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  1. Government Rescinds Plan to Strip Visas From Foreign Students in Online Classes National, Yesterday

    The Trump administration said it would no longer require international students to attend in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic in order to remain in the country.

  2. The Administration Retreated on Student Visas, but the Battle Isn’t Over Op Ed, Yesterday

    The international scholars the administration was threatening to send home are vital to American innovation and competitiveness.

  3. University of Texas Won’t Drop Song With Racist History as Players Requested Express, Yesterday

    “The Eyes of Texas,” once sung at minstrel shows, will remain a campus anthem at the University of Texas at Austin, the school announced on Monday.

  4. Coronavirus Map: Tracking the Global Outbreak Interactive, January 28

    The virus has infected more than 13 million people and has been detected in nearly every country.

  5. 17 States Sue to Block Student Visa Rules National, July 13

    A legal battle between universities and the Trump administration over foreign students and online learning escalated on Monday, ahead of a critical federal court hearing.

  6. 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.

  7. With Robot Deliveries and Outdoor Tents, Campus Dining Will Be Very Different Dining, July 13

    It is still unclear how many students will return to college campuses this fall, but for those who do, mealtime will change dramatically.

  8. In Astounding Test, Scientists Revive Damaged Lungs for Transplant Science, July 13

    Injured and unusable lungs were restored with respirators and pig blood. The procedure one day may increase the supply of organs for transplant.

  9. Dear Liberal Arts Students: Seize This Moment Op Ed, July 12

    The world needs you. Here’s your chance.

  10. When Scholars Collaborate With Tech Companies, How Reliable Are the Findings? Business, July 12

    Uber and Lyft hailed a Cornell paper’s conclusion that their drivers make solid wages. But others have questioned the researchers’ approach.

  11. Outspoken Chinese Professor Is Said to Be Released From Detention Foreign, July 12

    Xu Zhangrun, a law professor in Beijing known for criticizing the Communist Party, was allowed to go home after being detained a week ago, people familiar with him said.

  12. California Parents Agree to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Express, July 11

    Prosecutors said Todd and Diane Blake paid $250,000 to fraudulently gain their daughter’s admission to the University of Southern California as a volleyball recruit.

  13. Lucius Barker, Expert on Race in American Politics, Dies at 92 Obits, July 11

    He was a passionate Jesse Jackson delegate at the 1984 Democratic National Convention and, later, a mentor to future politicians like Senator Cory Booker.

  14. What’s the Value of Harvard Without a Campus? Styles, July 11

    Many first-generation, low-income Harvard students feel that the elite institution has failed them.

  15. As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of ‘Highest Risk’ Washington, July 10

    A briefing packet for federal emergency response teams details the steps schools should take to reopen safely.

  16. College Football Season Teeters on the Brink Sports, July 10

    Bit by bit, workouts, programs or seasons are canceled by conferences, throwing into question if it is worth having a season at all in a pandemic.

  17. The Students Are Victims of Fraud, but the Government Won’t Help Business, July 10

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is denying huge batches of relief requests from students whose schools defrauded them. Even those who aren’t denied are getting very little — or sometimes nothing.

  18. Lockdowns Spared Millions of Animals From Becoming Roadkill, Researchers Say Express, July 10

    The number of wild animals killed by vehicle traffic was down as much as 45 percent in Maine and 21 percent in California, according to a U.C. Davis report.

  19. As Universities Seek to Block Visa Rules, Trump Threatens Tax Status National, July 10

    Harvard and M.I.T. want a court to protect foreign students taking online classes. After a hearing, President Trump said he was ordering a review of universities’ tax-exempt status.

  20. In Campaign Against Racism, Team Names Get New Scrutiny Sports, July 10

    It is not just the N.F.L.’s Washington team that could get a name change. A number of schools are also reconsidering nicknames, though some are resisting any switch.

  21. ‘This Is Not a Boring History of Nagging Spinsters’ Special Sections, July 10

    Women’s suffrage is the story of a political revolution — with all sorts of parallels to today.

  22. Stocks Generate Big Gains and Bigger Questions Sunday Business, July 10

    A powerful rally during drastically deteriorating economic conditions has left the market richly valued and facing great uncertainty.

  23. It’s 2022. What Does Life Look Like? Op Ed, July 10

    The pandemic could shape the world, much as World War II and the Great Depression did.

