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  • Biden 2020: Joe Biden is running for president. The former VP formally announced his candidacy in a video released this morning. Biden enters a very crowded field as the immediate frontrunner, but not without baggage. Many progressives wonder if the 76-year-old “Uncle Joe” is out of step with the times. Yet, in a new poll, Biden leads President Trump by eight points in a hypothetical matchup. Watch announcement.

  • Facebook Fine: Facebook is putting aside $3 billion for an expected fine of up to $5 billion from the FTC over privacy violations. That would be the largest U.S. fine against a tech company -- by far. The social media giant made the announcement in its earnings release, in which it also reported 2.4 billion monthly users, 1.6 billion of whom log on every day. Cheddar.

  • Health: Measles: The number of measles cases in the U.S. is the highest it’s been since 2000--when the disease was declared eliminated. This year, there have been 671 confirmed cases of the disease in the U.S. -- beating 2014, which saw 667 infections -- with new cases recently reported in New York, New Jersey and California. NBC News.

  • Health: Tots & TV: The World Health Organization says infants and toddlers under the age of 2 should not spend any time in front of screens, including TVs. The new guidelines also say kids between 2 and 4 should be limited to one hour at a time in front of screens. Too much screen time has been linked to physical and mental health problems. USA Today.

  • Notre Dame Organ: Notre Dame Cathedral’s “Grand Organ” survived last week’s massive fire with just minor damage. The organ, with its thousands of pipes and five keyboards, survived the French Revolution and World War II. See it.

  • Netflix v. Everybody: NBCUniversal is considering pulling The Office from Netflix -- where it’s the number one streaming program -- when its contract expires in 2021. Those discussions are happening at studios all over Hollywood as more media giants, from NBC to Warner to Disney, build their own streaming platforms where they’ll house their own most popular content. WSJ.

  • Airpods II: Apple is planning to release two new versions of its best-selling AirPods as early as this fall, according to a well-respected Apple analyst. One will reportedly be an update to the current model and the other would be a more expensive, completely new design. 9to5Mac.

  • Draft Weekend: The NFL Draft gets underway today. Among the big questions: will Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray go number one overall? Will the Patriots find someone who can eventually fill Tom Brady’s shoes? Predictions.

  • Smollet Supporters: Jussie Smollett’s castmates from Empire want him back for the show’s sixth season. In a letter to studio executives, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson among others say Smollett is “compassionate,” “honest,” “filled with integrity” and “also innocent.” Deadline.

  • Say What!? Sleep in a Tater: A giant (fake) potato can be your resting place for the night if you fork over the $200 via Airbnb. The 4-ton fiberglass tater containing a queen-sized bed, kitchenette and bathroom is located in a field in Boise, Idaho. See it.

  • FOMO? YOLO: Good news if you’ve ever found yourself jealous of your friends’ vacations. A new study shows they’re not having as much as fun as it looks. According to a recent survey, two-thirds of respondents say they’ve misrepresented their accommodations, the weather, or the number of attractions they saw on their last trip. Travel & Leisure.

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