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Ending testing for New York City’s gifted program may be another...

Joni Lakin, University of Alabama After years of relying on a single controversial test at age 4 for admission...

How a flu virus shut down the US economy in 1872...

Ernest Freeberg, University of Tennessee In 1872 the U.S. economy was growing as the young nation industrialized and expanded westward. Then in the autumn, a...

Homeless patients with COVID-19 often go back to life on the...

J. Robin Moon, City University of New York In 2019, about 567,715 homeless people were living in the United States. While this number had been...

Street vendors make cities livelier, safer and fairer – here’s why...

John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Cities around the world are emerging from pandemic shutdowns and gradually allowing activities to resume. National leaders...

Why are so many people lighting off fireworks?

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University The number of fireworks being lit off at night is out of control this year. While people often light off fireworks...

‘Uncut Gems’ celebrates Manhattan’s Diamond District, a neighborhood that’s a window...

Barak Richman, Duke University In “Uncut Gems,” an overleveraged diamond jeweler named Howard Ratner, played by Adam Sandler, frantically tries to cover his bad business...

‘Joker’ fans flocking to a Bronx stairway highlights tension of media...

Laura M. Holzman, IUPUI New York’s newest tourist attraction isn’t a museum, park or art installation. It’s a stairway. Sandwiched between apartment buildings in the Bronx, it’s...

New York’s new rental protections won’t end the outsize influence of...

Cem S. Kayatekin, IE University New York has passed sweeping new laws that will close some legal loopholes that allowed the city’s 1 million rent-stabilized...

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Minority voters tell their stories

By Paru R Shah, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; David Cook Martín, Grinnell College, and Marcus Anthony Hunter, University of California, Los Angeles Editor’s note: voter turnout...