Republican support for the Senate health care bill is falling, after a report predicted 22 million people would lose insurance. Here are some key takeaways.
Undocumented immigrants in the United States appear to be avoiding medical treatment, out of fear they might be deported.
• In Britain, the Conservatives signed a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party that will allow Prime Minister Theresa May to govern, after she lost her majority in the recent general election.
And Mrs. May pledged that E.U. citizens currently living legally in Britain would not be asked to leave the country after its exit from the bloc.
Separately, the authorities are racing to identify and evacuate dozens of high-rises wrapped in the same kind of combustible cladding as Grenfell Tower in London, where a fire killed at least 79 people.
A regulatory gap allowed the cladding’s American manufacturer to sell the product for use in towers in Britain, despite a ban in the U.S.
• 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 Australia) shows that excess carbon dioxide is still on the rise.
One terrifying possibility is that the world’s natural sponges for the greenhouse gas, like the ocean, are no longer able to keep up.
• We bring you news of the great male skirt rebellion of 2017.
French bus drivers suffering through last week’s heat wave were among the men conducting a sartorial revolt against dress…