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  1. Scorned by Trump, Mo Brooks Rises in Alabama Senate Race U.S., Today

    Mr. Brooks, a hard-right representative, seems to be making an unlikely comeback in a Senate race in which the Trump endorsement may not determine votes of Trump supporters.

  2. In the Fight Over How to Teach Reading, This Guru Makes a Major Retreat U.S., Today

    Lucy Calkins, a leading literacy expert, has rewritten her curriculum to include a fuller embrace of phonics and the science of reading. Critics may not be appeased.

  3. America Turned the Greatest Vehicle of Social Mobility Into a Debt Machine Opinion, Yesterday

    Student loan debt is an albatross around the Democrats’ neck.

  4. Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker Interactive, June 10

    A look at all the vaccines that have reached trials in humans.

  5. Covid World Map: Tracking the Global Outbreak Interactive, January 28

    The virus has infected more than 29,855,400 people and has been detected in nearly every country.

  6. She Was Told Surgery Would Cost About $1,300. Then the Bill Came: $229,000. U.S., Yesterday

    The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Lisa French had never agreed to pay the full price when she signed service agreements with a hospital.

  7. H.B.C.U.s Have a Spirit All Their Own. Pop Culture Is Paying Attention. Special Series, Yesterday

    Thanks to Beyoncé, Ralph Lauren and hit shows like “All American: Homecoming,” depictions of Black campus life have moved from “A Different World” to center stage.

  8. A Daily Aspirin Regimen May Hurt More Than Help, Experts Warn Health, Yesterday

    Millions of Americans take aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke. Now, doctors are advising against it — especially for people over 70.

  9. ‘Yeah, That’s Right!’ Gameplay, May 20

    Ryan McCarty and Yacob Yonas square up with an assertive Saturday puzzle.

  10. Your Friday Evening Briefing Briefing, May 20

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  11. Sacred or Sexist? After a Brazen Theft, Seeing de Kooning in a New Light. Arts, May 20

    When “Woman-Ochre” goes on view at the Getty Museum after its conservation, the painting will have a new mystique. But competing interpretations remain.

  12. A Poet Activist at Brown With a Powerful Voice Style, May 20

    Amiri Nash charts the Black experience with a new student journal

  13. After Campus Uproar, Princeton Proposes to Fire Tenured Professor U.S., May 19

    Joshua Katz says he was targeted because of his criticism of a campus protest group. A university report says the concerns are related to his inappropriate conduct with a female student.

  14. University Must Reinstate Professor Who Tweeted About ‘Black Privilege’ U.S., May 19

    An arbitrator found that the University of Central Florida failed to show “just cause” last year when it fired Charles Negy, a tenured professor whose comments generated outrage on campus.

  15. Alexander Toradze, 69, Idiosyncratic Pianist, Is Dead Arts, May 19

    A defector to the U.S., he was admired for his prowess in the Russian repertory, but his individualistic approach “was not for everyone — or for all repertoire.”

  16. Indianapolis Museum Announces New Leadership After Reckoning on Racism Arts, May 17

    The museum named Colette Pierce Burnette president and chief executive. Last year, its president resigned after a job posting described the institution’s “core” audience as white.

  17. Revealing the Labor of Dance Through Constant Motion Arts, May 17

    The choreographer Abby Zbikowski brings her raw, genre-bending “Radioactive Practice” to New York Live Arts after a two-year delay.

  18. Most Canadians Don’t Want Charles as King, but Changing Royal Rule Isn’t Easy World, May 17

    Prince Charles will make a three day tour of the country, where polls suggest there’s little support for the monarchy — but amending Canada’s Constitution is difficult.

  19. The Government Gave Out Bad Loans. Students Deserve a Bailout. Opinion, May 17

    Biden’s $10,000 in relief isn’t enough.

  20. When You’re This Hated, Everyone’s a Suspect Books, May 17

    In “Who Killed Jane Stanford?” Richard White takes on a 1905 murder — and seamy cover-up — that has fascinated scholars for generations.

