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Netflix makes waves with push into live events

Netflix is making a major push into live events, signaling a shift in strategy on its content offerings and flashing a stark warning sign to legacy media brands who have for decades dominated the live television landscape. The streamer in recent months has struck blockbuster

Biden delivers commencement address at West Point: Watch live

President Biden is slated to deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy Saturday in New York. The speech marks the second time Biden has participated in West Point's graduation ceremony. He gave the commencement address in 2016 as vice president. It is also

Harris unveils plan to double internet access in Africa

Vice President Kamala Harris announced a new partnership Friday that will double internet access across Africa. Roughly 40 percent of the continent has access to the web, and the new partnership looks to increase it to 80 percent. Harris’s announcement follows a trip last year

Egypt agrees to move humanitarian aid through war-torn Rafah

Egypt has agreed to send United Nations humanitarian aid trucks through Israel’s main crossing into Gaza, but it’s unclear if they can enter into the southern city of Rafah as Israel ramps up its offensive against Hamas militants. Israeli troops seized the Rafah crossing into

Biden's Ohio ballot problems: What to know

Intraparty divisions within the Ohio legislature are stifling efforts to get President Biden on the November ballot. Ohio requires parties to certify their presidential nominees 90 days before the election. But the Democratic National Convention, where Democrats will

Trump accuses Comey of 'spreading lies' after latest rebuke

Former President Trump went after James Comey Friday, after the former FBI director suggested prosecutors could have enough to convict Trump in his criminal hush money case. “The Worst FBI Director in History, who I inherited from the Obama Administration, but fired almost

Missionary couple from US killed in Haiti's capital

A U.S. missionary couple, including the daughter of a Missouri state representative, and a resident assisting them were killed in Haiti's capital city after heading out from a youth group activity, according to the family. “My heart is broken in a thousand pieces. I’ve never

Uvalde families sue tech and arms companies

Families of the victims of the Uvalde, Texas, shooting sued tech and arms companies Friday, accusing them of “wrongful death.” In two separate complaints in California and Texas, the families accused companies including Meta, Activision — the publisher of the video game Call of

Colorado eyes geothermal expansion

Welcome to The Hill's Energy & Environment newsletter {beacon} Energy & Environment Energy & Environment The Big Story Colorado seeks geothermal energy buildout Colorado is seeking to expand its use of emerging geothermal energy. © AP Colorado has long drawn on its

Bird flu, raw milk debate converge

Click in for more news from The Hill {beacon} Health Care Health Care The Big Story Don’t drink raw milk, especially during a bird flu outbreak, experts say Apart from being a federally illicit good, raw milk is a vector for numerous pathogens, including the H5N1 bird flu

Inflation at the grill

Welcome to The Hill's Business & Economy newsletter {beacon} Business & Economy Business & Economy The Big Story The uninvited guest at the Memorial Day cookout: inflation The annual Memorial Day barbecue this weekend will likely cost more thanks to sizzling inflation. ©

Why younger adults are missing early signs of colon cancer

Experts are warning that more and more people younger than 40 years are being diagnosed with colon cancer, saying they could be missing the early signs. A study released Friday in the medical journal JAMA Network Open said the most common warning sign for the cancer is passing