February 2021

78th Golden Globe Awards to be held on Sunday

Twitter announces Super Follow, allowing users to sell subscriptions

Coinbase files paperwork to go public

US set to release report on Jamal Khashoggi

Costco to increase starting wages next week

House approves equality bill

John Geddert dies by suicide after charges

House expected to vote on coronavirus relief package

US conducts airstrikes in Syria

CPAC 2021 kicks off in Orlando

GameStop shares surge by over 100%

Illinois becomes first state to eliminate cash bail

Joby Aviation announces plans to go public via SPAC

White House announces plans to begin distributing Johnson and Johnson vaccine

730k people file for unemployment in US, declining by 111k

Australian lawmakers pass new media law

Biden orders review of US supply chains for critical goods

Roblox set to go public on March 10 via direct listing

USPS announces new truck fleet

Senate holds first hearings on Capitol attack

Biden and Trudeau announce new roadmap for US-Canada relations

House set to vote on coronavirus relief package Friday

Home Depot reports record growth

Tiger Woods recovering after car crash

Federal judge blocks deportation pause

COVAX vaccine initiative begins rollout

NASA releases audio and video of Mars landing

Spotify announces international expansion

LVMH acquires stake in Jay-Z backed champagne brand

Supreme Court rules NY prosecutor can access Trump tax records

Lucid Motors set to go public via SPAC

Facebook restores news access in Australia

Canadian lawmakers declare Chinese repression of Uighur Muslims to be genocide

US surpasses 500k coronavirus deaths as new cases continue to decline

Djokovic and Osaka win at Australian Open

Garland confirmation hearings begin

Coinbase valued at over $100B

Israel begins lifting restrictions, requires vaccination passes

Mass protests continue in Myanmar with nationwide strike

UK announces pledge to make vaccines available by July 31

Biden approves disaster declaration in Texas

Boeing recommends that airlines suspend use of certain 777 models after engine failure

Walmart announces pay increases for 425k workers

Power partially restored in Texas

US formally rejoins Paris Climate accord

Biden set to meet with G7 leaders for first time as president

Congressional Democrats unveil healthcare bill

UK court rules that Uber drivers should be classified as workers rather than contractors

New study shows Pfizer coronavirus vaccine 85% effective after single dose

NASA Mars rover lands successfully

Amazon launches Kickstarter-like pre-order platform

Federal prosecutors reportedly investigating Cuomo administration

Rush Limbaugh dies at 70

NASA Mars rover expected to land today

House set to hold GameStop hearings

DOJ announces charges against North Korean hackers

3M households in Texas still without power

Facebook blocks Australian users from sharing news content due to new regulation

Axiom Space raises $130M

Bitcoin reaches $50k for the first time

Winter storms kill 20 across US

Rep. Bennie Thompson files civil lawsuit against Trump, Giuliani, and two far-right groups

Myanmar miitary files new charges against deposed civilian leader

Tribune Publishing sells remaining stake to hedge fund Alden

NY AG files worker protection lawsuit against Amazon

US retail sales increase 5% in January

Biden administration extends foreclosure moratorium

New WTO director makes history

Jaguar announces plans to become all-electric by 2025

ACA healthcare marketplace reopens for special enrollment

Pelosi calls for independent commission to investigate Capitol attack

Parler announces plans to resume service

Rocket attack in Iraq kills one, injurs eight

US COVID cases reach lowest point since October

WHO approves AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine

Winter storm in Texas leaves 4M without power

Over 150M Americans under winter storm advisories

Toyota announces three new EVs

7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes in Japan

Australian news company forms partnership with Google ahead of new legislation

Mario Draghi sworn in as Italian PM

Biden administration announces intention to close Guantanamo Bay prison

Myanmar protests continue, prompting military countermeasures

CDC releases guidelines to reopen schools

Senate acquits Trump

Disney plus reaches 95M subscribers

Taylor Swift releases re-recorded music after dispute over master recordings

Tokyo Olympics head resigns

Department of Energy launches energy technology funding

BNY Mellon announces digital asset platform

Bumble surges in IPO

Senate impeachment trial continues with Trump defense

US government to secure 600M vaccine doses by July

CBO projects second-highest federal budget deficit on record

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces 2021 nominees

TikTok sale reportedly put on hold

Arguments begin in Senate impeachment trial

Facebook announces test related to political content

President Biden has first call with Xi since taking office

GA District Attorney launches election-related investigation

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