  21. Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans Health, May 17

    New treatments aim for a gene variant causing the illness in people of sub-Saharan African descent. Some experts worry that focus will neglect other factors.

  22. Your Tuesday Briefing: Russia’s Faltering Campaign Briefing, May 16

    Plus climate’s role in Australia’s upcoming election and a Covid-19 protest at Peking University.

  23. The Believer, a Beloved Literary Magazine, Goes Home After a Risqué Detour Books, May 16

    The magazine, bought by a marketing company, briefly hosted clickbait content. Scandal ensued. After a flurry of negotiation, it is now back with its first publisher, McSweeney’s.

  24. They Treated Their Sports Like a Job. They Wish the N.C.A.A. Had, Too. Sports, May 15

    A Supreme Court ruling and changes in college sports have given momentum to a lawsuit accusing the N.C.A.A. of violating federal minimum-wage laws by refusing to pay athletes like employees.

  25. Larry Woiwode, Who Wrote of Family, Faith and Rural Life, Dies at 80 Books, May 15

    Raised in North Dakota and rural Illinois, he was a literary star in New York City in the 1970s. But he left the limelight to raise a family on a North Dakota farm.

  26. Student Debt Is Crushing. Canceling It for Everyone Is Still a Bad Idea. Opinion, May 14

    Debt forgiveness won’t fix what’s wrong with higher education.

  27. Hottest Ticket in Town? Taylor Swift, Class of ’22. Style, May 14

    New York University graduates will be rewarded with a commencement speech from the pop star, who is being awarded an honorary degree.

  28. An Outsider Takes an Inside Look at the Oxford ‘Chums’ Who Run the U.K. Books, May 14

    Simon Kuper has written a book that captures Boris Johnson and other future Conservative politicians when they were ambitious and misbehaving undergrads, planning their rise to power.

  29. Jacinda Ardern, whose restrictions buffered New Zealand from the worst of the pandemic, tests positive. World, May 13

    The prime minister’s rules kept transmission at bay for two years, and by the time the highly infectious Omicron variant hit, the vast majority of New Zealand’s population had been vaccinated.

  30. Nearing a Grim Milestone: One Million U.S. Covid Deaths Opinion, May 13

    Readers ponder an impending horrible milestone. Also: Grief in our times; college debt; policies and public opinion; students’ letters.

  31. The Pain May Never Fade for Delaware State’s Players. I’ve Been There, Too. Sports, May 13

    The law enforcement stop and search of the Delaware State women’s lacrosse team bus recalls experiences our columnist had while traveling as a pro tennis player.

  32. Breaking the Ice on a Cold First Date Style, May 13

    After their first meetup in January 2019, Pooja Chatterjee and Sandeep Kumar knew that they wanted to pursue a relationship.

  33. Troubled Student Housing Firm Would Pay Tens of Millions to Investors Business, May 12

    A $50 million agreement by Nelson Partners over a high-rise near the University of Texas may force it to sell interests in other properties.

  34. John Eastman Pressed Pennsylvania Legislator to Throw Out Biden Votes U.S., May 11

    The lawyer argued that mail ballots in Pennsylvania in the 2020 election could be culled in a way that would reverse President Donald J. Trump’s defeat in an electorally critical state.

  35. Police Search of Delaware State University Team Draws Outrage U.S., May 10

    The bus of the women’s lacrosse team was pulled over last month by Georgia sheriff’s deputies and searched by a drug-sniffing dog. Delaware officials called video of the search “disturbing.”

  36. Bolt Built $11 Billion Payment Business on Inflated Metrics and Eager Investors Business, May 10

    The start-up has had a meteoric rise, thanks to its charismatic co-founder, Ryan Breslow. But he sometimes stretched the truth to get there.

  37. Democrats Have an Image Problem. Please Don’t Make It Worse. Opinion, May 10

    With the debate over students loans, are we trying to confirm the stereotype that Democrats serve the needs of educated elites and ignore everyone else?

