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Allies wonder if the West can withstand the Trump presidency:

President Donald Trump begins a six-day European trip amid blazing anxiety among US allies over his commitment to the transatlantic alliance and antipathy for its leaders and institutions while stirring new disquiet about his cozy, baffling relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Such concerns will color a tense NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, beginning Wednesday; Trump’s long-delayed visit to Britain, where turmoil over Brexit is raging; and his first standalone summit with Putin in Finland on Monday.

For the last 17 months, Trump has torn at the West’s cohesion and questioned its values in a startling manner since, typically, the US has always seen European institutions as multiples of its own power and enhancing its own security.

‘A chaotic day’: Officials and nonprofits try to reunite toddlers separated from parents:

Ever Reyes Mejia held his son for the first time since they were separated months ago, and pressed his forehead against the smiling toddler’s face. They stood outside a US Customs and Immigration Center in Michigan, Mejia clutching his son’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles backpack.

Tuesday marked the government’s court-ordered deadline to return children under five years old, who were recently separated from their parents at the US border, to their families. The government earlier said it won’t be able to reunite all those children by the deadline

Thai cave rescue: Boys lost two kilograms during weeks in cave:

Family members of several of the young Thai soccer players and their coach, freed after almost three weeks trapped deep in a cave in northern Thailand, are still waiting to be reunited with them.

The boys and their coach are recovering in hospital, where medical staff gave more details of their condition Wednesday, a day after they were rescued from a cave by dozens of divers who braved hazardous elements to bring them out.
Health Ministry Inspector, Dr. Tongchai Lertvirairatanapong said the boys were in “good condition,” despite each losing an average of two kilograms (4.4 pounds) in weight during their time in the cave.

A man harasses a woman for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt, saying it’s ‘un-American’:

An Illinois park is investigating after a woman accused one of its police officers of standing by as a man harassed her for wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag, saying it was un-American.

Mia Irizarry says she was trying to celebrate her 24th birthday in the Forest Preserves of Cook County last month when the man approached her asking her why she was wearing the sleeveless Puerto Rico flag shirt, which also had “Puerto Rico” written below the V neckline.
Irizarry recorded the encounter on her phone, saying she felt threatened, and posted the video to Facebook.
On Monday, Forest Preserves of Cook County tweeted that it was aware of the June 14 incident and video.

How Serena Is Taking Her GOAT Status to the Next Level with Advocacy and Empathy:

“I mean, this was as close to perfection as you can get,” Hall of Famer and ESPN commentator Chris Evert said on Monday after Serena Williams beat the unseeded Evgeniya Rodina handily to earn a spot in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. On Tuesday, after dropping the first set, Williams came back to defeat Camila Giorgi, setting up her first tournament semifinals appearance since returning from maternity leave earlier this year.

Both commanding performances came after Williams made headlines over the weekend for articulating in two very different ways what it takes to be near-perfect—to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time and one of the greatest athletes of her generation.

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