  24. Meet the Heroes Fighting on the Front Lines Against Covid-19 Universal, July 10

    Watch the doctors and nurses trying to save us from the coronavirus as they risk their own lives — and those of their families — in a new Times documentary on FX and Hulu.

  25. Lawsuits Aim to Block DeVos’s New Sexual Misconduct Rules Washington, July 9

    Students, women’s rights and education groups are seeking to delay or derail Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s broad overhaul of rules that govern sexual misconduct claims.

  26. Big Ten Will Play Fall Sports Only Within Conference, if at All Sports, July 9

    The league’s football teams had been scheduled to participate in some of the most highly anticipated nonconference games of the 2020 season.

  27. ‘Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Come’: U.S. Visa Changes Leave Students in Limbo Foreign, July 9

    The return to studying at an American institution has been thrown into question for an estimated one million international students.

  28. James Harrison, Music Professor and Piano Lover, Dies at 84 Obits, July 9

    Mr. Harrison was a longtime teacher of music theory and a dean of fine arts and humanities at Hunter College in New York City. He has died of complications of Covid-19.

  29. Coronavirus Briefing: A Push to Reopen Schools N Y T Now, July 8

    The Trump administration is putting pressure on school districts to resume in-person learning by the fall.

  30. Ivy League Places All Sports on Hold Until January Sports, July 8

    The league’s decision could be influential for other university presidents as they consider how to handle the coronavirus pandemic. It is the first Division I conference to suspend football for the fall.

  31. Harvard and M.I.T. Sue to Stop Trump Visa Rules for Foreign Students National, July 8

    Universities opposed a policy that would require students to take at least one in-person class or be denied permission to study in the United States.

  32. Stanford Permanently Cuts 11 Sports Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Sports, July 8

    The university said in a statement that it faced a $70 million shortfall over the next three years.

  33. Accusations of Serial Rape Push Egypt Toward a Reckoning Foreign, July 8

    In a country where women are often blamed when they are sexually assaulted, the arrest of an Egyptian student has raised hopes for changing attitudes.

  34. Las visas de estudiantes peligran en Estados Unidos debido a una medida del gobierno de Trump en Español, July 8

    Los estudiantes internacionales deberán tomar al menos una clase en persona para mantener sus visas, en un momento en que muchas universidades priorizan la educación en línea ante el peligro de contagio.

  35. What Harvard and Your Local Commuter College Now Have in Common Upshot, July 8

    For colleges in the middle of the pack, the financial calculus during the pandemic looks very different, with in-person classes on campus a way to survive.

  36. What’s at the Bottom of a Confederate Monument? It Could Be a Time Capsule Express, July 8

    Workers removing a monument in North Carolina found a deteriorated time capsule from 1894. Inside were objects said to belong to Robert E. Lee, though some historians doubt their legitimacy.

  37. College Courses Online Are Disappointing. Here’s How to Fix Them. Op Ed, July 8

    No one wants to pay $30,000 per semester for the current experience.

  38. What It’s Like to Enter the Work Force From Your Childhood Bedroom Express, July 8

    They studied for years to get full-time jobs. Now, they’re right back where they started.

  39. Trump Leans on Schools to Reopen as Virus Continues Its Spread Washington, July 7

    President Trump spearheaded an administration-wide push to pry open the nation’s elementary and secondary schools, the next phase of his effort to get the economy on its feet.

  40. In New Book, Trump’s Niece Describes Him as Still a Child, Seeking Attention Washington, July 7

    The release of Mary L. Trump’s “Too Much and Never Enough” has been widely anticipated.

  41. Trump Visa Rules Seen as Way to Pressure Colleges on Reopening National, July 7

    International students will be required to take at least one in-person class to keep their visas, at a time when many universities are prioritizing online instruction.

  42. Professors’ Fears as the Fall Semester Approaches Letters, July 7

    Readers discuss whether college reopening plans are realistic, and the risks facing faculty members, students and campus workers.

  43. Patient Is Reported Free of H.I.V., but Scientists Urge Caution Science, July 7

    Brazilian scientists say the man no longer shows signs of the infection after taking a powerful drug cocktail. But the preliminary results require confirmation.

  44. Follow the Money Business, July 7

    We now know the names of many of the businesses that received $521 billion in small-business rescue loans. Some of the recipients will raise eyebrows.

  45. Colleges Plan to Reopen Campuses, but for Just Some Students at a Time National, July 6

    To provide some semblance of the campus experience during a pandemic, colleges say large chunks of the student body will have to stay away and study remotely for all or part of the year.

