    As the 50th anniversary of Title IX approaches, former female athletes are donating millions to build facilities and endow scholarships and coaching positions at their alma maters.

  61. A Meal Caught in Time Food, December 2

    At Harvard’s Peabody Museum, a new exhibition explores American social history through food.

  62. Fire Blight Spreads Northward, Threatening Apple Orchards Science, December 2

    Growers in northern states are combating virulent outbreaks of a disease as seasons grow warmer, orchards have been reconfigured for higher yields and new varieties may be more vulnerable.

  63. Trump’s Other Personal Lawyer: Close to the Right, but Far From Giuliani U.S., December 1

    Jay Sekulow is a trusted, telegenic presidential adviser more experienced in religious liberty cases than impeachment battles.

  64. The ‘Unhappy Truth’ About Montreal Bagels Opinion, December 1

    A reader discusses the environmental risks posed by wood-burning ovens. Also: Term limits; a bad education bill; wealth inequality; foster care and bias.

  65. Jack Merritt Died in the London Bridge Attack. Don’t Forget What He Stood For. Opinion, December 1

    Remembering a life cut short.

  66. Prime Mover: How Amazon Wove Itself Into the Life of an American City Business, November 30

    For most people, it’s the click that brings a package to their door. But a look at Baltimore shows how Amazon may now reach into Americans’ daily existence in more ways than any corporation in history.

  67. 5 New Standout Ski Hotels Travel, November 30

    Forget the clichéd lodges full of Jägerbombs and Moncler puffer coats. Nowadays, there’s a resort to suit every style, from history buff to gastronaut.

  68. That Recruitment Letter From Harvard Probably Doesn’t Mean Much U.S., November 29

    Especially if you’re African-American, according to a new study.

  69. German Catholic Church Debates Sexuality, Celibacy and Women’s Roles World, November 29

    With the German church’s global influence, a meeting of bishops and laypeople to take up hot-button topics has led to warnings of a new schism, originating in the home of the Protestant Reformation.

  70. Art Basel Miami, Where Big Money Meets Bigger Money Arts, November 29

    The art world’s tribes converge in Miami Beach for the country’s most important art fair. Here’s your guide to the cultural fray.

  71. Hong Kong Police End 2-Week Campus Siege World, November 29

    The police found no protesters during a final search of Polytechnic University, the site of some of the most violent clashes the city has seen this year.

  72. Capturing a Shooting Survivor’s Long Recovery, With Humanity Reader Center, November 28

    Manny Fernandez, our Houston Bureau Chief, and Tamir Kalifa, a photographer, discuss spending nearly three months with Luis Calvillo, who was seriously wounded at the Walmart shooting in El Paso, and his family.

  73. University of North Carolina Gives ‘Silent Sam’ Statue to Confederate Group U.S., November 27

    The move was part of a settlement with a group that had sued over the fate of the statue, which was toppled in 2018. The group plans to make the statue available to the public.

  74. Marilyn Yalom, Feminist Author and Historian, Is Dead at 87 U.S., November 27

    In books about the history of wives, the history of the breast and other subjects, she examined how cultural forces led over time to feminist thinking.

  75. How to Break the Poverty Cycle Opinion, November 27

    How much good does a preschool experience offer children born in poverty? Enough to make their later lives much better, and they pass a heritage of opportunity on to their own children.

  76. Turning Farm Workers Into Farmers Opinion, November 27

    In California, near immense industrial farms, small plots are rented out to field laborers so they can try to create their own farm businesses.

  77. A College Student Was Killed by a Man Whose Catcalls She Tried to Ignore, Prosecutors Say U.S., November 27

    Ruth George’s attacker grew angry, prosecutors said, when she ignored his remarks. “She was just trying to go home,” a fellow college student said.

  78. She’s Mrs. Rogers. But Joanne Rogers Has ‘Always Been Her Own Person.’ Movies, November 27

    Fred Rogers’s widow, at 91, still acts as a spokeswoman for her husband’s legacy. But she had a long career as a concert pianist, performing duets around the country and recording two albums.

