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  1. When College Dormitories Become Health Hazards U.S., Today

    Putting up with dinginess is a rite of passage for many college students. Some have had to endure far worse.

  2. The Peaches Are Sweet, but Growing Them Isn’t Opinion, Yesterday

    An annual picking trip to a California farm has become a window into our daunting climate and work challenges.

  3. The Surprising Path That Some Kids Take to the Ivy League Opinion, Yesterday

    Meet the resilient strivers who prove that brilliance has no borders.

  4. Glasgow University Pledges Millions for ‘Reparative Justice’ for Slavery Ties World, Yesterday

    One of Britain’s oldest universities has acknowledged its historical links to the slave trade and has pledged to raise £20 million for research.

  5. Lawyer in Ohio State Abuse Scandal Says Number of Accusers Has Surpassed 300 Sports, August 23

    Ohio State and a growing group of men who sued the university claiming they were sexually abused by a team doctor decades ago are in negotiations on a financial settlement.

  6. In Defense of Sea Gulls: They’re Smart, and They Co-Parent, 50/50 All the Way Science, August 23

    Besides, if people weren’t such slobs, gulls would never have learned about French fries.

  7. Cutting the Cord: What Parents and Teenagers Need to Know Books, August 23

    In her Help Desk column, Judith Newman shares books on “adulting” — learning the skills we need to make it in the world, without Mom or Dad at the ready.

  8. Jeffrey Epstein Donations to M.I.T. Will Be Focus of University Inquiry Business, August 22

    In an initial tally, the school says it accepted approximately $800,000 from the disgraced financier over a 20-year period.

  9. This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn’t Everyone Getting It? Health, August 22

    “Polypills” of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still aren’t enthusiastic.

  10. Workers at Big Government Lab Sue Over Exposure to a Toxic Chemical Climate, August 22

    Former technicians at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York say the were sickened by exposure to a toxic cleaning compound.

  11. Soap, Detergent and Even Laxatives Could Turbocharge a Battery Alternative Science, August 22

    Researchers are trying to develop options to lithium-ion and other batteries in a quest for quick bursts of power and extended energy storage.

  12. At the Bauhaus, Music Was More Than a Hobby Arts, August 22

    The influential design school never had a proper music department. But musical thinking permeated the lives of its students and faculty.

  13. New Cable Network for A.C.C. Heightens Arms Race in College Sports Sports, August 22

    The ACC Network is owned by ESPN with revenues and costs split with the Atlantic Coast Conference. Its launch comes against a backdrop of changing viewership and big money to air college sports.

  14. Trump Orders Student Loan Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans U.S., August 21

    The directive came after 53 attorneys general criticized the federal Education Department for cumbersome eligibility rules for disabled veterans to eliminate their college loan debt.

  15. How Many Triangles Are There? Here’s How to Solve the Puzzle Science, August 21

    Counting will get you nowhere. Try a little combinatorics instead.

  16. ¿De dónde proviene el polvo de estrellas que hay en la Antártida? en Español, August 20

    Científicos encontraron rastros de una supernova en su análisis de 500 kilogramos de la nieve antártica.

  17. FogCam Is Signing Off in San Francisco U.S., August 20

    Long before streaming video, it captured images of campus life every 20 seconds. The quirky project, believed to be the longest-running public webcam, will shut down at the end of August.

  18. Some Migratory Birds Sleep Better Than Others Science, August 20

    The weariest warblers are more likely to sleep with their heads tucked in — saving energy, but making them more vulnerable to predators.

  19. The Mystery of the Himalayas’ Skeleton Lake Just Got Weirder Science, August 20

    Every summer, hundreds of ancient bones emerge from the ice. A new genetic study helps explain how they got there.

  20. ‘If You’re Like Me, You Can’t Sit By. This Is America.’ Opinion, August 20

    With a lawyer, most unaccompanied immigrant children don’t get deported. But most don’t have one, and go before a judge alone.

  21. ‘If You’re Like Me, You Can’t Sit By. This Is America.’ Opinion, August 20

    With a lawyer, most unaccompanied immigrant children don’t get deported. But most don’t have one, and go before a judge alone.

  22. Two Views of the Tumult on American Campuses Books, August 20

    Michael S. Roth’s “Safe Enough Spaces” and Andrew Kronman’s “The Assault on American Excellence” differ on the battles roiling universities.

  23. An Archaeological Puzzle on the Danube Science, August 20

    Unique sculptures date from the historical moment when two peoples and two cultures met on the banks of a section of the river, now known as the Iron Gates.