  38. Lincoln College to Close, Hurt by Pandemic and Ransomware Attack U.S., May 9

    The predominantly Black college in Illinois will cease operations Friday after 157 years, having failed to raise millions to recover from the pandemic and a cyberattack that originated in Iran.

  39. Así es como el amor cambia el cerebro en Español, May 8

    En su nuevo libro, la neurocientífica Stephanie Cacioppo indaga en el romance, la pérdida y la conexión humana mientras relata su propia historia de amor.

  40. Weekend of Abortion Protests Brings Out Supporters U.S., May 7

    Rallies in Houston and Chicago were among numerous events planned across the country.

  41. Officials Warn of Fake Adderall Pills After Two College Students Die U.S., May 7

    Officials said the fake pills could contain fentanyl. Two Ohio State University students died this week in what the police said were apparent overdoses.

  42. In Alabama’s ‘19th Unnamed Cave,’ a Trove of Ancient Dark-Zone Art U.S., May 7

    Researchers using 3-D technology brought to light an array of art in an Alabama cave, including a serpent, flying creatures and humanoid figures in regalia.

  43. In Nebraska, a Trump-Inspired Candidate Cracks Open Divide in the G.O.P. U.S., May 7

    Charles W. Herbster’s bid for governor has set off a bitter fight for power in a state once known for its genteel politics.

  44. Mattea Roach Ended Her ‘Jeopardy!’ Streak. Her Blazers Live On. Style, May 6

    The 23-year-old won 23 games in a row. Her personal style has helped make her a star.

  45. American Bar Association May Eliminate Standardized Tests for Admissions U.S., May 6

    A committee within the A.B.A. has recommended that law schools stop requiring standardized tests like the LSAT as part of their admissions process.

  46. Maria Marcus, Public Interest Lawyer and Mentor, Dies at 88 New York, May 6

    She argued before the Supreme Court six times representing New York State, took on civil rights cases for the N.A.A.C.P. and taught at Fordham for decades.

  47. We Should Cancel Student Debt, but Only for Some Opinion, May 5

    America’s social mobility machine is broken.

  48. Signs of an Animal Virus Discovered in Man Who Received a Pig’s Heart Health, May 5

    The patient showed no sign of rejecting the genetically modified organ, but suffered numerous complications before dying.

  49. Sheldon Krimsky, Who Warned of Profit Motive in Science, Dies at 80 Science, May 5

    He delved into numerous scientific fields — stem-cell research, genetic modification of food and DNA privacy among them — and sought to pinpoint the dangers.

  50. This Is Not Your Grandfather’s M.B.A. Opinion, May 5

    Can business schools really help to “reimagine capitalism”?

  51. Why Climate Change Makes It Harder to Fight Fire With Fire Climate, May 5

    Worsening wildfires in recent years have led officials to embrace planned fires to thin forests before disaster strikes. But the warming world is making it tougher to do safely.

  52. Your Wednesday Evening Briefing Briefing, May 4

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  53. Stanford Gets $1.1 Billion for New Climate School From John Doerr Climate, May 4

    The billionaire venture capitalist said the study of climate change and sustainability would be the “new computer science.”

  54. Irving Rosenthal, Low-Profile Force on the Beat Scene, Dies at 91 Books, May 3

    He published Ginsberg, Kerouac and Burroughs in the late 1950s. The university that oversaw his journal was not pleased with the “Naked Lunch” excerpt.

  55. N.Y.U. Will Not Hire Scientist Accused of Harassment After Backlash New York, May 3

    Dr. David Sabatini is no longer in the running for a faculty position at New York University’s medical school. News of his potential hiring had sparked a protest.

  56. The Junior College Team Built by the Pandemic Sports, May 3

    The baseball team at Gaston College in Dallas, N.C., is in its first season and owes its quick rise to former Division I players whose circumstances changed because of the pandemic.

