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Good morning … A convicted of war criminal killed himself yesterday by drinking poison on live TV, and it barely broke through. That's not because anyone has bad news judgment — it's just a measure of how insane yesterday was.

What we're watching today: HELP Committee hearing on the opioid crisis. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid administrator Seema Verma speaks at the Forbes health care summit in New York.

What's on your mind? I'd love to know. Doesn't even have to be about health care. baker@axios.com