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U.S. Will Impose Tariffs on French Goods in Response to Tech Tax

By Jim Tankersley

The Trump administration said it would impose 25 percent tariffs on some French goods but will delay collection of the levies.

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Amazon Backtracks From Demand That Employees Delete TikTok

By Mike Isaac and Karen Weise

TikTok, owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, has been under scrutiny as a potential national security threat.

Amazon Backtracks From Demand That Employees Delete TikTok

By Mike Isaac and Karen Weise

TikTok, owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, has been under scrutiny as a potential national security threat.

Riots Long Ago, Luxury Living Today

By Emily Badger and Quoctrung Bui

High-end development has transformed some Black neighborhoods decades after they were scarred by unrest. And not by coincidence.

Debating β€˜Hamilton’ as It Shifts From Stage to Screen

By Stephanie Goodman

Five critics wade into the controversies (like its treatment of slavery) and examine the performances (especially Lin-Manuel Miranda’s) five years after the show debuted.

The Last Reporter in Town Had One Big Question for His Rich Boss

By Dan Barry and Haruka Sakaguchi

His newspaper has withered under a hedge fund. His industry was in turmoil even before a pandemic. But Evan Brandt won’t stop chronicling his town.

Tropical Storm Fay in N.Y.: Heavy Rain, High Winds and Flash Floods Expected

By Andy Newman

The weather threatening the Mid-Atlantic region is a harbinger of a hurricane season that is expected to be unusually busy this year.

The Brief, powered by BSEF – Gone with the wind

By Zoran Radosavljevic

There is something fittingly telling about the way the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre will play out on 11 July. For those who don't know, it's the biggest single atrocity on European soil since World War Two, where Bosnian Serb troops slaughtered 8,372 Muslim men and boys after overrunning the designated UN safe area in eastern Bosnia.

Gina Prince-Bythewood Made a Summer Blockbuster. It’s About Time.

By Kyle Buchanan

With “The Old Guard” on Netflix, the director of “Love & Basketball” becomes the first Black woman to make a comic-book film: “We don’t get the assumption we can do it, so we have to prove we can.”

Dead heat on the cards as Poles ready for presidential run-off

By EURACTIV Network

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romanian MEPs and the Lithuanian PM criticising the recently adopted Mobility Package, the Czech opposition urging the PM to back the EU RecoveryFund that will be decided at the next EU summit in Brussels, and so much more.

Tweets of the Week: VDL on Video, Merkel in the EP, Barnier en route

By Evi Kiorri, Jennifer Baker, Marlene Stocker
VDL’s video is a step too far, Merkel’s Parliament performance raises the bar and Michel Barnier is back on the Eurostar.

How a Conservative Supreme Court and Trump's Appointees Declared Their Independence

By Peter Baker

The Supreme Court’s dismissal of President Trump’s claims of immunity was a reminder that institutional prerogatives still matter in Washington, even in a time of extreme partisanship.

Macron Drops Idea of a Modern Spire for Notre-Dame

By Aurelien Breeden

The French president had floated the idea of replacing the fire-ravaged cathedral’s 19th-century spire with a “contemporary architectural gesture.” Few were in favor.

A Conservative Court and Trump’s Own Appointees Declare Their Independence

By Peter Baker

The Supreme Court’s dismissal of President Trump’s claims of immunity was a reminder that institutional prerogatives still matter in Washington, even in a time of extreme partisanship.

What Counts as a Streaming Hit? A Start-Up May Have Answers

By Edmund Lee

Unlike Nielsen, which measure audience size, Parrot Analytics says it can track viewer enthusiasm. That’s more important to subscription services.

A W.N.B.A. Owner Clashes With Players on Protests

By Sopan Deb

Kelly Loeffler, who is also campaigning for a Senate seat in Georgia, opposes the league’s plan to allow players to wear jerseys in support of the movement.

How Does Anything Go Viral?

By Mark Honigsbaum

In “The Rules of Contagion” the scientist Adam Kucharski turns to the nonbiological to understand the common features of a virus, whether physical or virtual.

β€˜The Old Guard’ Review: Fighting to the Death, and Beyond

By A.O. Scott

Charlize Theron leads a group of immortal warriors in Gina Prince-Bythewood’s fresh take on the superhero genre.

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