April 2021

2020 census results released

45 dead in stampede in Israel

547k people filed for unemployment in US (a 39k weekly decline)

82 killed in fire at hospital in Baghdad

Amazon beats analyst expectations in Q1

Amazon opens first hair salon

Amazon workers vote against union

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies

Apple and Facebook report earnings

Apple announces $430B investment in US

Apple releases new iPads, iMacs

Apple releases privacy update

Apple to reinstate Parler

Arizona Governor issues declaration of emergency

Arkansas Gov. vetoes transgender medical care bill

Arkansas lawmakers override veto, approve transgender youth bill

Baylor defeats Gonzaga in men's championship game

Biden administration announces gun control measures

Biden administration announces new emissions targets

Biden administration announces troop withdrawal

Biden administration leaves refugee cap in place

Biden announces $15 minimum wage for federal contractors

Biden delivers first joint remarks to Congress

Biden delivers remarks on infrastructure plan

Biden to deliver first joint address to Congress

Biden to open vaccine eligibility by April 19

Brookyln Center, MN police chief resigns

CDC advisory panel delays Johnson and Johnson decision

CDC and FDA lift pause recommendation for Johnson and Johnson vaccine

CDC releases new guidelines for fully vaccinated inviduals

CDC releases travel guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals

CPI increases in March, due in part to gas prices

California announces potential recall election for Newsom

Canadian National makes bid for Kansas City Southern

Chadian president dies

Chauvin found guilty on all charges

Chicago officials release bodycam footage of March shooting

Chinese government fines Alibaba

Coinbase begins trading

Coinbase releases Q1 financials

Coinbase set to go public in direct listing

Commerce Department adds 7 Chinese firms to Entity List

Coronavirus cases continue to rise in India

Corporations and executives sign statement on voting rights

Credit Suisse announces $5B of losses related to Archegos

DMX dies at age of 50

DNI releases annual intelligence assessment

DOJ opens investigation into Louisville police department

DOJ opens investigation into Minneapolis Police Department

DoD announces new transgender policies

EU officials provide update on AstraZeneca vaccine

EU proposes new AI regulations

Egypt seizes cargo ship

Epic games raises $1B

European soccer clubs announce formation of Super League

FBI launches civil rights probe

FDA and CDC recommend pausing use of Johnson and Johnson vaccine

FDA announces plan to ban menthol cigarettes

Fed maintains interest rates

Final arguments in Chauvin trial set to begin

Flooding in Indonesia kills over 100

Florida declares state of emergency over wastewater reservoir leak

Florida sues federal government over cruise shutdowns

Former Jordanian crown prince placed under house arrest

Former VP Walter Mondale dies

Four people killed in Southern California shooting

France announces new restrictions

G20 finance leaders meet today

GM to launch all-electric Silverado

GM, Ford cut production due to semiconductor shortage

Global VC funding reaches record in Q1

Google Earth releases timelapse tool

Google and Microsoft report earnings

Grab to go public in $40B SPAC merger

Grand jury charges men with hate crimes over Ahmaud Arbery shooting

Gunman kills eight in Indianapolis

Hacker leaks personal information of over 500M Facebook users

Hideki Matsuyama wins the Masters

House committee opens investigations over sexual misconduct

House votes to grant Washington DC statehood

Humana acquires remaining stake in Kindred

IMF publishes revised global GDP estimates

IRS announces tax credits for covid vaccine days off

India surpasses 200k coronavirus deaths

Indonesian navy submarine missing off coast of Bali

Indy 500 to allow 135k fans

Iran announces plans to increase uranium enrichment

Iran begins enriching uranium to higher purity

Iranian nuclear facility experiences power outage

Jeff Bezos publishes final shareholder letter

Jobless claims reach pandemic-era low

Johnson and Johnson announces issues with vaccine supplier

Johnson and Johnson resumes European vaccine rollout

Johnson and Johnson suspends EU rollout of coronavirus vaccine

Jury deliberations in Chauvin trial begin

Kentucky Derby preview

Kentucky signs bipartisan voting legislation

Kim Potter arrested, charged over Daunte Wright shooting

Lumber prices reach record levels

Lyft sells self-driving car unit to Toyota subsidiary

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