Right and Left React to the Trump-Putin Meeting (U.S.)
Writers from across the political spectrum on President Trump’s meeting with his Russian counterpart in Helsinki, Finland, and his remarks afterward.
America Can Never Sort Out Whether ‘Socialism’ Is Marginal or Rising (Magazine)
For more than a century, we’ve managed to think socialism is both a dead letter and the wave of the future — at the same time.
Australian Housing Costs Rival New York’s, but Boom May Be Ending (World)
Home prices in Sydney and Melbourne are dropping after an astonishing run-up, as the government moves to cool the market and households borrow too much.
DealBook Briefing: Media Merger Mania Takes a Cold Shower (Business Day)
The F.C.C. is skeptical of Sinclair’s bid for Tribune. That raises questions about the Trump administration’s appetite for consolidation.
Annabelle Neilson, Muse of Alexander McQueen, Dies at 49 (Fashion & Style)
The former model and reality TV personality was a fixture of the 1990s celebrity party scene in Britain, and a confidante to some of its biggest stars.
Live From Beijing: A Disappearing ‘Saturday Night Live’ (World)
Less than a month after “Saturday Night Live China” debuted, episodes can no longer be seen on the video-streaming platform that was hosting it.
I Was a White House Stenographer. Trump Wasn’t a Fan. (Opinion)
If the president is the victim of so much inaccurate reporting, as he claims, why is he so averse to having the facts recorded and transcribed?
Taking On 19th-Century Opera Stereotypes for the #MeToo Era (Arts)
One director’s tack is to amplify the characters in a Rossini piece, making them all equally ridiculous, and equally human.
‘Everyman’ Anchors Drama at the Salzburg Festival (Arts)
The one-act morality play, performed annually for decades, maintains its appeal.
At Summer Camp With Mozart and Tchaikovsky (Arts)
Opera programs for children as young as 9 and a competition for emerging conductors are just two ways the Salzburg Festival is fostering the future.
Bail After Federal Convictions Tell Prosecutors ‘It Ain’t Over’ (Business Day)
Twice last month an appeals court ordered bail for defendants convicted of white-collar crimes, a good sign that they have a chance of winning their appeals.
On Mönchsberg, Find Respite From the Salzburg Festival Fray (Travel)
Great vistas and great food await those who ascend to the refreshing heights of the massive rock in the middle of the city.
Salzburg Pays Tribute to Gottfried von Einem (Arts)
The festival is acknowledging the composer’s contributions to music and to the rebirth of the festival itself after World War II.
Salzburg Festival Explores Music of Human Passion (Arts)
The wide-ranging roster of performances begins with the modern oratorio “St. Luke Passion.”
New York Today: A Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak (New York)
Tuesday: An update on the disease in Upper Manhattan, and the launch of Culture Pass.
After You, Mr. Putin (Opinion)
Live in Helsinki, Trump brings his blame-America-first tour to a close.
Trump Sides With Putin (Podcasts)
In a remarkable news conference, President Trump avoided criticizing the Russian president, and instead aimed his sharpest barbs at the United States.
As Tensions With U.S. Worsen, Europe Courts New Partners (Business Day)
The European Union is hunting for free-trade deals in Asia and Latin America to help compensate for lost business with the United States.
It Takes Consultation to Help a Village (Opinion)
In developing countries, foreign aid projects often fail because big donors don’t consult the people who might benefit. But that may be changing.
Donald Trump, Netflix, All-Star Game: Your Tuesday Briefing (Briefing)
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.