And he discussed Syria with President Vladimir Putin of Russia by phone, agreeing to work together on a cease-fire deal.
It was their first conversation since the rupture in relations over the American cruise missile strike in Syria last month.
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3. Hillary Clinton declared herself “part of the resistance” to President Trump.
At a live event for a women’s nonprofit, Mrs. Clinton sharply questioned the president’s conduct in office and blamed the timing of an FBI inquiry into her email use for her election loss.
“If the election had been on October 27, I’d be your president,” she said.
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4. Speaking of women in the White House, Ivanka Trump says she wants to be a moderating force. Here’s a look at her West Wing agenda.
Ms. Trump granted us two interviews ahead of the release of her new advice book, “Women Who Work.” Our critic called it “a strawberry milkshake of inspirational quotes.”
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5. Video from police body cameras could be crucial in the investigation into a fatal police shooting of a 15-year-old in Texas.
Jordan Edwards was in a car leaving the area of a house party east of Dallas on Saturday night when he was shot in the head. The officers had been responding to reports of underage drinking.
Jordan’s family released a statement saying his brothers “witnessed firsthand his violent, senseless murder” and asking people to refrain from protests in his name.
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6. The white police officers who fatally shot a black man last summer in Baton Rouge, La., will not be charged by the Justice Department.
And in a South Carolina case, a former police officer who killed an unarmed black motorist in 2015 pleaded guilty to a single count of using excessive force.
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7. Kentucky could soon become the only state without a single abortion clinic.
There’s only one in operation now. The state’s governor, who calls himself “unapologetically pro-life,” is threatening to close it.
“We are under assault,” said the doctor who founded the clinic.
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8. Doctors hope nine sets of twins identified in Brazil’s Zika crisis will shed light on the virus.
Six of them are fraternal sets, in which one baby got microcephaly, while the other appears unaffected.
That’s the case of João Lucas and his sister, Ana Vitória, above, who are a year old.
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9. The offbeat pop opera “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” earned 12 Tony nominations, more than any other show. Above, Denée Benton as Natasha.
The more old-fashioned “Hello, Dolly!” wasn’t far behind, with 10, including for its stars, Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce.
Kevin Spacey will host the awards ceremony on June 11.
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10. Trekking season in the Himalayas produces tales of physical endurance and heartbreak every year. They are rarely as extreme as that of Liang Sheng-Yueh, above, and Liu Chen Chi.
The Taiwanese university students were stranded in a remote cave for more than six weeks. Ms. Liu died just days before rescuers arrived, but Mr. Liang was alive.
He was taken to the hospital and is recovering.
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11. Finally, the civil rights activist Rosa Parks’s old house in Detroit has been saved from demolition. Also, it was moved to Berlin.
An American artist who lives in Berlin took apart the house, shipped it overseas and put it back together. Now it’s open to the public, and visitors are flocking there.
“It was an act of love,” he said.
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