  46. Students’ Calls to Remove a Mural Were Answered. Now Comes a Lawsuit. Culture, July 6

    An alumnus has filed a suit to save a fresco at the University of Kentucky that depicts enslaved people; a Black artist whose work is shown with it also wants the mural to stay.

  47. What We Learned in 100 Days of Life Interrupted Styles, July 6

    Four first-generation college students in Newark, N.J., tell the story of the pandemic, their uprooted plans — and what they found out.

  48. Seized by the Police, an Outspoken Chinese Professor Sees Fears Come True Foreign, July 6

    Xu Zhangrun, who has long taught law at the prestigious Tsinghua University, is one of the few academics in China who have harshly criticized the ruling Communist Party.

  49. A Trump-Backed Senate Candidate’s Hedge Fund Disaster Politics, July 5

    Tommy Tuberville, the football coach and leading Republican vying to take on Senator Doug Jones in Alabama, had a tumultuous foray into finance.

  50. In West Texas, Lingering Distrust in Public Health Measures as Virus Spreads National, July 4

    Early in the pandemic, much of rural Texas had low case counts and few worries. Now, conservative areas are seeing a surge in cases, but distrust in government mandates endures.

  51. Some Unexpected Survey Results Styles, July 3

    “I was enchanted by her writing,” said Clifford Peterson, who met Carol Ryan during planning for Ramapo College’s 50th anniversary celebration, “by the incredible life she lived, simply enchanted.”

  52. Colleges Face Rising Revolt by Professors National, July 3

    Most universities plan to bring students back to campus. But many of their teachers are concerned about joining them.

  53. Colleges Rescinding Admissions Offers as Racist Social Media Posts Emerge National, July 2

    Amid a national accounting over racism after George Floyd’s death, at least a dozen schools have revoked admissions offers to incoming students.

  54. Maria de Sousa, Leading Portuguese Scientist, Dies at 80 Obits, July 2

    Dr. de Sousa focused on the immune system and helped establish a major academic program in her field. She died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.

  55. Florida State University Child Care Policy Draws Backlash Express, July 2

    The university sent an email to its employees last week saying they would no longer be able to care for children while working remotely. After a backlash, the university clarified its policy.

  56. Queer Kids, Nerds and Sword Fights: It’s the Hot School Play Arts & Leisure, July 2

    “She Kills Monsters” is hugely popular in high schools and colleges. Even in lockdown, performers have found novel ways to make the battles come alive.

  57. It’s Going to Be a Very Different Fourth of July Politics, July 2

    Please save the partying for next year, health officials advise: This is your morning tip sheet.

  58. College Democrats, Citing Racism, Force Change in Leadership Politics, July 1

    After a Black executive board member described racism and classism in the leadership ranks of the College Democrats of America, the president of the organization resigned.

  59. Anders Ericsson, Psychologist and ‘Expert on Experts,’ Dies at 72 Obits, July 1

    His research helped inspire “Outliers,” Malcolm Gladwell’s best-selling book on the keys to excelling.

  60. How We Get Stronger Well, July 1

    Weight training prompts changes in the nervous system that prime the muscles to get bigger and stronger.

  61. Who Wants to Go to Fashion School in a Pandemic? Styles, July 1

    The coronavirus has triggered travel bans that could result in a significant drop in enrollment at top art and design schools.

  62. Billions in College Aid Hiding in Plain Sight Op Ed, June 30

    Students often have little help finding and applying for financial assistance, and miss out on opportunities for affordable higher education.

  63. Ralph Nader: Put the Health Professionals in Charge Letters, June 30

    The consumer advocate calls on the president and the vice president to stand aside in the pandemic fight. Also: Removing Woodrow Wilson’s name; an immigrant’s story; keep your eyes on the child.

  64. He Turned ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Into Protest Music Culture, June 30

    Joel Thompson’s “The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed,” written in 2014, is finding new listeners in a summer of unrest.

  65. Universities and Tech Giants Back National Cloud Computing Project Business, June 30

    A proposal to give scientists access to huge data sets and powerful computers.

  66. Academia Lives — on TikTok Styles, June 30

    School may be out indefinitely, but on social media there’s a thriving subculture devoted to the aesthetic of all things scholarly.

  67. The Ghost of Woodrow Wilson Op Ed, June 30

    The debts our institutions owe to the problematic past can’t just be canceled.

  68. A White Gatekeeper of Southern Food Faces Calls to Resign Dining, June 29

    John T. Edge, the director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, is urged to step down after longstanding concerns about his leadership.

