November 2020
15 Asia-Pacific countries sign new free trade agreement2021 Grammy nominations announced7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Greece709k people file for unemployment in US last weekAWS experiences widespread outageAirbnb releases IPO prospectusAlex Trebek dies at the age of 80Alibaba doubles previous record for Singles Day salesAmazon launches online pharmacyAnt group IPO postponed amid potential regulatory changesAppeals court rules that Harvard did not discriminate against Asian American applicantsApple announces new event on November 10Apple announces new privacy-related disclosure policyApple announces reduction in app store fees for small businessesApple releases three new computers with Apple-designed chipsArgentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at the age of 60Armenia and Azerbaijan sign peace dealAstraZeneca announces interim results from coronavirus vaccine trialsAttorney General Barr authorizes prosecutors to investigate allegations of voting irregularities in the 2020 electionAustrian authorities arrest 14 in connection to terror attackBenson Hill raises $150MBiden declared winner of presidential electionBuzzFeed to acquire HuffPost from Verizon MediaByteDance challenges executive order that would have required it to sell TikTokCA set to pass new data privacy measureCalifornia announces new limited stay at home orderCalifornia passes Proposition 22 in win for Uber and LyftChina successfully launches robotic spacecraft to collect lunar samplesChipotle launches first digital-only restaurantClorox reports largest sales increase in two decadesCollege basketball season kicks offCommerce Department to comply with injunction blocking TikTok banCongress returns to sessionDOJ seizes $1B of bitcoin linked to Silk RoadDOJ sues to block Visa acquisition of PlaidDemocratic Republic of Congo announces end of 11th ebola outbreakDemocrats retain control of the House; Senate still undecidedDow breaks 30,000 for first timeDuolingo raises $35M of new capital at $2.4B valuationDustin Johnson wins the MastersEU files antitrust charges against AmazonElection still to early to be calledElection update (day 3)Eli Lilly receives emergency authorization for second coronavirus treatmentEthiopian PM announces "final phase" of military operationEthiopian PM launches military offensive in Tigray region, prompting calls for de-escalationEthiopian conflict continues in Tigray regionFAA lifts restrictions on 737 MaxFBI releases 2019 hate crime dataFDA grants emergency use authorization for at-home coronavirus testFDA grants emergency use authorization for coronavirus antibody treatmentFDA says Biogen Alzheimer's drug shows strong resultsFacebook announces "Drives" to assist with charitable givingFacebook extends post-election political ad banFed to maintain interest rates near zeroFederal judge rules acting DHS secretary assumed office illegally, invalidates DACA restrictionsFighting continues between Azerbaijan and ArmeniaFormer Zappos CEO dies after sustaining injuries in house fireFour states approve recreational marijuana lawsG20 leaders' summit to be held this weekendGM announces updates to electric vehicle programGM to recall 7M vehiclesGSA releases presidential transition fundsGeorgia announces recount of presidential ballotsGeorgia completes full hand recount of presidential ballotsGlobally reported coronavirus cases surpass 60MGoogle launches new version of its payments appHHS announces vaccine distribution partnershipHurricane Iota makes landfall in Central AmericaIndia announces ban on 43 Chinese appsInspire Brands to acquire Dunkin Brands for $11.3BIntel acquires machine-learning company Cnvrg.ioInterim president of Peru resigns after five days in officeIranian nuclear scientist killedIsraeli tech company launches "Sound Beaming" technologyJapan and Australia agree to bilateral defense pactJeff Bezos announces Earth Fund recipientsJobless claims increase for first time in five weeksJobless claims report: 778k people file for unemploymentKosovo president resigns amid war crimes indictmentLilly receives emergency use authorization for coronavirus treatmentLuis Arce sworn in as president of BoliviaMasters 2020 kicks off after being postponed in MarchMcCormick announces $800M acquisition of Cholula Hot SauceMcDonald's announces "McPlant" plant-based meat alternatives Miami Marlins hire first female GM in MLB historyMicrosoft launches Xbox Series XModerna announces interim results from coronavirus vaccine trialsModerna announces results from coronavirus vaccine trialsNASA grants first-ever commercial spacecraft certification for human flightNBA announces plans to hold shortened season starting in DecemberNBA draft to be held tonight (virtually)NYC schools close for in-person instruction (again)New York re-implements coronavirus restrictionsOver 93M people vote early in 2020 electionPelosi set to remain House Speaker next termPenguin Random House announces acquisition of Simon & SchusterPfizer announces final results from late-stage coronavirus vaccine trialsPfizer announces interim results from coronavirus vaccine studyPresident Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper

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