Emmanuel Macron, E.P.A., New Orleans: Your Monday Briefing

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• The U.S. health care industry has added jobs at three times the rate of the rest of the economy since 2007. The repeal of Obamacare could threaten that hiring engine.

The fight over health care also has some conservatives worried that Republicans are abandoning one of their core principles: resistance to the expansion of government programs.

• Kushner Companies, the real estate business until recently led by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, courted investors in China over the weekend, offering a path toward living in the U.S. in exchange for investments.

• Sinclair Broadcast Group is near a deal to buy Tribune Media, which would give it control of more than a third of local television stations in the U.S.

• The biggest names in the hedge fund world are to gather in New York today. Their investment conference is one of the headlines to watch this week.

• U.S. stocks were up on Friday. Here’s a snapshot of global markets.

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• Aches? Fever? Vomiting? When should your child take a sick day?

• Recipe of the day: For a meatless Monday meal, try these classic stuffed mushrooms.

Over the weekend

• More than 80 of the nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria just over three years ago were released, the government announced.


The girls met with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday.

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• Protesters clashed in New Orleans over the city’s plans to remove monuments related to the Confederacy and its aftermath.

• Always Dreaming easily outdistanced competitors on a soggy track at Churchill Downs to…

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