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    China’s College Graduates Can’t Find Jobs. The Solution: Grad School.

    The government is expanding university capacity, but some young people worry that the option will only postpone a crisis stemming from a shortage of well-paying work.

    Prepare for Your College Student’s Return for the Holidays

    Plan out the trip home and set ground rules for safe socializing. And remember that they’ve had a tough year, too, so give them the space to talk about it.

    College Reopening: The Outlook for In-Person Classes

    A look at how U.S. colleges and universities are starting the semester, and the challenges for students with special needs.

    Crummy College Quarantine Food Goes Viral: A Lemon as a Side Dish?

    Students arriving at N.Y.U. and other campuses are flooding social media with complaints about meals they are given as they isolate.

    A College Athlete Calls His Coach to Opt Out. And Ends Up on the Outs.

    Kassidy Woods, a redshirt sophomore receiver at Washington State, was concerned about the pandemic. The coach was sympathetic until he learned he was joining a players’ rights initiative.
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    Total confirmed cases
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Boosting Vaccinations

    Vaccine mandates are controversial. They’re also a way to save lives.

    The bubble bursts: New Zealand suspends quarantine-free travel from Australia.

    The “travel bubble” is paused for at least eight weeks amid rising Covid cases in Australia, where an outbreak in New South Wales has...

    Men Who Beat Hong Kong Protesters in Mob Attack Are Sentenced to Prison

    In his ruling, a judge in Hong Kong said that the seven defendants had “viciously” attacked innocent people in a train station in July...

    One by One, African Countries Dismantle Colonial-Era Death Penalty Laws

    Sierra Leone appeared set to become the 23rd African country to abolish capital punishment.

    Italy will require proof of vaccination or a negative test for many social activities.

    The government mandate follows a similar declaration by France and is part of a broader debate over policies that restrict the activities of the...

    Life Expectancy, Falling

    Covid is a terrible health crisis. It’s not the country’s only health crisis.