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🎬 "Apple has committed more than $6bn for original shows and movies ahead of the launch of its new video streaming service ... aimed at catching up with the likes of Netflix, Disney and AT&T-owned HBO." (Financial Times)
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Much of President Trump's policy record — from health care to energy to immigration — would need a second term to take root, and could be easily reversed if he loses, Axios health care editor Sam Baker writes.
Trump's economic policies are the most likely to outlast a one-term presidency, Axios' Dion Rabouin reports:
But on many other domestic policy issues, Trump's impact has been lighter:
The big picture: Trump's impact on politics, and his reshaping of the federal judiciary, will leave a bigger footprint than he has secured for himself.
Many of Trump's social policies aren't particularly durable on their own, but could be with an assist from the courts.
What's next: Trump has more time, especially on drug prices and trade, where the White House is working hard to strike one more legislative deal.
I always tell my Axios Visuals colleagues that I love long horizons, but check out this x-axis: It starts in 1500!
Axios Future editor Steve LeVine points to a new threat, based on the chart's message that GDP rises with population.
Beginning tomorrow, Sen. John McCain's family and the McCain Institute will mark the first anniversary of his passing (Sunday) by promoting acts of civility.
Examples from organizers:
Above, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is escorted onstage in Sioux City, Iowa, by Marcella LeBeau at a forum on Native American issues.
Below, Sen. Bernie Sanders warms up before a softball game hosted by his campaign at the Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa.
Facebook executives tell me they're hiring seasoned journalists to help curate a forthcoming "News Tab" that they hope will change how millions get news.
News Tab, a personal passion of CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is also an effort by Facebook to develop a healthier relationship with publishers, many of whom have had their business models destroyed by social platforms.
Campbell Brown, Facebook's head of news partnerships, said: "Our goal with the News tab is to provide a personalized, highly relevant experience ... The majority of stories people will see will appear in the tab via algorithmic selection."
Last year, Facebook killed Trending Topics, populated by contractors, after being accused of bias.
What's next: A News Tab test for 200,000 users will begin in October, with a rollout to all U.S. users early next year.
"President Trump appears to be backing away from potential support for gun background check legislation, according to White House aides, congressional leaders and gun advocates," per the WashPost.
Meanwhile ... "Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns." (AP)
💰 P.S. The WashPost also reports that White House officials are discussing "a temporary payroll tax cut as a way to arrest an economic slowdown."
The Biden campaign today airs its first TV ad of the cycle, with a six-figure buy in the Iowa markets of Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Quad Cities and Sioux City.
What's new: Twenty or more states plan to begin a joint antitrust investigation of Big Tech as soon as next month, The Wall Street Journal reports (subscription).
Clemson is the first first-timer in the preseason No. 1 slot since Georgia in 2008.
According to the psychologist Peter Gray, children today are more depressed than they were during the Great Depression and more anxious than they were at the height of the Cold War. ...
[F]or many children, ... the hours outside school are more like school than ever. ... Free play and childhood independence have become relics ...
[S]imply taking away or limiting screens is not enough. Children turn to screens because opportunities for real-life human interaction have vanished; the public places and spaces where kids used to learn to be people have been decimated or deemed too dangerous for those under 18. ...
Kids need recess. They need longer lunches. They need free play, family time, meal time. They need less homework, fewer tests, a greater emphasis on social-emotional learning.
"'Adult Recess' Is Booming," with people reliving schoolyard memories with tetherball, hopscotch and Lincoln Logs, despite sore muscles and tweaked knees, The Wall Street Journal's Jim Carlton reports (subscription):
Afterward, many head to a bar.
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