  69. How Do Flying Snakes Glide Through the Air? ‘It’s Hard to Believe’ Science, June 29

    As they wiggle and undulate, the snakes are transforming their bodies for flight.

  70. Even the South Pole Is Warming, and Quickly, Scientists Say Climate, June 29

    Surface air temperatures at the bottom of the world have risen three times faster than the global average since the 1990s.

  71. College Is Worth It, but Campus Isn’t Sunday Business, June 29

    Bringing millions of students back to campus would create enormous risks for society but comparatively little educational benefit, an economist says.

  72. Public Spaces Weren’t Designed for Pandemics. N.Y.C. Is Trying to Adapt. Metro, June 29

    New rules and design will try to keep New Yorkers safe in the usually crowded plazas, parks and streets.

  73. ‘We Could Be Feeling This for the Next Decade’: Virus Hits College Towns National, June 28

    Opening bars and bringing back football teams have led to new outbreaks. Communities that evolved around campuses face potentially existential losses in population, jobs and revenue.

  74. Trump Faces Mounting Defections From a Once-Loyal Group: Older White Voters Politics, June 28

    No Democrat has won or broken even with voters over 65 in two decades. But seniors’ dismay about President Trump could change that.

  75. Dr. William Dement, Leader in Sleep Disorder Research, Dies at 91 Obits, June 27

    At Stanford, he created the world’s first successful sleep clinic and taught a popular class on sleep and dreams. (If he caught a student dozing, he’d wake him with a water gun.)

  76. Princeton Will Remove Woodrow Wilson’s Name From School Express, June 27

    University trustees concluded that Wilson’s “racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school or college,” Princeton’s president said on Saturday.

  77. Afghan Deaths Pile Up in Uncertainty Over U.S. Deal With Taliban Foreign, June 27

    Targeted killings and widespread attacks across Afghanistan have sapped brief optimism as peace talks remain stalled.

  78. How College Sports Spurred Mississippi to Seriously Reconsider Its Flag Sports, June 27

    Time and again, debate over the state’s flag and its Confederate battle imagery faded away. Then college sports leaders threatened to take away some of the biggest games.

  79. As Cases Surge, Pence Misleads on Coronavirus Pandemic Washington, June 26

    The vice president falsely claimed that increased testing “is generating” more cases, among other exaggerations and inaccurate claims.

  80. How the Coronavirus Short-Circuits the Immune System Science, June 26

    In a disturbing parallel to H.I.V., the coronavirus can cause a depletion of important immune cells, recent studies found.

  81. House Fails to Override Trump’s Veto Limiting Student Loan Debt Relief Washington, June 26

    Stringent new rules by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are set to take effect on July 1 after the attempt to reverse them was defeated.

  82. For Boris Johnson’s Science Advisers, Pressure, Anxieties and ‘Pastoral Support’ Foreign, June 26

    As public scrutiny of a secretive panel of scientists heightened, its members nearly buckled under the strain.

  83. Morehouse Cancels Football and Cross Country Because of Coronavirus Sports, June 26

    The historically black college in Atlanta is one of the first universities to cancel football in 2020 amid the pandemic.

  84. Muchos latinos no pudieron quedarse en casa. Ahora se están enfermando en Español, June 26

    Las tasas de infección de coronavirus en las comunidades latinas han crecido rápidamente en todo Estados Unidos.

  85. Zeev Sternhell, ‘Super Zionist’ Wary of Extremism, Dies at 85 Obits, June 25

    A scholar of European fascism (and a bomb attack target), he feared ultranationalism in Israel and saw West Bank settlements as “a cancer.”

  86. Berkeley Art Museum Names a New Director Culture, June 25

    Julie Rodrigues Widholm will start in the post at the University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive on Aug. 1.

  87. Dog Breeding in the Neolithic Age Science, June 25

    Fossils and modern DNA show the ancient roots of Arctic sled dogs.

  88. In Poll, Trump Falls Far Behind Biden in Six Key Battleground States Upshot, June 25

    Dwindling white support for the president leads to a deficit of at least six points in each state.

  89. Pass-Fail Raises the Question: What’s the Point of Grades? Op Ed, June 25

    This pandemic has surfaced a dilemma frequently ignored: A-F grades are used poorly and for too many different purposes.