  57. Why Critics of Angry Woke College Kids Are Missing the Point Interactive, May 2

    “If we just focus on this generation’s political style,” says political theorist Wendy Brown, “we ignore their rage at the world they’ve inherited.”

  58. 4 Canadian Military Cadets Die After Car Plunges Into River World, April 30

    The men were set to graduate from the Royal Military College in a few weeks, the authorities said.

  59. Three Meteorology Students Killed in Car Crash in Oklahoma U.S., April 30

    They were returning from Kansas after pursuing a storm, officials said, when their car was pinned by a truck.

  60. To Tackle Student Debt, Fix Ineffective Colleges Opinion, April 29

    Graduates can’t repay their loans if they don’t learn anything useful in school.

  61. Wonking Out: Education Has Less to Do With Inequality Than You Think Opinion, April 29

    College debtors aren’t a privileged class.

  62. Anglo-Saxon Kings Made Sure to Eat Their Vegetables, Study Shows World, April 29

    Contrary to popular belief, the ruling classes gorged on meat only on rare occasions, according to an analysis of more than 2,000 skeletons buried during medieval times.

  63. Biden Says He Is Taking a ‘Hard Look’ at Student Loan Relief U.S., April 28

    President Biden said the amount would not be $50,000 per borrower, which some Democrats and advocates are pushing for as a way to address economic and racial disparities.

  64. G.O.P. Lawmakers Subverted U. of North Carolina, Professors’ Group Says U.S., April 28

    In a new report, the group says that the Republicans created a hostile climate on campuses. The administration called the charges absurd.

  65. The Revolt of the College-Educated Working Class Business, April 28

    Since the Great Recession, the college-educated have taken more frontline jobs at companies like Starbucks and Amazon. Now they’re helping to unionize them.

  66. Backlash Erupts as N.Y.U. Weighs Hiring Scientist Accused of Harassment New York, April 27

    A walkout at New York University’s medical school was held to protest the possible hiring of Dr. David Sabatini, who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

  67. Seeking Another Reset, the N.C.A.A. Returns to the ‘Help Wanted’ Route Sports, April 27

    The N.C.A.A. is looking for a new president. Private jet notwithstanding, it’s not all that great of a gig.

  68. Officials watch and wonder as the hottest U.S. coronavirus hot spot swells to two dozen counties. World, April 27

    Health experts say that people in the hot spot, which includes cities like Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, should be increasing their precautions.

  69. An Heir, a $25 Million Giveaway and 30,000 Unopened Letters Arts, April 27

    In 1970, Michael James Brody Jr. announced he would give away his fortune to anyone who asked. The letters he received are a time capsule of the setting of the Age of Aquarius.

  70. Showcasing the Diversity of the South Arts, April 27

    Arising from one man’s collection, the Ogden Museum strives to serve a broad audience while showing that Southern art is not merely regional.

  71. Mark Emmert to Step Down as President of the N.C.A.A. Sports, April 26

    Emmert and the N.C.A.A.’s Board of Governors said they made a mutual decision for him to step aside next year as the top administrator in college sports.

  72. Your Tuesday Evening Briefing Briefing, April 26

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  73. The Major Findings of Harvard’s Report on Its Ties to Slavery U.S., April 26

    Harvard University issued a 134-page report investigating its ties to slavery, and its legacy. Here are the key findings.

  74. Harvard Details Its Ties to Slavery and Its Plans for Redress U.S., April 26

    The university is committing $100 million for an endowed “Legacy of Slavery Fund.” Its report carefully avoided treading on direct financial reparations for descendants of enslaved people.

  75. 2 Parents Appeal Their Convictions in Varsity Blues Scandal U.S., April 25

    The business executives John B. Wilson and Gamal Abdelaziz each received a long sentence, but in appeals, their lawyers say the key claim against them is legally flawed.

