Today in 5 Lines
President Trump said the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, adding that he’s open to renegotiating some of its terms. In a statement, former President Barack Obama condemned the decision, saying that he expects local governments and businesses to “do even more to lead the way” in mitigating climate change. Despite promising to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Trump signed a waiver keeping it in Tel Aviv. Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that “patriotically minded” private Russian hackers might have interfered in the U.S. presidential election. Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8.
Today on The Atlantic
What Happens Now?: Robinson Meyer lays out the consequences of President Trump’s decision to pull the United States from the Paris climate agreement.
The End of Free Birth Control: If the Trump administration rolls back the Affordable Care Act rule requiring employers to cover contraceptives, will companies change their benefits? (Olga Khazan)
‘We, Too, Are Targets’: The Atlantic interviews author Andrea Ritchie about the victims of police abuse who don’t receive national attention: women of color and trans people. (Maura Ewing)