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A happy father's day late to all dads.
President Donald Trump officially launches his re-election campaign tomorrow. As the campaign begins to heat up, we examine the growing importance of Trump's first primary states and "bigger, better, and worse" team this time around.
Here is what we are looking at today.
Forget Iowa and New Hampshire. The 2020 Democratic primary is taking place online.
The controversy face to face with the old school is at the heart of the mythology that Iowa and New Hampshire have the status of first presidential candidates for the presidency.
But the 2020 Democratic primary is taking place online and in the national media as well as on the ground, leaving some candidates behind, while others flourish in the new paradigm.
Life-threatening infection hits California farm workers hard and worries researchers
Valley fever, a dangerous disease caused by a soil fungus, develops in dry, undisturbed soil.
Years of drought caused by climate change have led to a rapid increase in the number of people diagnosed with the disease. In California, new case rates increased by 10% between 2017 and 2018.
And many state farm workers have been trapped by the potentially deadly disease.
When Victor Gutierrez contracted Valley fever, his family often had to choose between food and his medication. He survived, but he still can not work full time.
"It changed my life a lot," said Gutierrez. "When I worked, I always had money at home – to eat, to buy clothes for my children, for everything. But now, I have debts.
Trump 2020: "Bigger, better and meaner"
It's been four years since Donald Trump descended into a golden escalator Trump Tower to announce his candidacy.
Now president, he will officially launch his bid for a second term with a megawatt rally in the state of the Florida battlefield Tuesday night.
Many of the key players in his first campaign, with the exception of his immediate family, broke away from Trump – some amicably, some did not – or were involved in the fight. Russian inquiry on what they did to help him get elected.
This time, their efforts are "bigger, better and harder," according to campaign manager Brad Parscale.
We examine the personalities who occupy the 2016 orbit of then candidate candidate Trump and who is the restricted circle this time around.
At the same time, Trump's re-election campaign severed links with some of his own investigators after internal polls leaked to him revealed former Vice President Joe Biden, in critical states of the field. battle of 2020, according to a relative.
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Think about it
Paternity is an act of balance filled with nerves, joy, frustration and evolution. The stakes are enormous and the clear answers are elusive. I love it, writes Robert Schlesinger in an opinion piece.
Science + Tech = MACH
Global warming sometimes appears as a distant or abstract threat, but new research throws the phenomenon into cruel terms, life or death.
In the absence of significant progress in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, extreme heat waves could cause thousands of deaths in major US cities, scientists said.
Quote of the day
"What you need to know is the heart and mind of people who want to pull out a rifle and shoot a group of 60 people."
– Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross at a press conference after a graduation party shooting a dead person.
A funny thing
Father's Day may have been yesterday, but hat to all the fathers in our lives – and to their efforts to keep us smiling and laughing, even though their jokes are sometimes missing.
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