  79. Liberals Do Not Want to Destroy the Family Opinion, November 27

    Or society, for that matter. How did this preposterous idea leap to the forefront of conservative thinking?

  80. Racial Slurs, and 15 Days That Shook Syracuse Automobiles, November 27

    How a protest by students of color at Syracuse University — #NotAgainSU — electrified the campus and gained national attention.

  81. Racial Slurs, and the 15 Days That Shook Syracuse New York, November 27

    How a protest by students of color at Syracuse University — #NotAgainSU — electrified the campus and gained national attention.

  82. St. Thomas Attempts a Leap From Division III to Division I Sports, November 27

    The Tommies, considered too good by their conference in Division III, found a potential home in the Division I Summit League. Will the N.C.A.A. allow such a large jump to happen quickly?

  83. Living in Dark Mode Opinion, November 26

    I look at Hong Kong and wonder whether this is what the end of the world feels like.

  84. Dorothy Seymour Mills, Uncredited Baseball Historian, Dies at 91 Books, November 26

    She collaborated with her first husband on an acclaimed three-volume history of the game. But it took 50 years for her contribution to be fully acknowledged.

  85. University Reverses Its Decision to Stop Accepting Medicaid U.S., November 26

    The announcement that Brigham Young University-Idaho students on Medicaid would have to buy private insurance or drop out had caused an uproar.

  86. Meet the Leftish Economist With a New Story About Capitalism Business, November 26

    Mariana Mazzucato wants liberals to talk less about the redistribution of wealth and more about its creation. Politicians around the world are listening.

  87. Florida Man Sought ISIS Attack on Deans at 2 Colleges, Prosecutors Say U.S., November 26

    The man had been suspended from one college for sending threatening messages to a female student and expelled from the other for not disclosing his suspension, the authorities said.

  88. Body Found in Woods Is Likely Aniah Blanchard, Officials Say U.S., November 25

    Ms. Blanchard, a 19-year-old college student, was last seen alive about a month ago in Auburn, Ala., and her car was found in Montgomery days after her disappearance, the police said.

  89. ‘I Have a Ph.D. in Not Having Money’ Health, November 25

    Medical school is expensive for everyone. But for low-income students, the hidden costs can be prohibitive.

  90. She Wants to Row to Get From N.Y.C. Into College Sports, November 25

    That goal, Sebastiana Lopez says, is worth the grind of six days a week leading her crew team. “I know this will help me get there.”

  91. For Trump, Impeachment Is a Show Opinion, November 24

    Washington is Hollywood and Trump is the leading man.

  92. University to Students on Medicaid: Buy Private Coverage, or Drop Out U.S., November 24

    Just as Idaho expands Medicaid to cover thousands of low-income residents, Brigham Young University’s campus there will no longer accept the free government insurance program.

  93. Student Sets Himself on Fire, Highlighting Broader Distress in France World, November 24

    Since a 22-year-old’s desperate act in Lyon this month, other French students have joined protests against their financial insecurity.

  94. Climate Change Protesters Disrupt Yale-Harvard Football Game U.S., November 23

    Demonstrators stormed the field during halftime, causing the game to be delayed for about an hour. The Yale police issued 42 summonses for disorderly conduct.

  95. When U.S.C. Plays U.C.L.A., They Play Too Style, November 23

    Marching band is a team of its own.

  96. Our Professor’s Views Are Vile, University Says. But We Can’t Fire Him. U.S., November 22

    A provost at Indiana University has earned praise for harshly condemning a professor’s views while respecting the First Amendment.

  97. Dogs Can’t Help Falling in Love Science, November 22

    One researcher argues that a dog’s ability to bond has more to do with forming emotional attachments than being smart about what humans want.

  98. Building a Better Bonfire in Berkeley U.S., November 22

    Friday: Flame on, but make it eco-friendly. Also: Los Angeles’s rent crisis.

