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Leading Republicans Join Democrats in Pushing Trump to Halt Family Separations

While Melania Trump said that “both sides” need to come together to solve the problem, Laura Bush laid responsibility at the feet of the administration.

The Racist Trope That Won’t Die

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Long-held misperceptions of African-Americans continue to prove deadly.

Op-Ed Columnist: The Charts That Show How Big Business Is Winning

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Two charts show what’s happened to the American economy over the past quarter century.

A Fearless Mexico Tops Germany, With Help From Its Cerebral Coach

Hirving Lozano’s first-half goal and sturdy second-half defense gave Mexico a 1-0 victory over Germany.

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Trumpism Finds a Safe Space at Conservative Women’s Conference

An estimated 1,000 young women took part in sessions like “How Political Correctness Is Making Everyone Stupid” and displayed enthusiasm they hope to see for Republicans in the midterm elections.


Op-Ed Columnist: Trump and the Baby Snatchers


Family separation is one of the most callous policies Trump has implemented.

Pentagon Puts Cyberwarriors on the Offensive, Increasing the Risk of Conflict

Until now, the Cyber Command has assumed a largely defensive posture, but in the spring the Defense Department opened the door to nearly daily raids on foreign networks, seeking to head off attacks.


Deadly Tensions Rise as India’s Water Supply Runs Dangerously Low

Some 600 million Indians, about half the population, face high to extreme water scarcity conditions, with about 200,000 dying every year from inadequate access to safe water, says a government report.


Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office

Gaming disorder is being recognized for the first time by the World Health Organization. But of the few treatment options available, most are uninsured and unproven.


For Brazil, a Disappointing Start to World Cup

Brazil failed to put away numerous quality chances, and Switzerland emerges from its toughest match of the group stage with a very encouraging point.

Did Mexico’s Revelry in World Cup Win Over Germany Cause an Earthquake?

A quake was “possibly because of mass jumping” — moments after the Mexican men’s soccer team scored a goal against powerhouse Germany.


Album Review: Beyoncé and Jay-Z: The State of the Union Is Strong

The couple abruptly released their long-rumored joint album, “Everything Is Love,” a statement of solidarity in the face of personal and institutional challenges.

Amazon Tightens Grip on a New Medium: Live Streams of Video Games

Google and Facebook are struggling to catch up with Twitch, a service that Amazon bought four years ago for $1.1 billion.


‘Incredibles 2’ Sells a Record-Setting $180 Million in Tickets

The Pixar movie had the best-ever opening for an animated release, benefiting from rapturous word of mouth. Ticket buyers gave it a rare A-plus in exit polls.

Deadly Shooting in New Jersey


One person was killed and at least 17 injured when a shooting broke out at an all-night arts festival in Trenton early Sunday.

Safety Concerns Grow as Inmates Are Guarded by Teachers and Secretaries

Trump administration cutbacks have left some prisons short on correctional officers, requiring other workers to step in.


‘I Can’t Go Without My Son,’ a Mother Pleaded as She Was Deported to Guatemala

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As a growing number of families are separated as part of the Trump administration’s attempt to control illegal immigration, some parents are being deported before recovering their children.


Sporting: Dancing Tango With Trump Voters

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When you dance, you take a stranger in your arms. There’s a lesson there for America.

One Dead, 17 Shot at New Jersey Arts Festival

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The authorities said the man who was killed was believed to be one of several gunmen who opened fire early Sunday morning at the Art All Night festival.


A Financier’s Profit-Minded Mission to Open a Channel Between Kushner and North Korea

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The American businessman, who lives in Singapore, took advantage of an unusual opening in an administration where matters of policy and business often seem to blur.

Sunday, Jun 17

He’s Got a Winning Record. So Why Do Mexican Fans Want the Coach Fired?

The Mexican soccer team’s coach, Juan Carlos Osorio, is a technocrat. But as a Colombian with no pedigree as a great player, Mexico has not fully embraced him.

Saturday, Jun 16

Just the Fear of a Trade War Is Straining the Global Economy

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As President Trump intensifies trade hostilities, the potential for conflict has begun to disrupt business, sowing worries about global economic growth.

The Look: What My Father Gave Me

Father’s Day is a reminder of the traits and rituals that we pass down, often unwittingly, through DNA and demonstration.

Monticello Is Done Avoiding Jefferson’s Relationship With Sally Hemings

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A new exhibit grapples with the reality of slavery and deals a final blow to two centuries of ignoring or covering up what amounted to an open secret.

U.S. and China Expand Trade War as Beijing Matches Trump’s Tariffs

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The tariffs on China by the Trump administration shift what has primarily been a war of words between Washington and Beijing into a full-blown trade war.

Friday, Jun 15

Pregnancy Discrimination Is Rampant Inside America’s Biggest Companies

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Many pregnant women have been systematically sidelined in the workplace. They’re passed over for promotions and raises. They’re fired when they complain.

Editorial: No, Hillary Clinton’s Emails Will Never Go Away

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That doesn’t mean James Comey and the F.B.I. worked to get her elected in 2016.

Report Criticizes Comey but Finds No Bias in F.B.I. Decision on Clinton

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An inspector general report gives President Trump new ammunition to criticize the F.B.I., but it does not fit into his theory that agents conspired to help Hillary Clinton.

News Analysis: Report Gives Trump an Opening, but Undercuts His Narrative

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A 500-page report, the most comprehensive look at the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, reflected a messier reality than the story line promoted by the White House.

Thursday, Jun 14

James Comey: This Report Says I Was Wrong. But That’s Good for the F.B.I.

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An inspector general report faulting me also found no evidence of bias or improper motivation in the F.B.I. investigation of Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Seizing Children From Parents at the Border Is Immoral. Here’s What We Can Do About It.

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Donate, protest, call — and, eventually, vote this cruelty out of office.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How Much Can Democrats Count on Suburban Liberals?

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Recent studies show that their resolve wavers when racially or ethnically charged issues like neighborhood integration are at stake.

Trump Sees End to North Korea Nuclear Threat Despite Unclear Path

“Sleep well tonight!” President Trump reassured Americans after returning from the summit meeting. “What planet is the president on?” replied Senator Chuck Schumer.

Wednesday, Jun 13

Op-Ed Columnist: How to Lose the Midterms and Re-elect Trump

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Robert De Niro and Samantha Bee model the wrong way to resist a dangerous president.

No Ethnic Group Owns Stuyvesant. All New Yorkers Do.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan would destroy the best high schools in New York City.

Trump Made Kim a Movie Trailer. We Made It Better.

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Donald Trump showed Kim Jong-un a trailer casting both leaders as heroes. The Times’s Opinion video team cut a more honest makeover.

Coming Attractions: Trump Showed Kim a Faux Movie Trailer About a Transformed North Korea

A four-minute video depicted the two leaders as heroes making history in a summer blockbuster.