  90. Trump Overhaul of Campus Sex Assault Rules Wins Surprising Support National, June 25

    The new approach finds unlikely allies among some feminist scholars, who say colleges and universities were failing to sufficiently protect the rights of young men accused of sexual misconduct.

  91. Breakthrough Drug for Covid-19 May Be Risky for Mild Cases Science, June 24

    That study about dexamethasone has arrived with a big asterisk: While it appears to help severely ill patients, it harms others.

  92. Kirk Smith, Towering Figure in Environmental Science, Dies at 73 Obits, June 24

    Dr. Smith’s meticulous research established household pollution as one of the leading causes of disease and death in the developing world.

  93. Gun Violence Spikes in N.Y.C., Intensifying Debate Over Policing Metro, June 23

    More than a dozen people have been fatally shot, including a teenager at her college graduation party and a clothing designer who was washing his car.

  94. Facebook, Citing Looting Concerns, Bans Historical Artifact Sales Culture, June 23

    The company announced the prohibition after researchers reported that looters were using the platform to identify and sell illegally excavated antiquities.

  95. Ahead of Trump Visit, Church Makes Unproven Claim of Virus-Killing Technology Politics, June 23

    The president went to Phoenix to speak to a group of student supporters.

  96. National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New CARES Act Grants Culture, June 23

    The additional funding totals $40.3 million and will support 317 projects at cultural organizations that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  97. Eton Apologizes for Racist Treatment of One of Its First Black Students Foreign, June 23

    The former pupil, Dillibe Onyeama, said that after he published a book in 1972 detailing his abuse at the school, he was told never to return. The current principal said he was “appalled.”

  98. The C.I.A.’s Business Is Secrets, but It Is Recruiting Spies in the Open Washington, June 22

    The C.I.A. made its first television recruiting ad, now airing on streaming services like Hulu, as it tries to build a better, more diverse spy corps.

  99. El destino de las estatuas derribadas en Español, June 22

    Lo que decidan los líderes de las ciudades, los funcionarios de los museos y los historiadores tendrá implicaciones en cómo recordemos la historia que las estatuas fueron creadas para representar, así como nuestro momento actual.

  100. Why Some State Universities Are Seeing an Influx National, June 22

    The pandemic is giving a new competitive edge to states that have long seen their top students lured away by elite schools.

  101. Vast Federal Aid Has Capped Rise in Poverty, Studies Find Washington, June 21

    But researchers caution this does not mean low-income families are escaping hardship. And they warn that when the aid expires next month, families could again be vulnerable.

  102. Public Health Experts Reject President’s View of Fading Pandemic Science, June 21

    Contrary to President Trump’s recent comments, specialists say, recent increases are real, and the virus is like a “forest fire” that will burn as long as there is fuel.

  103. Monmouth University to Remove Woodrow Wilson’s Name From Building Express, June 21

    “Wilson was a controversial politician, and I think it has heightened awareness in 2020 about some of his racist policies,” said the president of the university, which is in New Jersey.

  104. Professor Who Asked Student to ‘Anglicize’ Her Name Is Put on Leave Express, June 21

    Matthew Hubbard, a mathematics professor in Oakland, Calif., said his emails to Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American college freshman, were both a “mistake” and “offensive.”

  105. Malala Yousafzai Graduates From Oxford University Foreign, June 19

    “Currently unemployed,” said the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate. But for now, it’s time for some rest and Netflix.

  106. The History and Meaning of Juneteenth Podcasts, June 19

    “When I think about Juneteenth as Emancipation Day, and I think about this moment, I feel like we still need to be emancipated.”

  107. SEC Warns Mississippi Over Confederate Emblem on State Flag Sports, June 18

    The league’s statement will place new pressure on Mississippi lawmakers. But it may not make much difference.

  108. El ADN de una tumba irlandesa revela una historia de élites e incesto en Español, June 18

    En uno de los túmulos funerarios más impresionantes de la Edad de Piedra en Europa, los investigadores encontraron evidencia de incesto entre hermanos, lo que sugiere la existencia de una sociedad jerárquica.

  109. Britain Grapples With Its Racist Past, From the Town Square to the Boardroom Foreign, June 18

    Two prominent firms, Lloyd’s of London and Greene King, have acknowledged their ties to the slave trade and pledged to make amends.

  110. From the Town Square to the Boardroom: Britain Grapples With Its Racist Past Foreign, June 18

    Two prominent firms, Lloyd’s of London and Greene King, have acknowledged their ties to the slave trade and pledged to make amends.

