October 2020

Daylight savings time ends on Sunday

Netflix increases prices for standard and premium plans

US consumer spending increases 1.4% in September

Shipwreck off the coast of Senegal leaves 140 dead

Whoop raises $100M at $1.2B valuation

DOJ antitrust case against Google set to begin today

Hurricane Zeta makes landfall, leaves 2M without power

USDA finalizes exemption for Tongass National Forest

French authorities increase terror alert

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google set to report earnings

LVMH agrees to slightly lower purchase price for Tiffany

Tech CEOs testify on content moderation and liability protections

SCOTUS rules on ballot extensions in NC, PA

Federal authorities warn of potential cyberattacks on US healthcare system

DOJ announces charges in Chinese repatriation operation

France, Germany announce new coronavirus restrictions

Q3 GDP increases at record pace

SpaceX launches Starlink beta test

Hurricane Zeta set to make landfall in Louisiana

US task force recommends earlier screening for colon cancer

Dodgers win World Series

Google announces election-related measures

Protests in Philadelphia continue

Tech CEOs testify before Senate Commerce Committee

Early voting surpasses 2016 totals

Over 90k ordered to evacuate in Southern California due to fires

Bomb explodes at seminary in Pakistan

Facebook launches cloud-based gaming on its platform

Ant group prices IPO, set to be largest in history

NASA discovers water on sunlit surface of the Moon

Senate confirms Barrett for Supreme Court

Senate set to hold final vote on SCOTUS nomination

PG&E announces plans to cut power to 361k people ahead of potential wildfires

China announces sanctions on US defense firms

Japan announces plans to become carbon neutral by 2050

CA appeals court rules Uber and Lyft must comply with AB5

US reports over 83k coronavirus cases, breaking July record

Chile votes to rewrite constitution

Israel and Sudan agree to form diplomatic ties

Existing home sales increase 9% in September

Jobless claims remain above pre-coronavirus levels for 31st week

Goldman agrees to settle 1MDB case

Senate Judiciary Committee approves motion to subpoena Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Walmart sues DOJ, DEA in relation to opioid epidemic

FDA approves remdesivir to treat hospitalized coronavirus patients

Final presidential debate recap

Airbnb announces plans to work with former Apple design executive Jony Ive

Pope Francis voices support for same-sex civil unions

Senate Judiciary Committee approves SCOTUS nomination

Final presidential debate tonight at 9pm ET

Paypal launches cryptocurrency service

Quibi announces plans to shut down

Purdue Pharma agrees to guilty plea and settlement for role in opioid epidemic

DNI warns of election misinformation from Russia, Iran

Researchers announce potential discovery of new salivary gland

Senate to hold vote on SCOTUS nominee next Monday

Protests continue in Nigeria, marked by increased violence

Ireland reimposes nationwide lockdown

GM announces $2B electric vehicle facility in Tenneseee

UK researchers announce plans for human challenge coronavirus study

DOJ files antitrust lawsuit against Google

Eat Just announces $100M expansion in Asia

Facebook launches new language translation model

DOJ reportedly planning to file antitrust charges against Google

Supreme court leaves PA absentee vote counting extension in place

Federal judge blocks changes to SNAP

Presidential debate topics, changes announced

US charges six Russian hackers

Rays, Dodgers advance to World Series

Hearing aid startup Whisper raises $35M, announces first product

Nearly 1.6M new business applications filed in Q3

President Trump approves CA disaster declaration

New Zealand Labour Party secures first parliamentary majority since 1996

US federal deficit reaches record $3.1T

Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating ceasefire

Global coronavirus cases surpass 40M

Tech executive indicted in largest tax fraud case in US history

Stripe acquires African payments company Paystack

SCOTUS confirmation hearings recap

Freshman enrollment at US colleges drops 16%

Election 2020: town hall recap

EU sanctions Russian officials over Navalny poisoning

Protests over police brutality continue in Nigeria

Presidential candidates set to hold town hall events

Billboard music awards 2020

American hostages released in Yemen

Zoom announces online event marketplace

NASA awards $370M for "Tipping Point" technologies

New York Post article related to Biden family receives widespread attention

Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigns

French President announces coronavirus-driven curfews

IEA releases 2020 World Energy Outlook

Google X announces updates on Mineral project

Virginia voter registration system faces outages

Apple releases four new iPhone 12 models

WTO approves EU tariffs on $4B of US goods

Supreme Court allows census count to end early; new deadline Friday at 6am ET

Eli Lilly pauses coronavirus treatment trials

Apple "Hi, Speed" event preview

Prime Day 2020 kicks off

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