  99. Thousands of Texts at Center of Case Against Woman Charged in Boyfriend’s Suicide U.S., November 22

    Inyoung You, 21, pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her Boston College boyfriend.

  100. The Candidates: Pete Buttigieg Podcasts, November 22

    In studio with “The Daily,” the Indiana mayor talks about how his lifelong political ambitions were complicated by the secret he kept for decades.

  101. When a College Student Has a Troubled Roommate Well, November 22

    The Thanksgiving break may be the first opportunity students have to step back from the situation and evaluate their role.

  102. The T List: What to See, Drink and Wear This Week T Magazine, November 21

    A nonalcoholic aperitif, Mike Kelley’s “paintings” and more ideas from the editors of T Magazine.

  103. Why We’re Impeaching Our Student Body President Over Trump Jr. Opinion, November 21

    The president’s son spoke at the University of Florida for a $50,000 fee. We dug deeper.

  104. Three Students, $3,000 and a Dream: An Affordable Brooklyn Apartment. Where Did They Wind Up? Interactive, November 21

    Two N.Y.U. seniors and a recent graduate joined forces to look for a Brooklyn home that wasn’t ‘too tiny, too dingy or too sketchy.’ Here’s what they found.

  105. Nine Face Hazing-Related Charges in Death of Ohio University Student U.S., November 19

    Two people face involuntary manslaughter charges and one is charged with reckless homicide in the November 2018 death of Collin Wiant, who died after inhaling nitrous oxide.

  106. Racist Manifesto Lands on Syracuse Students’ Phones, Deepening Crisis New York, November 19

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for an outside monitor after a series of racist incidents that has left Syracuse University besieged.

  107. Parents of Besieged Hong Kong Protesters Come to the Front Lines World, November 19

    The parents of young people under siege at a university emerged as a call for compromise.

  108. Two Western Hostages Are Freed in Afghanistan in Deal With Taliban World, November 19

    The two Western teachers held by the Taliban are safe with American forces, officials say, and three Taliban figures are freed. Some Afghans worry it won’t help renew peace talks.

  109. Resignations Follow Blind Oxford Student’s Violent Treatment at Debate World, November 19

    Ebenezer Azamati, a postgraduate student from Ghana, was violently removed from an event at the Oxford Union, a prominent British debating society.

  110. Blind Student’s Violent Treatment at Oxford Debate Prompts Resignations World, November 19

    Ebenezer Azamati, a postgraduate student from Ghana, was violently removed from an event at the Oxford Union, a prominent British debating society.

  111. Hong Kong Protests: Over 1,000 Detained at a University, and a Warning From Beijing World, November 18

    After a three-day standoff with the police, about 50 protesters remained on the campus of a besieged university.

  112. Professor Who Is Corruption Expert Accused of Laundering $2.5 Million New York, November 18

    The Florida professor was often quoted by journalists. Now he’s charged in a scheme to hide ill-gotten gains from Venezuela.

  113. Pompeo Calls for Restraint in Hong Kong, and McConnell Asks Trump to Speak Up World, November 18

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the police and protesters should refrain from violence. Senator Mitch McConnell said President Trump should make forceful statements on Hong Kong.

  114. Stop! Don’t Charge Your Phone This Way Technology, November 18

    You might want to think twice before plugging in at an airport or on the train.

  115. Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Trapped at Polytechnic University as Court Overturns Mask Ban World, November 18

    The police offered protesters one way out of a besieged university campus, raining tear gas and rubber bullets on those who attempted to flee.

  116. University of Colorado Retiring Its Mascot, a Buffalo Named Ralphie V U.S., November 17

    Ralphie V has gotten faster and more temperamental with age, posing a risk to handlers, so the university plans to replace her.

  117. 2 Arkansas Chemistry Professors Face Charges of Making Meth U.S., November 17

    The arrests called to mind the wildly popular television series “Breaking Bad.”