  24. Stephen Curry to Bankroll Golf’s Return to Howard University Sports, August 19

    The basketball star will donate a seven-figure sum to fund men’s and women’s Division I golf at the university for at least six years.

  25. A Supernova Was Hiding in Antarctica’s Snow Science, August 19

    Researchers melted and analyzed 1,100 pounds of snow from the region. They found traces of cosmic dust, some of it created by nearby stellar explosions.

  26. La tuberculosis más letal ya tiene cura en Español, August 19

    Un diagnóstico de tuberculosis muy resistente a los medicamentos solía significar una muerte rápida. Un novedoso régimen de tres fármacos cura a la mayoría de los pacientes en solo meses.

  27. When It Comes to College, What Do You Wish You Had Known? Education, August 19

    Did you have enough AP credits? What about those math classes? Here’s your chance to give some advice to the next group of college students.

  28. She Studies Sea Snakes by the Seafloor Science, August 19

    Sea snakes are the most diverse group of marine reptiles in the world, but they are poorly understood and threatened by development. Blanche D’Anastasi is among the scientists working to save them.

  29. El ‘Che Guevara’ de Hong Kong y sus consignas quedan al centro de la crisis en Español, August 17

    El movimiento de protestas en contra del control de Pekín no tiene líderes oficiales, pero con su llamado a ‘recuperar Hong Kong’, Edward Leung ha abierto el debate sobre la identidad hongkonesa.

  30. Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds Health, August 16

    Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise.

  31. Student Loan Watchdog Job Given to an Industry Executive Business, August 16

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman is a former compliance official at a loan servicer that government auditors have criticized.

  32. Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They Using Uber and Lyft? Health, August 16

    Seniors need transportation alternatives more than ever, but many are intimidated by ride-hailing apps.

  33. As Politics Creep Into Philanthropy, Beneficiaries Come Under Fire Your Money, August 16

    Charitable organizations can find themselves targets of protests caused by the actions of their benefactors.

  34. In Super-Deep Diamonds, Glimmers of Earth’s Distant Past Science, August 15

    We can’t yet dig to the center of the Earth. But diamonds from far below ground offer tantalizing hints of what's down there.

  35. How Did You Pay for College? Opinion, August 15

    First came the tests, the essays and the acceptance letters. Then came the bill.

  36. Hundreds of Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Flood N.Y. Courts New York, August 15

    Wednesday was the first day in a one-year window allowing victims of child sexual abuse to file lawsuits, regardless of their age.

  37. Shots Ring Out During Police Standoff in Philadelphia Video, August 15

    Six police officers were shot and wounded after trying to serve a warrant. A suspect later surrendered.

  38. Philadelphia Shooting Suspect Surrenders After Standoff U.S., August 14

    Six officers were wounded after the police tried to serve a narcotics warrant at a North Philadelphia home.

  39. Scientists Discover New Cure for the Deadliest Strain of Tuberculosis Health, August 14

    Once, a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB meant quick death. A three-drug regimen cures most patients in just months.

  40. College Campuses: Are They Too P.C.? Opinion, August 14

    Readers react to Bret Stephens’s view that the culture of inclusion and diversity has gone too far and debased academia.

  41. ‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis World, August 14

    Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity.

  42. Their Ancestors Were Enslaved by Law. Now They’re Lawyers. Interactive, August 14

    These Howard Law School graduates represent nothing less than their forebears’ wildest dreams.

  43. Want to Pay Off a Student’s Debt? At Morehouse, Donors Now Can U.S., August 13

    Morehouse unveiled a program last week in which the school will solicit donations that would go directly to paying off its students’ loans.

  44. The New Threat to Endangered Species? The Trump Administration Opinion, August 13

    New rules will weaken the landmark law intended to save plants and animals on the brink.

  45. Advice to My College Freshman Well, August 13

    Don’t take other people’s Adderall. Granola bars have a lot of sugar. The stamp goes in the upper right-hand corner of the envelope.

  46. Ads Pitching CBD as a Cure-All Are Everywhere. Oversight Hasn’t Kept Up. Business, August 13

    “Basically nobody” is overseeing the quality of the many cannabidiol products that have proliferated, one researcher said. The F.D.A. says it is doing everything it can.

  47. N.C.A.A. Reverses ‘Rich Paul Rule’ After Backlash Sports, August 12

    A new requirement that agents have a bachelor’s degree had been criticized publicly by Paul and his client, LeBron James.

