Situational awareness: Charles Krauthammer has weeks left to live. "This is the final verdict. My fight is over," he wrote in a note released today.
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Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain are gone too soon, the result of suicides that leave the world minus a pair of cultural luminaries.
The big picture: Suicide rates are up nearly across the board since 1999, as the CDC revealed in a report out yesterday.
In remembrance: I asked Axions to share what they find meaningful about Spade and Bourdain.
Their Spade experiences:
And favorite Bourdain quotes:
P.S. via the NYT: If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). You can find a list of additional resources at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources.
President Trump gives a thumbs up to the media as he is greeted by Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau during the G7 official welcome in Quebec City, Canada. Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images
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Each Friday in Axios PM this summer, I'm telling you about a book I've just read and recommend, or one that I'm excited to dive into over the coming weekend.
Today's beach read, billed in the window of Barnes & Noble as "The thriller only a president could write" ... "The President Is Missing: A Novel," by President Bill Clinton and thriller writer James Patterson (Little, Brown and Knopf):
P.S. Bonus beach read ... "100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before the Die," by Ben Raby (Triumph Books) ... #100 is "See the Capitals Win the Stanley Cup."