There is no official U.S. record of the conversation, as a Kremlin interpreter was the only other person involved. Mr. Trump derided news reports about the meeting as “sick.”
Separately on Tuesday, a name was added to the list of people who attended last year’s meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer: that of a U.S.-based employee of Russian property developers. Here’s what we know about the meeting.
• Saudi prince plotted effort to oust rival.
Mohammed bin Salman became Saudi Arabia’s heir to the throne last month after pressuring the crown prince to step aside, U.S. officials and associates of the royal family told us.
• New details in Minneapolis police shooting.
A woman who called 911 last weekend to report a possible assault was fatally shot by a police officer.
The officer has declined to be interviewed by investigators in the case, which has shocked the woman’s native Australia.
• “The Daily,” your audio news report.
In today’s show, we talk to a Republican congressman about the challenges of governing in President Trump’s Washington.
• From its roots as a small airline, the HNA Group has evolved into one of few Chinese conglomerates with a worldwide reach.
But for nearly 25 years, it has regularly funneled business to a small group of relatives and associates of its senior executives, The Times found.
• A former employee of Martin Shkreli, a onetime hedge fund manager on trial on fraud charges, testified on Tuesday that Mr. Shkreli had threatened him and his family.
“I hope to see you and your four children homeless,” the defendant said in a letter to the employee’s wife.
• Too many ads objectify women’s bodies or reinforce traditional gender roles, Britain’s advertising regulator said.
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• Great granola sometimes means making it yourself.
• At summer camp, learning to fight.
In today’s 360 video, visit a Ukrainian military program that prepares children to defend their country during its conflict with Russian-backed separatists.
• Afghan girls steal the spotlight.
Six girls who were initially denied visas to the U.S. for a robotics competition ended up being the stars of the show.
• Baking: a love story.
Meet a couple with three ovens and a house full of ribbons for their precision-made cakes and pies.
• A hero with motives unknown.
A golden retriever in New York became a social media star after saving a drowning baby deer off Long Island. Its actions may, however, just have been instinctual.
• Best of late-night TV.
On “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy Fallon summed up the highs and lows of President Trump’s six months in office.
• Quotation of the day.
“You can talk all you like about women’s liberation, but houses are still designed so women have to spend half their time on their knees or hanging their head in a hole.”
— Frances Gabe, whose death was announced in January, speaking in a 1981 interview about the self-cleaning house she invented.
The World War II evacuation of troops from the French port city of Dunkirk remains a symbol of solidarity in Europe but is perhaps less known elsewhere. That is likely to change this month with the release of Christopher Nolan’s film “Dunkirk.”
German forces had surrounded more than 300,000 Allied troops in the city in the spring of 1940. The troops were trapped on beaches north of its port, with the English Channel at their backs.
Shallow water prevented large navy vessels from coming to shore, but smaller private boats, affectionately called “the little ships of England,” came to the rescue.
“I wanted to do something that frightened me a bit,” Mr. Nolan told The Times about telling a moment of history.
Days after the evacuation, Winston Churchill, the British prime minister, warned Parliament that “wars are not won by evacuations.” But he ended his address with one of his most recognizable and inspiring quotes:
“We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.”
Palko Karasz contributed reporting.
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