  48. Bill Cosby’s Appeal Begins with Sharp Questioning by Judges Arts, August 12

    Bill Cosby’s effort to overturn his conviction for sexual assault started Monday as his lawyers were pressed to explain the grounds for such an appeal.

  49. Bill Cosby’s Appeal Begins with Sharp Questioning by Judges Arts, August 12

    Bill Cosby’s effort to overturn his conviction for sexual assault started Monday as his lawyers were pressed to explain the grounds for such an appeal.

  50. A Professor Tried to End a Sit-In With Bolt Cutters. Now He’s Been Fired. U.S., August 11

    The professor said white men were discriminated against on college campuses.

  51. Student Wins $725,000 in Lawsuit Over ‘Troll Storm’ Led by The Daily Stormer U.S., August 10

    The first African-American female student body president of American University was targeted by the neo-Nazi website.

  52. Vodka hecho en Chernóbil: seguro para la salud, dicen algunos científicos en Español, August 10

    Con la marca Atomik y una certificación de libre de radiactividad, el licor artesanal forma parte de un plan para resucitar la agricultura de la región y ayudar a los residentes que viven cerca del sitio del desastre nuclear.

  53. Surgeons Labored to Save the Wounded in El Paso Mass Shooting Health, August 9

    The bullets ripped through one woman, shredding her intestines and leaving holes the size of a man’s fist in her side. But surgeons had to work fast, clearing the operating room to make way for other victims.

  54. To Graduate, File a Fafsa, More High School Seniors Are Told Your Money, August 9

    More states are requiring it, and students who complete the form are more likely to attend college — especially low-income pupils, says a group that promotes college education.

  55. Vodka From Chernobyl Is Perfectly Safe, Say the Scientists Who Made It World, August 9

    Branded “Atomik” and certified free of excess radioactivity, the artisanal spirit is part of a plan to help revive agriculture and aid residents around the nuclear disaster site.

  56. Farmers Don’t Need to Read the Science. We Are Living It. Opinion, August 9

    A new report is another dire warning on climate change.

  57. More Private Colleges Are Cutting Tuition, but Don’t Expect to Pay Less Your Money, August 9

    Few students actually paid the published cost. Colleges worried that they would be bypassed if families looked just at the sticker price.

  58. Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Cites ASAP Rocky in Plea for Trump’s Help U.S., August 8

    “I believe the ordeal of my husband and other unjust detention cases deserve the same level of attention,” said Hua Qu. Her husband has been imprisoned for three years in Iran.

  59. This Bread Recipe Starts With 4,000-Year-Old Yeast Science, August 8

    A self-professed “bread nerd” extracted yeast from ancient Egyptian artifacts to make a loaf of sourdough. “The aroma and flavor are incredible,” he said.

  60. The Designers Giving New Life to Forgotten Bulgarian Fabrics T Magazine, August 7

    For their two-year-old fashion brand, Emma Chopova and Laura Lowena transform dead-stock textiles into intricately handcrafted skirts and dresses.

  61. Want to Stop Gulls From Stealing Your Food? Stare Them Down, Study Says World, August 7

    New research in Britain suggests that gulls take behavioral cues from people when foraging in urban environments.

  62. The Priceless Advice Toni Morrison Gave Me Opinion, August 7

    Our conversations were a kind of bliss — undeniably, indisputably an education I call grace.

  63. Dartmouth Reaches $14 Million Settlement in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit U.S., August 6

    The class-action suit had been filed by nine women who said they were raped or harassed by their professors.

  64. Burning of Mayan City Said to Be Act of Total Warfare Science, August 5

    By linking an ancient text, environmental analysis and ruins, archaeologists have documented a brutal attack.

  65. A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court U.S., August 5

    Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts.

  66. Hong Kong Protests: Leader Warns of ‘Crisis’ as Strike Disrupts Subways and Leads to Canceled Flights World, August 4

    More than 200 flights were canceled and important subway and rail lines experienced disruptions as protesters increased pressure on the government.

  67. Wild Pups Romp Again in an African Paradise Science, August 3

    Wild dogs have returned to the famed Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. The first puppy litters were not far behind.

  68. Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Excellence Opinion, August 2

    A former dean of the Yale Law School sounds a warning.

  69. Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds Science, August 2

    More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels.

  70. Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds Science, August 2

    More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels.

  71. One in 10 Older Adults Binge Drinks, Study Says Health, August 2

    A new study looked at the prevalence of heavy drinking among adults 65 and older, who are especially vulnerable to its effects.

  72. The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings Sunday Review, August 2

    America’s nuns are beginning to confront their ties to slavery, but it’s still a long road to repentance.

