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Supreme Court, Senate, Narendra Modi: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Both leaders are nationalists and avid Twitter users (Mr. Trump has 32.8 million followers, Mr. Modi 31 million).

Mr. Trump availed himself of the platform to blame former President Barack Obama for not pushing back against Russian election interference and lash out at Democrats over obstructing the health care bill.



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3. The Congressional Budget Office found the Senate’s version of the health care bill would increase the number of uninsured by 22 million by 2026, slightly less than the 23 million it found for the House version.

The majority leader, Senator Mitch McConnell, above, wants to call a vote before the end of the week, when the July 4 recess begins.

But a handful of Republicans remain reluctant. Our survey of local news outlets around the country turned up little support for the bill.



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4. In other health news, undocumented immigrants appear to be avoiding medical treatment out of fear they might be stopped and deported. Above, two citizen children of undocumented parents in North Carolina.

Our writer found many examples across the U.S. of people retreating into the shadows and skipping appointments. Sometimes the stress itself makes them sick.

One little girl with persistent stomachaches was found to have anxiety. She was terrified her parents would disappear.



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5. The New York Times has set up a forum for our journalists to speak directly to you about our coverage.

Today, they explain why some important news stories run in feature sections and discuss the challenges in making our coverage more global in perspective.



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6. Climate conundrum: The amount of carbon dioxide humans are pumping into the air seems to have stabilized — but data gathered at the world’s monitoring stations, like the one above in Tasmania, show that excess carbon dioxide is still on the rise.

One troubling possibility: The world’s natural sponges for the greenhouse gas, like the ocean, are no longer able to keep up.



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7. A Times correspondent who has covered race in the U.S. traveled through Australia’s indigenous communities and encountered young people defying stereotypes and the confronting the painful legacy of colonization with outrage, resignation and courage.

A 60-minute documentary based on the travels of John Eligon, above, part of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Foreign Correspondent” series, will air tomorrow and be posted online.



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8. Your credit score may get a major boost.

The national credit reporting agencies will remove tax liens and civil judgments from their records next month, lifting scores for an estimated 12 million people.



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9. We’re headed into what could be the busiest summer travel season ever. A little preparation can make all the difference.

Our travel writer put together a guide to planning a smooth vacation, with the latest information on laptop rules, how to get travel and weather alerts, and insurance.



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10. The new Alexander Calder exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art is a rare chance to see his sculptures move as they were intended to.

Art handlers poke the sculptures periodically, so guests can see how the parts shift and sway. We filmed a handful.

“They’re all quite graceful,” one of the handlers said. “But some of them, I think on purpose, have these moments when they’re not graceful.”



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11. Finally, we bring you news of the great male skirt rebellion of 2017.

French bus drivers suffering through a heat wave are among the men revolting against workplace rules that prevent them from wearing skirts or shorts on the job.

Our top fashion critic notes that the design crowd actually seems to be far more comfortable with the skirts than shorts on men. Above, a Thom Browne show in Paris.

“Odds are, we are going to see more of it,” she predicts. “Employers had better get ready.”

Have a great night.


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