May 2021

2020 NBA Hall of Fame class inducted

2020 NBA Hall of Fame class inducted

25 killed in police operation in Brazil

473k people file for unemployment in the US

ATT combines WarnerMedia with Discovery

ATT combines WarnerMedia with Discovery

Acorns to go public via SPAC merger

All but two NFL teams approved for full stadium capacity

Amazon acquires MGM

Amazon wins an appeal over $300M tax order form EU

Apple vs. Epic kicks off

Atlanta-area spa shooter suspect indicted on murder charges

Attorneys general from 44 states urge Facebook to drop plans for “Instagram for Kids”

Belarus diverts flight, arrests journalist

Belgian ISP faces cyberattack

Berkshire Hathaway holds annual meeting

Biden administration announces revised infrastructure proposal

Biden administration announces support for waving vaccine IP

Biden administration increases refugee caps

Biden and Putin to meet in Geneva

Biden announces new vaccination goals

Biden calls for investigation into coronavirus origin

Biden expresses support for ceasefire in Israel and Gaza

Biden set to propose 2022 budget

Biden signs hate crimes bill

Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce

Boeing receives approval for 737 Max electrical fixes

Bombing outside school in Kabul, Afghanistan kills over 60

Bowery Farming raises new capital

Broadway to reopen at full capacity in September

CDC recommends use of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds

CPI increases 4.2% in April

Canadian National agrees to acquire Kansas City Southern

China lands spacecraft on Mars

China lands spacecraft on Mars

Circle K launches beverage subscription

Closing arguments begin in Apple, Epic case

Colonial Pipeline reportedly pays hackers ~$5M ransom

Colonial Pipeline resumes operations

Cryptocurrencies fall

Cyberattack forces closure of a major US fuel pipeline

DC AG sues Amazon

Death toll from Indian cyclone increases

Dutch court orders Shell to cut emissions

EPA proposes new greenhouse gas rule

EU sanctions Belarus

EU to begin lifting travel restrictions

Egypt announces plans to widen and deepen Suez Canal

Ellen DeGeneres announces plans to end daytime talk show

FDA authorizes use of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds

Facebook Oversight Board upholds Trump decision, finds indefinite timeline not appropriate

Fed announces plans to release paper on digital currencies

Federal government expected to announce new cyber regulations

Federal grand jury indictes four former Minneapolis police officers

Federal judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy filing

Federal judge strikes down eviction moratorium

Fidelity launches youth-focused platform

Florida Gov. signs new election law

Florida lifts all remaining coronavirus restrictions

Florida passes social media law

Ford expands EV program

Ford unveils electric F-150

Four astronauts return on SpaceX ship

GM reopens five plants

Gaza militants and Israel exchange series of rocket fire and airstrikes

GenSight Biologics publishes study on partially recovered vision for blind man

Google launches new quantum campus

HCA announces partnership with Google

Half of US adults now fully vaccinated

House Republicans elect Elise Stefanik as the third-ranking Republican

House Republicans vote to remove Liz Cheney from leadership position

House approves COVID-19 Hate Crimes bill

House approves Capitol attack commission

House negotiators reach deal for a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 Capitol attack

IEA publishes report on net-zero emissions by 2050

India reports over 400k new coronaviru cases

India surpasses 20M coronavirus cases

India surpasses 25M coronavirus cases

Indianapolis 500 to be held with 135k fans

Iran temporarily bans crypto mining

Ireland’s health services shut down IT systems in ransomware attack

Israel Gaza conflict continues

Israel and Gaza escalates into a fifth day

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire

Israel-Gaza airstrikes and rocket fire intensify into third day

Israeli police and Palestinian protesters clash outside al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem

Jobless claims decline to 406k

Jobless claims fall below 500k

Jobless claims fall for third consecutive week

Kazan, Russia school shooting kills 9

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit fails a post-race drug test

Major bank CEOs testify

Major retailers lift mask mandates for fully vaccinated people

Major retailers lift mask mandates for fully vaccinated people

Marvel releases details on upcoming film slate

Mass shooting in San Jose, CA leaves nine dead

McDonald’s, Chipotle, and other US restaurants plan to raise wages

Medina Spirit wins Kentucky Derby

Mexico City metro overpass collapses

Microsoft announces plans to retire Internet Explorer

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