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Tuesday headlines: Send me home.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $572 million in the first ruling in the US holding a drugmaker accountable for helping fuel the opioid epidemic.

As a final gesture of the G7 summit, leaders offer a $20 million aid package to Brazil to fight wildfires. Brazil refuses.

See also: Trump offered to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani responded warmly, but ultimately passed. 

About those fires: it would be “absolutely catastrophic” if the Amazon becomes a source, rather than a sponge, of greenhouse gas.

After Trump allowed chants of "Send her back!", a consular officer who oversaw immigrant visa processing decided she'd had enough.

Does the Louvre need to promote social justice? Museum directors argue over how ideological they all must be.

A report from the night that W. E. B. Du Bois made a laughingstock of a Nazi-loving white supremacist.

A brief history of American nudism finds that the movement's progressivism was deeply racist.

A podcast episode for your work: How to be a black woman working in Silicon Valley.

As the US Open begins, Serena will (deservedly) get the limelight, but Venus Williams deserves credit for forging her path.

Crashing trains together in front of a live audience was popular entertainment in 1920s America.

Related: Some skateboarding videos can’t be unseen (in a good way).

Some small communities in the US rely on ticketing passing motorists for up to half of their city budgets.

An elaborate, detailed examination of why it took humanity so long to invent the bicycle.

Watch: What if Apple had designed the iPhone in the 1980s or '90s?

"The Stoic philosophers are having a moment now." An interview with a bibliophile who's also Gwyneth Paltrow's "book curator."