November 2020

15 Asia-Pacific countries sign new free trade agreement

2021 Grammy nominations announced

7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Greece

709k people file for unemployment in US last week

AWS experiences widespread outage

Airbnb releases IPO prospectus

Alex Trebek dies at the age of 80

Alibaba doubles previous record for Singles Day sales

Amazon launches online pharmacy

Ant group IPO postponed amid potential regulatory changes

Appeals court rules that Harvard did not discriminate against Asian American applicants

Apple announces new event on November 10

Apple announces new privacy-related disclosure policy

Apple announces reduction in app store fees for small businesses

Apple releases three new computers with Apple-designed chips

Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at the age of 60

Armenia and Azerbaijan sign peace deal

AstraZeneca announces interim results from coronavirus vaccine trials

Attorney General Barr authorizes prosecutors to investigate allegations of voting irregularities in the 2020 election

Austrian authorities arrest 14 in connection to terror attack

Benson Hill raises $150M

Biden declared winner of presidential election

BuzzFeed to acquire HuffPost from Verizon Media

ByteDance challenges executive order that would have required it to sell TikTok

CA set to pass new data privacy measure

California announces new limited stay at home order

California passes Proposition 22 in win for Uber and Lyft

China successfully launches robotic spacecraft to collect lunar samples

Chipotle launches first digital-only restaurant

Clorox reports largest sales increase in two decades

College basketball season kicks off

Commerce Department to comply with injunction blocking TikTok ban

Congress returns to session

DOJ seizes $1B of bitcoin linked to Silk Road

DOJ sues to block Visa acquisition of Plaid

Democratic Republic of Congo announces end of 11th ebola outbreak

Democrats retain control of the House; Senate still undecided

Dow breaks 30,000 for first time

Duolingo raises $35M of new capital at $2.4B valuation

Dustin Johnson wins the Masters

EU files antitrust charges against Amazon

Election still to early to be called

Election update (day 3)

Eli Lilly receives emergency authorization for second coronavirus treatment

Ethiopian PM announces "final phase" of military operation

Ethiopian PM launches military offensive in Tigray region, prompting calls for de-escalation

Ethiopian conflict continues in Tigray region

FAA lifts restrictions on 737 Max

FBI releases 2019 hate crime data

FDA grants emergency use authorization for at-home coronavirus test

FDA grants emergency use authorization for coronavirus antibody treatment

FDA says Biogen Alzheimer's drug shows strong results

Facebook announces "Drives" to assist with charitable giving

Facebook extends post-election political ad ban

Fed to maintain interest rates near zero

Federal judge rules acting DHS secretary assumed office illegally, invalidates DACA restrictions

Fighting continues between Azerbaijan and Armenia

Former Zappos CEO dies after sustaining injuries in house fire

Four states approve recreational marijuana laws

G20 leaders' summit to be held this weekend

GM announces updates to electric vehicle program

GM to recall 7M vehicles

GSA releases presidential transition funds

Georgia announces recount of presidential ballots

Georgia completes full hand recount of presidential ballots

Globally reported coronavirus cases surpass 60M

Google launches new version of its payments app

HHS announces vaccine distribution partnership

Hurricane Iota makes landfall in Central America

India announces ban on 43 Chinese apps

Inspire Brands to acquire Dunkin Brands for $11.3B

Intel acquires machine-learning company

Interim president of Peru resigns after five days in office

Iranian nuclear scientist killed

Israeli tech company launches "Sound Beaming" technology

Japan and Australia agree to bilateral defense pact

Jeff Bezos announces Earth Fund recipients

Jobless claims increase for first time in five weeks

Jobless claims report: 778k people file for unemployment

Kosovo president resigns amid war crimes indictment

Lilly receives emergency use authorization for coronavirus treatment

Luis Arce sworn in as president of Bolivia

Masters 2020 kicks off after being postponed in March

McCormick announces $800M acquisition of Cholula Hot Sauce

McDonald's announces "McPlant" plant-based meat alternatives

Miami Marlins hire first female GM in MLB history

Microsoft launches Xbox Series X

Moderna announces interim results from coronavirus vaccine trials

Moderna announces results from coronavirus vaccine trials

NASA grants first-ever commercial spacecraft certification for human flight

NBA announces plans to hold shortened season starting in December

NBA draft to be held tonight (virtually)

NYC schools close for in-person instruction (again)

New York re-implements coronavirus restrictions

Over 93M people vote early in 2020 election

Pelosi set to remain House Speaker next term

Penguin Random House announces acquisition of Simon & Schuster

Pfizer announces final results from late-stage coronavirus vaccine trials

Pfizer announces interim results from coronavirus vaccine study

President Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper

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