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  1. $1.6 Million Homes in North Carolina, Florida and Rhode Island Real Estate, Today

    An 1880 Queen Anne Revival home in Durham, a two-bedroom condominium in Palm Beach and a modern farmhouse with a detached studio in Barrington.

  2. The Algebra Problem: How Middle School Math Became a National Flashpoint New York, Today

    Top students can benefit greatly by being offered the subject early. But many districts offer few Black and Latino eighth graders a chance to study it.

  3. V.A. Has Approved 1 Million Claims Under Burn Pit Law, Biden to Announce U.S., Yesterday

    The president is heading to New Hampshire to discuss care for veterans suffering from toxic exposure, an issue that resonates for him personally and, his campaign hopes, politically.

  4. Sebastian Junger Is Reporting Live From the Brink of Death Books, Yesterday

    In his new memoir, Junger, the veteran journalist, makes sense of — and an uneasy peace with — an experience few have survived.

  5. In the House of Psychiatry, a Jarring Tale of Violence Health, Yesterday

    At the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting, a patient described a restraint that haunts him, more than eight years later.

  6. In a House Race in N.H., a Famous Spouse, and a Traumatic Pregnancy U.S., May 20

    Maggie Tamposi Goodlander, the wife of the national security adviser, is navigating a personal landscape with little precedent in her run for Congress in New Hampshire.

  7. In Emotional Hearing, Maine Shooter’s Relatives Describe Efforts to Get Him Psychiatric Help National, May 16

    “It’s on all of us to make sure the next time we need to get help for someone, we do better,” Cara Lamb, the gunman’s ex-wife, told the commission investigating the October mass shooting.

  8. Jasper White, Chef Who Lifted New England Cuisine, Dies at 69 Obits, May 16

    At Restaurant Jasper in the North End of Boston, and later with a small chain of family-friendly seafood establishments, he focused relentlessly on regional ingredients.

  9. Teen Who Died After Spicy ‘One Chip Challenge’ Had Enlarged Heart Express, May 16

    A subsidiary of the Hershey Company pulled the chip from store shelves in September after Harris Wolobah, 14, ate one and died. He suffered cardiopulmonary arrest, a medical examiner found.

  10. ‘A Calculating Killer or a Damsel in Distress?’: The Trial Transfixing Boston National, May 15

    Karen Read has been accused of murdering her boyfriend, Officer John O’Keefe. But her lawyers say she’s innocent, alleging a cover-up to hide the truth about his death.

  11. Harvard Reaches Agreement With Protesters to End Encampment National, May 14

    The statements from the two sides reveal some differences in nuance over what the agreement calls for.

  12. Dartmouth’s Leader Called in Police Quickly. The Fallout Was Just as Swift. National, May 13

    Local law enforcement went in just a couple of hours after a protest encampment went up.

  13. Priced Out of Housing, Communities Take Development Into Their Own Hands Business, May 13

    Across the country, neighborhood groups are uniting to fund mixed-use developments that meet housing and business demands, giving locals a place to live, work and learn new skills.

  14. This Old, Old House: Would You Buy a 1702 Fixer-Upper? Real Estate, May 12

    Many people dream about restoring a historic home. Lee McColgan actually quit his job and did it, teaching himself the necessary skills along the way.

  15. Two Universities Cancel Speeches by U.N. Ambassador National, May 10

    Invitations to Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield were withdrawn by Xavier University and the University of Vermont because of student objections to American support for Israel.

  16. Police Arrest M.I.T. Protesters After Suspensions Ramp Up Tension National, May 10

    Officers entered an encampment at the university early Friday after a 15-minute warning. About a dozen people were arrested.

  17. U.S. Judge Backs U.K. Request to Extradite ‘Irish Heiress’ Who Swindled Producer Express, May 9

    Marianne Smyth served a U.S. sentence for stealing thousands. On Thursday, a judge agreed she should be extradited to Northern Ireland on separate fraud and theft charges.

  18. Maggie Goodlander, Former White House Adviser, to Run for Congress in New Hampshire Politics, May 9

    Ms. Goodlander, who has worked in the White House and the Justice Department under President Biden, announced her candidacy in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District.

  19. Panera Will Discontinue Charged Lemonade Drinks Express, May 7

    The highly caffeinated line of Charged drinks at Panera Bread was the subject of two wrongful-death lawsuits.

  20. Protesters Occupy Building at Rhode Island School of Design Express, May 7

    The takeover escalated protests that began outside the building last week. It’s one of the few schools where students have occupied a building.

  21. Pro-Palestinian Protesters Resist Order to Clear Encampment at M.I.T. National, May 7

    The police were an increasing presence around the edges of the protest as evening fell, including state troopers with tactical gear and zip ties.