  111. How a Raise for Workers Can Be a Win for Everybody Sunday Business, June 18

    Higher pay for employees has improved service and productivity in department stores and nursing homes. These findings have direct implications for the current pandemic, an economist says.

  112. DACA: Esto podemos aprender de un ‘dreamer’ de Arizona en Español, June 18

    Los consejos de un estudiante sobre cómo manejar la incertidumbre y luchar por una vida mejor.

  113. What Should Companies Do on Juneteenth? Business, June 18

    The holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. has become a focus of corporate responses to the reckoning on racial discrimination.

  114. First Cancellations Emerge for Major College Football Sports, June 17

    Four games involving historically black colleges and universities were canceled, in part illustrating an economic difficulty for games played at neutral sites.

  115. Dormant Transgender Rights Cases See New Life in Supreme Court Ruling Washington, June 17

    Transgender Americans such as Rachel Tudor have been fighting for their rights at work, school and housing for years. On Monday, the Supreme Court gave them hope.

  116. Frederick C. Tillis, Composer Who Straddled Genres, Dies at 90 Obits, June 17

    He began his career at 12, playing jazz in nightclubs. He went on to become a prolific composer who merged European and African-American influences.

  117. The Suit Against John Bolton’s Book Letters, June 17

    Readers say the president’s claim of transparency is self-evidently false. Also: Safety and the return to college; the disabled and technology.

  118. For-Profit Colleges, Long Troubled, See Surge Amid Pandemic Business, June 17

    The coronavirus shutdowns have made online learning more attractive. But students at some schools say they have been taken advantage of.

  119. Coronavirus: un fármaco de uso común reduce las muertes, según los científicos en Español, June 17

    Un esteroide, la dexametasona, es el primer fármaco que se ha mostrado ayuda a salvar pacientes gravemente enfermos con coronavirus, según un grupo de científicos en Gran Bretaña.

  120. DNA of ‘Irish Pharaoh’ Sheds Light on Ancient Tomb Builders Science, June 17

    In one of Europe's most impressive Stone Age burial mounds, researchers found evidence of brother-sister incest that suggests the existence of a ruling elite.

  121. Netflix C.E.O. Reed Hastings Gives $120 Million to Historically Black Colleges Business, June 17

    The Silicon Valley executive said he hoped his contribution would lead other wealthy individuals to give. “Generally, white capital flows to predominantly white institutions,” he said.

  122. Netflix C.E.O. Reed Hastings Gives $120 Million to Historically Black Colleges Business, June 17

    The Silicon Valley executive said he hoped his contribution would lead other wealthy individuals to give. “Generally, white capital flows to predominantly white institutions,” he said.

  123. Thomas Freeman, Renowned Debate Coach in Texas, Dies at 100 Obits, June 16

    His Texan Southern University team rose to national prominence, and Martin Luther King Jr., Barbara Jordan and Denzel Washington all learned from him.

  124. Thomas Freeman, Debate Coach With Broad Influence, Dies at 100 Obits, June 16

    His Texas Southern University team rose to national prominence, and Martin Luther King Jr., Barbara Jordan and Denzel Washington all learned from him.

  125. Common Drug Reduces Coronavirus Deaths, Scientists Report Foreign, June 16

    A steroid, dexamethasone, is the first drug shown to help save severely ill coronavirus patients, according to scientists in Britain.

  126. Low-Cost Drug Reduces Coronavirus Deaths, Scientists Say World, June 16

    A steroid, dexamethasone, is the first drug proven to reduce coronavirus-related deaths, according to scientists at the University of Oxford in Britain.

  127. Rich Kids Are Eating Up the Financial Aid Pot Op Ed, June 16

    A large share of strapped school budgets is going to “merit aid” for wealthy kids, as part of a bidding war to enroll high-income students.

  128. White America Wants Me to Conform. I Won’t Do It. Op Ed, June 16

    Even at elite universities, I was exposed to the disease that has endangered black lives for so long.

  129. The Statues Were Toppled. What Happens to Them Now? Culture, June 15

    What city leaders, museum officials and historians decide will have implications for how we remember the history the statues were designed to represent, as well as our current moment.

  130. How to Donate Blood Well, June 15

    What you need to know about donating in a time of crisis.

  131. Expecting Students to Play It Safe if Colleges Reopen Is a Fantasy Op Ed, June 15

    Safety plans border on delusional and could lead to outbreaks of Covid-19 among students, faculty and staff.

  132. 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.

  133. 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.