September 2020
2020 presidential election - debate one recap72nd Emmy Awards to be held on Sunday, 9/2075th UN General Assembly continues with remarks from President Trump and several other heads of stateAmazon announces Prime Day 2020Amazon announces biometric payment technologyAmazon announces first investments from Climate Pledge FundAugust existing home sales reach highest point since 2006Belarus protests continueCA Gov. Newsom signs an executive order on zero-emission vehiclesCDC updates coronavirus testing guidelinesCIA announces launch of "Labs" initiativeCiti announces $1B "Action for Racial Equity" programCommerce Department announces ban on TikTok and WeChat downloads (starting Sunday)Commerce Department delays TikTok download ban; Walmart and Oracle announce tentative dealDOJ Names NYC, Portland, Seattle as "jurisdictions permitting violence"DOJ proposes draft legislation that would limit liability protections for technology platformsDisney announces 28k layoffs due to coronavirus outbreakEmmy awards 2020; Schitt's Creek becomes first show to win every comedy awardFederal authorities arrest woman suspected of mailing ricin letter to White HouseFirst presidential debate - 2020 electionGE announces plans to stop building new coal-fired power plantsGlass fire causes 70k evacuations, 3 deaths in NapaGlobal coronavirus deaths surpass 1MGoogle announces plans to run on carbon-free energy by 2030Grand jury indicts officer involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor with “wanton endangerment”House Oversight Committee chair requests investigation into alleged medical neglect at ICE detention centerHouse Transportation Committee releases final report on 737 maxHouses passes short-term spending billIsrael begins second nationwide coronavirus-driven lockdownIsrael officially forms diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates and BahrainJPMorgan agrees to record $920M settlement with CFTCJapanese parliament selects new prime ministerJohnson & Johnson enters Phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trialsJudge issues injunction to block certain USPS changesJudge temporarily blocks US ban on TikTok downloadsKuwait leader dies at 91Louisville agrees to $12M settlement with family of Breonna TaylorLouisville mayor declares state of emergency in preparation for potential "civil unrest"Microsoft acquires ZeniMax for $7.5BMicrosoft releases results from underwater data center testModerna releases coronavirus vaccine trial roadmapMortality for children under 5 drops 12% in 2019NBA finals and MLB playoffs set to begin this weekNJ lawmakers agree to "Millionaire's Tax"NYC Schools delay reopening for second timeNYT publishes report on President Trump's taxes and financesNikola founder resigns as executive chairmanPalantir, Asana begin trading via direct listingsPresident Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to join the Supreme CourtProblem Solvers Caucus proposes new coronavirus relief packageRepublican-led Senate committees publish initial report on Hunter Biden / Burisma investigationResearchers publish evidence supporting presence of liquid water on MarsSaudi Arabia announces arrest of 10 individuals linked to terror cellSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passes awayTampa Bay Lightning win Stanley Cup playoffsTesla announces cheaper batteries and plans for a $25k electric vehicleTesla to hold "Battery Day" eventTitans, Vikings postpone in-person activities due to coronavirus infectionsUK judge rules that Uber is "fit and proper" to operate in LondonUN General Assembly continues with remarks from President Trump and several other heads of stateUS issues new sanctions related to Iran weapons programUS surpasses 200k coronavirus deathsUnion representing NYC school principals calls for De Blasio to cede control over school systemViolence between Armenia and Azerbaijan escalatesVolkswagen unveils new electric crossover vehicleWHO announces 64 new COVAX membersWeekly jobless claims remain above pre-coronavirus levels

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