  76. Pulling Back the Curtain on Race and Health Care Health, April 25

    Dr. Rachel Hardeman hopes to inspire others to think bigger about the link, and in turn, solutions that protect both mothers and babies. It isn’t an easy mission.

  77. Long-Lost ‘Wizard of Oz’ Dress Goes on Display Before Auction U.S., April 23

    The dress worn by Judy Garland was given to a priest at the Catholic University of America in 1973, but had been missing for decades when it was found in a shoe box last year.

  78. Exploring the Health Effects of Ageism Health, April 23

    Through more than three decades of research, the Yale psychologist Becca Levy has demonstrated that age discrimination can take years off one’s life.

  79. The ‘Unbelievable, Horrible, Crushing Weight’ of Student Loans Podcasts, April 22

    And why it doesn’t have to be like this.

  80. Meet the East Coast’s New Spider Friend 🕷 Interactive, March 11

    An invasive spider the size of a human palm could soon spread from Georgia throughout the East Coast.

  81. New Research Points to Wuhan Market as Pandemic Origin Interactive, February 26

    Two new studies say the virus was present in animals at the Huanan seafood market in 2019.

  82. 5 Things to Know About Judge Jackson Interactive, February 25

    President Biden said he would nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Here’s a quick look at her biography.

  83. Official Rules: 2022 Modern Love College Essay Contest Interactive, February 16

    Read the official rules to the Modern Love column’s sixth college essay contest.

  84. Lauren Berlant Helped Us Understand the Intimacy of Pop Culture Interactive, December 22

    They pioneered a theory for our messy emotional lives.

  85. Rennie Davis, One of the Chicago Seven, Traded Activism for Inner Peace Interactive, December 22

    When he stopped trying to fix the world, it left some leftists feeling pretty irritated.

  86. These Afghan Students Found Refuge in Iraq Interactive, November 15

    More than 100 students from the American University of Afghanistan fled the Taliban and are now studying in Iraq.

  87. David Sedaris Knows What You’ll Laugh at When No One Is Judging Interactive, October 25

    “I love an old-fashioned vulgar joke.”

  88. Steven Pinker Thinks Your Sense of Imminent Doom Is Wrong Interactive, September 6

    “It is irrational to interpret a number of crises occurring at the same time as signs that we’re doomed.”

  89. 4 Questions About Student Loans, Answered Interactive, June 24

    Interest rates on federal student loans for the coming academic year will rise nearly a percentage point on July 1.

  90. Printable 2021 N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament Bracket Interactive, March 15

    Stanford, Connecticut, South Carolina and N.C. State are the top seeds in the N.C.A.A. women’s basketball tournament.

  91. Printable 2021 N.C.A.A. Men’s Tournament Bracket Interactive, March 14

    Gonzaga, Baylor, Illinois and Michigan are the top seeds in the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament.

  92. When the Clock Stopped Interactive, March 6

    The three days last March that changed sports.

  93. Cómo funciona la vacuna de Oxford-AstraZeneca Interactive, March 5

    Un adenovirus ayuda a preparar el sistema inmune para combatir el coronavirus.

  94. Tracking Coronavirus Cases at U.S. Colleges and Universities Interactive, February 25

    Coronavirus cases continue to climb steadily at colleges, a New York Times survey has found. Some schools have announced vaccine requirements for students returning in the fall.

  95. The State of the Virus: 2020 in Review Interactive, December 30

    How the coronavirus spread across the United States.

  96. Generosity to Colleges in Need Letters, December 25

    Readers discuss the importance of gifts from MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos.

  97. John Thompson Was Every Black Boy’s Longed-For Coach Interactive, December 23

    A stern disciplinarian with a white towel on his shoulder, he made Georgetown’s basketball team champions.

  98. How the Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Works Interactive, December 17

    An adenovirus helps prime the immune system to fight the coronavirus.

  99. ‘We’re Facing So Many Different Battles’ Interactive, December 14

    Catherine Volcy, like college students across America, is studying from home. She is aching to talk in person with her peers and professors about this tumultuous year.