  118. Syracuse University Suspends Fraternity Activities After Racist Incident New York, November 17

    On Saturday, a group of students accosted an African-American student, using a racial slur. It was the latest in a rash of racist and anti-Semitic incidents on campus.

  119. How Elizabeth Warren Got to ‘Yes’ on Medicare for All U.S., November 17

    Health care had not been a driving issue for the Massachusetts senator. But the expansive $20.5 trillion package could come to define her candidacy anyway.

  120. Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University World, November 17

    As riot police tried storming a campus occupied by activists, they were met by protesters fighting back with Molotov cocktails and bows-and-arrows.

  121. Can Hong Kong’s Courts Save the City? Opinion, November 16

    Don’t count on it.

  122. Surgery for Blocked Arteries Is Often Unwarranted, Researchers Find Health, November 16

    Drug therapy alone may save lives as effectively as bypass or stenting procedures, a large federal study showed.

  123. The Democracy Doomsayers Consider 2020 U.S., November 16

    Comparative politics didn’t used to be a best-selling topic that got people booked on cable news. That was before Trump.

  124. A 9-Year-Old Is About to Get a University Degree. He Has #Giganticplans. World, November 15

    Laurent Simons of Belgium wants to make artificial hearts. He also loves Fortnite and has thousands of followers on Instagram.

  125. Pushed From Hungary, University Created by Soros Shifts to Vienna World, November 15

    Central European University and its founder, George Soros, have been favorite targets of Hungary’s leader, Viktor Orban, as he stifles dissenting voices.

  126. Inside Hong Kong’s Battle-Ready Campuses World, November 15

    Classrooms may be empty, but universities are bustling with preparation for confrontations with the police.

  127. FAFSA Says How Much You Can Pay for College. It’s Often Wrong. Your Money, November 15

    The form opens the door to student aid. But it’s “a terrible measure of what people can actually afford,” one expert said. And many families will be asked to pay more, anyway.

  128. Average Start for 529 College Savings (Age 7) Is Costly, Study Finds Your Money, November 15

    Many families wait too long to open accounts and lose out on a chance to let their money grow more, Morningstar reported.

  129. At Howard University, Homecoming Is a Pilgrimage Arts, November 15

    ‘Coming to Howard for the first time was seeing the beauty of blackness,’ one alumnus said.

  130. Raise Billions From Billionaires? Tax Experts Say It’s Not That Simple Your Money, November 15

    Name a tax and there’s a way to reduce it, delay it or not pay it. Financial advisers say a wealth tax would be no different.

  131. Behind Closed Doors in Washington, Here’s What Colleges Fight For The Upshot, November 15

    Think of them as College, Inc. Like most industries, higher education prefers less regulation (and accountability).

  132. James I. Robertson Jr., Exacting Civil War Historian, Dies at 89 Books, November 14

    Dr. Robertson, who wrote or edited dozens of books, was best known for his monumental biography of Stonewall Jackson.

  133. Here’s a List of School Shootings in 2019 U.S., November 14

    The attack at Saugus High School in California on Thursday is at least the 11th this year on a high school or college campus, which have resulted in at least six deaths.

  134. A Black Hole Threw a Star Out of the Milky Way Galaxy Science, November 14

    So long, S5-HVS1, we hardly knew you.

  135. On the Frontlines of Progressive Anti-Semitism Opinion, November 14

    I am a young, gay, left-wing Jew. Yet I am called an “apartheid-enabler,” a “baby killer” and a “colonial apologist.”

  136. Warren Wealth Tax Could Slow Economy, Early Analysis Finds Business, November 14

    A preliminary projection of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax said a drop in investment by the richest Americans would crimp growth.

  137. Bread Loaf Ends ‘Wait Scholar’ Program Books, November 14

    The writers’ conference is changing its aid offerings after attendees raised concerns ranging from sexual harassment to racism to the work cutting into the seminars they came for in the first place.