  73. Reporting on a Very Bad Year for the College Admissions Industry U.S., August 2

    Following the trail left by the Varsity Blues investigation, reporters are uncovering everyday educational inequality, and also cases of outright fraud.

  74. Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 Obituaries, August 1

    He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in print.

  75. A Blood Test for Alzheimer’s? It’s Coming, Scientists Report Health, August 1

    A test that measures beta amyloid protein in the blood is more accurate than a brain scan and may indicate trouble years earlier.

  76. On the Border Wall, the Supreme Court Caves to Trump Opinion, August 1

    Increasingly, the court risks becoming identified as the president’s lap dog.

  77. Is Impeachment Finally Happening? Opinion, August 1

    And the columnists answer your questions.

  78. Why Rate Cuts Don’t Help Much Anymore Business, August 1

    Interest rates have been so low for so long that further cuts may not do a lot to stave off a slowdown, the economist Austan Goolsbee says.

  79. Colorectal Cancer Rises Among Younger Adults Health, July 31

    These cancers are much more common in older patients. But new data from Canada and the U.S. show a sharp increase among adults in their 20s and 30s.

  80. I’m an Obstetrician. Giving Birth at Home Isn’t Irresponsible. Opinion, July 31

    To improve access to safe birth at home, nationwide standards are necessary.

  81. And Now, a Bicycle Built for None Science, July 31

    It’s not the first self-driving bike. But equipped with an A.I. chip, it may be the nearest to thinking for itself.

  82. How Does a Male Black Widow Find a Mate? Follow the Other Guys Science, July 31

    Competition among these male spiders is fierce. So suitors take advantage of clues left by their reproductive rivals.

  83. Unearthed Steinbeck Short Story Isn’t at All Like ‘Grapes of Wrath’ Books, July 31

    The quintessentially American author wrote pieces for a Paris newspaper in the 1950s. Now, one of those — about a nervous chef and a magnificent cat — is being published in English for the first time.

  84. Elizabeth Warren on Free College and Canceling Student Debt U.S., July 30

    Ms. Warren has proposed a $1.25 trillion plan that would wipe out most student debt.

  85. Ex-Michigan State President to Get $2.4 Million in Retirement Deal U.S., July 30

    Lou Anna Simon, who faces criminal charges that she lied about her knowledge of Lawrence G. Nassar’s sexual abuse, has denied any wrongdoing.

  86. Need Extra Time on Tests? It Helps to Have Cash U.S., July 30

    Demand for disability accommodations for schoolwork and testing has swelled. But access to them is unequal and the process is vulnerable to abuse.

  87. Half of Voters Believe President Trump Is Racist, Poll Shows U.S., July 30

    The survey, which showed divisions along partisan lines, was conducted after Mr. Trump attacked four congresswomen of color and as he tore into Representative Elijah Cummings.

  88. A New Way to Fight Crop Diseases, With a Smartphone Science, July 30

    A hand-held device could help farmers identify blighted plants, and perhaps reduce agricultural losses. It’s like a strep test for tomatoes and tubers.

  89. Chinese Nationalists Bring Threat of Violence to Australia Universities World, July 30

    A clash with Hong Kong supporters at a student protest could be a dark omen of what’s to come.

  90. The White House Blocked My Report on Climate Change and National Security Opinion, July 30

    Politics intruded on science and intelligence. That’s why I quit my job as an analyst for the State Department.

  91. Toby Walsh, A.I. Expert, Is Racing to Stop the Killer Robots Science, July 30

    Autonomous weapons, capable of acting without human oversight, are closer than we think, Dr. Walsh believes, and must be banned.

  92. Would You Want a Computer to Judge Your Risk of H.I.V. Infection? Health, July 30

    A new software algorithm decides which patients are most likely to become infected with the virus. But this is not like other risk calculators, some experts say.

  93. New York Knows Its Arts Organizations Have a Diversity Problem. Now What? Arts, July 29

    The city asked cultural institutions, including museums and performing arts centers, to draw up plans to make their staff and board members more diverse.

  94. The Creepy Anglerfish Comes to Light. (Just Don’t Get Too Close.) Science, July 29

    Increasingly, these ghoulish and improbable denizens of the abyss are being captured on video, revealing an array of surprising behaviors.

  95. Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82 Obituaries, July 28

    Dr. Lane saw the deaf as part of a distinct ethnic group with their own vibrant culture, and he opposed the use of cochlear implants for deaf children.

  96. The Stories That Divide Us Opinion, July 27

    How seeing the other side’s narrative can de-polarize your mind.