  100. Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker Interactive, December 8

    A look at all the vaccines that have reached trials in humans.

  101. Full Recap and Analysis of the First Presidential Debate Interactive, September 29

    President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. debated for the first time, with Chris Wallace of Fox News moderating. Watch the full video with our fact-checks and analysis.

  102. Tracking the Coronavirus at U.S. Colleges and Universities Interactive, August 25

    College campuses, like the rest of the country, are enduring a coronavirus surge.

  103. Now That the Redskins Are Gone, Who’s Next? Interactive, July 13

    Expect increased pressure on other teams to change their nicknames and logos, including the Braves, Indians and Chiefs.

  104. Coronavirus Could Overwhelm U.S. Without Urgent Action, Estimates Say Interactive, March 20

    Immediate steps to limit social contact in parts of the United States where few cases have been identified are needed to slow the outbreak, a model suggests.

  105. School Closings Over Coronavirus in New York and New Jersey Interactive, March 9

    Here is a growing list of public and private schools, as well as colleges and universities, that have suspended or altered classes in the local effort to curb the outbreak.

  106. Charles Rogers, Former Detroit Lions Receiver, Is Dead at 38 Express, November 11

    A star at Michigan State, he was the No. 2 pick in the 2003 N.F.L. draft. But his pro career was undone by drug use.

  107. It’s College Application Time Letters, November 11

    A mother decides to accept her son’s life choices. Also: The meaning in the clothes of a deceased love one; Trump voters’ values.

  108. Beer, Here: Merchandising of College Sports Leads to Team-Branded Ales Sports, November 1

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and more than 20 universities license their own brands of beer. Those deals seem like no-brainers, but they come as the N.C.A.A. grapples with letting athletes strike their own.

  109. Penn State Fraternity Suspended After Teenager’s Death Express, October 22

    Members of the Chi Phi fraternity were believed to be present at an off-campus house — not the fraternity’s official house — where a 17-year-old went into cardiac arrest and died on Saturday, the university said.

  110. Wearing Their Hearts on Their Graduation Caps News Desk, June 11

    Members of the class of 2019 share the inspiration behind their decorated mortarboards.

  111. When Defending Vaccines Gets Ugly Editorial, June 2

    Dr. Peter Hotez has devoted his career to making vaccines more widely available. He routinely gets attacked for it.

  112. In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Foreign, May 30

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”

  113. U.C.L.A. and California State-Los Angeles Order Quarantines Amid Measles Outbreak Express, April 25

    More than 200 university students and employees in Los Angeles County may have been exposed to measles and were given quarantine orders this week.

  114. The Lifesaving Power in Stem Cells Well, April 18

    Liars and thieves should not be allowed to detract from legitimate scientific research that has made umbilical cord blood mystic in its regenerative powers.

  115. #WhatsMyName Stresses Safety for Uber Riders Gender, April 16

    A South Carolina student was murdered after getting into a car she mistook for her Uber, underscoring the safety risks of ride-hailing apps.

  116. Gene-Edited Babies: What a Chinese Scientist Told an American Mentor Science, April 14

    Stanford is investigating Stephen Quake’s interactions with He Jiankui, the scientist who performed the controversial experiment.

  117. That First Black Hole Seen in an Image Is Now Called Pōwehi, at Least in Hawaii Express, April 13

    The word, which means “adorned fathomless dark creation,” is derived from the Kumulipo, a centuries-old Hawaiian creation chant, said a professor who helped with the naming.

  118. Brigham Young Students Value Their Strict Honor Code. But Not the Harsh Punishments. National, April 12

    The voices of young people with different views of social justice are pushing the Mormon Church to modernize.

  119. Lorraine Branham, Journalism Dean and Mentor, Dies at 66 Obits, April 11

    As the first woman and first person of color to lead the Newhouse School at Syracuse, she helped students and faculty embrace the future — and diversity.