Oprah Winfrey at an Apple product launch event in 2019. Photo: Michael Short/Getty Images

Oprah Winfrey's third streaming show for Apple, "The Oprah Conversation," is set to premiere July 30 with a series of virtual interviews from global thought leaders and newsmakers, Variety reports.

The big picture: The new show falls under a multi-year content agreement that Winfrey signed with Apple in 2018 that also includes “Oprah Talks COVID-19” and “Oprah’s Book Club.” Winfrey is also working on an upcoming documentary series that will cover mental health stigmas.

Guests for "The Oprah Conversation" include:

  • Bestselling author of “How to Be an Antiracist,” Ibram X. Kendi
  • Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative
  • A two-part interview with athlete, commentator, activist and creator and host of “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” Emmanuel Acho

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As expected Tuesday, Apple debuted new iPads and Apple Watch models featuring new colors and modest hardware advances. But the really significant long-term move for Apple was the further expansion of its services business.

Why it matters: With the slowing down of the smartphone market, Apple has turned to services to become its key growth engine.

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday evening blocked a lower court order that would have allowed voters to cast ballots curbside at Alabama polling places on Election Day.

Whit it matters: With less than two weeks until Election Day, the justices voted 5-3 to reinstate the curbside voting ban and overturn a lower court judge's ruling designed to protect people with disabilities.

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  1. Politics: Senate Democrats block vote on McConnell's targeted COVID relief bill McConnell urges White House not to strike stimulus deal before election.
  2. Economy: Why the stimulus delay isn't a crisis (yet).
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  4. Education: Schools haven't become hotspots — San Francisco public schools likely won't reopen before the end of the year.
  5. World: Spain becomes first nation in Western Europe to exceed 1 million cases.