  22. M.I.T. Will No Longer Require Diversity Statements for Hiring Faculty National, May 6

    Applicants were required to explain how they would enhance diversity. Free-speech advocates and others said that requirement enforced groupthink.

  23. Bernie Sanders to Run for Re-Election, Seeking a Fourth Senate Term Washington, May 6

    The 82-year-old Vermont independent, a leading progressive in Washington, cast November’s elections as a fight for democracy.

  24. It Was the Biggest Job of His Life. Was He On Target, or Off by Half? Culture, May 3

    An antiques shop owner in Maine was hired by a friend to value the collection of the artist Robert Indiana. His verdict was $85 million. A second appraisal says that’s way too much.

  25. Unruly Passenger Must Pay United Airlines $20,638 for Disrupting Flight Express, May 1

    The man had been “verbally and physically aggressive” on a United flight from London to Newark, prompting the plane to land in Bangor, Maine, prosecutors said.

  26. $2.1 Million Homes in Massachusetts, Texas and South Carolina Real Estate, May 1

    An early 19th-century Cape Cod-style home with a writing studio in Provincetown, a 1939 cottage in Austin and an 1840 house in Charleston.

  27. At Brown, a Rare Agreement Between Administrators and Protesters U.S., April 30

    Brown students took down their tents on campus after the university in Rhode Island agreed to discuss their demands for divestment from support for the Israeli military.

  28. How One Reaction to a Mural Tore a New England Town Apart National, April 28

    The 6,000 residents of Littleton, N.H., had found a way to coexist despite their differences — until a town official’s words set off a conflagration.

  29. Baskets Holding the Identity of an Indigenous People Special Sections, April 26

    The baskets of Jeremy Frey from the Passamaquoddy tribe in Maine have caught the attention of the art world.

  30. Hundreds at Harvard Protest Suspension of Pro-Palestinian Group Express, April 24

    Students flooded Harvard Yard, the oldest part of the university’s campus, which officials recently closed to the public. The students set up tents for an “emergency rally.”

  31. $700,000 Homes in Kentucky, New Hampshire and Minnesota Real Estate, April 24

    A 1926 brick house in Lexington, a two-bedroom condominium in Lyme and a Tudor Revival home in Minneapolis.

  32. Abortion Data Wars: States and Cities Debate How Much Information to Collect Science, April 23

    Some states with Republican-controlled legislatures want more data, while some controlled by Democrats want less, fearing it could be used to target patients or providers.

  33. How to Reduce Student Absenteeism Letters, April 13

    Readers discuss the reasons for the spike since the pandemic and how to lure students back.

  34. 2 Ex-Officials at Veterans Home Where 76 Died in Covid Outbreak Avoid Jail Time Express, March 27

    The former superintendent and medical director of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts were indicted in 2020 on charges of neglect after many residents became sick and died.

  35. Man Gets 2 Years in Prison for Spending Pandemic Money on Alpaca Farm Express, August 31

    Dana L. McIntyre, who owned a pizzeria in a Boston suburb, defrauded the federal government out of more than $660,000, the Justice Department said.

  36. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the Coalition of the Distrustful Op Ed, June 30

    The people who believe he is going to save America.

  37. With Pandemic Aid Ending, Vermont’s Homeless Are Forced From Hotels National, June 20

    The state has begun emptying hotels of about 2,800 homeless people living there as part of a pandemic-era program — and offering them tents — after federal funding ran out.

  38. The Airman Who Wanted to Give Gamers a Real Taste of War World, April 13

    The group liked online war games. But then Jack Teixeira, an active-duty airman, began showing them classified documents, members say.

  39. Some Millionaires Moved Out, but There Are Still Plenty Left Metro, February 23

    New York State tax figures show that 1,453 millionaire taxpayers moved away in 2021, while 80,000 remained.

  40. In Maine, a Rare Influx of New Residents, and a Housing Crunch National, February 3

    New arrivals over the last few years have fueled hopes of population growth, but workers increasingly struggle to find housing in a market gone wild.

  41. What if You Could Go to the Hospital … at Home? Science, November 19

    Hospital-at-home care is an increasingly common option, and it is often a safer one for older adults. But the future of the approach depends on federal action.

  42. Masks Cut Covid Spread in Schools, Study Finds Science, November 10

    In a so-called natural experiment, two school districts in Boston maintained masking after mandates had been lifted in others, enabling a unique comparison.

  43. Republican Governors to Migrants: Go Away Letters, September 20

    “Govs. Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis are using asylum seekers as political tools,” a reader writes. Also: President Biden and the pandemic; abortion prosecutors; arms for Ukraine.

  44. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  45. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  46. Remembering One in One Million Insider, May 15

    As the United States marks one million Covid-19 deaths, Times journalists reflect on the one story or moment from the pandemic that will stay with them forever.