June 2021

“Warner Bros. Discovery” to be name of new media company after merger

2021 Pulitzer Prize winners announced

376k people file for unemployment

47th G7 summit kicks off in England

AG Garland calls for strengthened policies related to Congressional documents

AMC, Blackberry, and other meme stocks surge

Apple kicks off WWDC

At least 160 people killed in Burkina Faso

Bidder wins Blue Origin spaceflight seat

Biden administration to invest $3 billion in antivirals

Biden and Putin set to meet

Biden begins first trip abroad

Biden meets Putin at summit in Geneva

Biden reverses and replaces TikTok, WeChat orders

Biden signs Juneteenth act into law

Biden signs an executive order banning US investment in 59 Chinese firms

Biden unveils measures to accelerate Covid-19 vaccinations

Bipartisan group of Senators proposes new infrastructure package

CDC eases travel guidelines

CO2 peaks in May at 50 percent above pre-industrial levels

CPI increases five percent year-over-year in May

California lifts restrictions

China to allow couples to have up to three children

Churchill Downs suspends racehorse trainer Bob Baffert

Cyberattack hits world’s largest meat supplier

DOJ Inspector General launches review

DOJ seizes Bitcoin from Colonial Pipeline ransom

DOJ sues to block Aon Willis acquisition

Department of Education relieves student loan debt for ITT students

Didi Chuxing files to go public

Djokovic wins French Open for 19th Grand Slam

E3 gaming conference kicks off

EU and UK launch formal antitrust investigations into Facebook

Education Department clarifies stance on Title IX protections

El Salvador makes Bitcoin legal tender

Etsy announces $1.6B acquisition of Depop

FDA approves new Alzheimer's drug

Facebook says Trump suspension will last two years

Fed to raise rates in 2023

Federal authorities investigating origins of wealthy Americans' tax report

Federal judge blocks Biden administration suspension on oil and gas leases

Federal judge overturns CA assault weapon ban

Florida Governor signs transgender-related sports bill into law

Fortune releases annual list of the 500 largest US companies

French Open concludes this weekend

G7 finance ministers agree to global minimum corporate tax rate

G7 leaders pledge 1B vaccines

GM increases EV and AV spend target

Global sting operation leads to over 800 arrests

Google agrees to antitrust settlement in France

Google opens first permanent retail store

Harris delivers remarks in Guatemala

Heat waves hit Western US

Hong Kong police arrest organizer of annual candlelight vigil

House votes to remove 2002 war powers resolution

Interior Department suspends oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Iran’s largest navy ship sinks in Gulf of Oman

Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza

Israeli opposition party reach deal to form a unity government

Israeli parliament approves new government

JBS confirms ransom payment

Key right-wing Israeli opposition party backs plan to form a unity government

Lina Khan confirmed as FTC chair

Lordstown executives resign

Lordstown says it does not have enough cash for commercial production

MacKenzie Scott announces new donations

Microsoft announces new Xbox features

Myanmar military announces new charges

Myanmar trial begins

NASA announces two new missions to Venus

NATO issues statement following summit

Naomi Osaka withdraws from the French Open

Nigeria blocks Twitter

Novavax announces coronavirus vaccine results

Nubank raises new capital

Paramount's "A Quiet Place Part II" opened with ~$59M at the box office

President Biden to visit Tusla, Oklahoma in massacre remembrance

Russian court labels Navalny-linked groups as extremist

SCOTUS rules on ACA

SCOTUS rules on Catholic adoption agency

SCOTUS rules on TPS immigrants

Senate Republicans block bill to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 Capitol attack

Senate approves bill making Juneteenth a holiday

Senate passes new technology spending bill

Senate releases report on US Capitol attack

Several websites experience temporary outages

Simone Biles wins record 7th US championship

Spotify launches Greenroom

Supreme Court rejects J&J appeal

TC Energy confirms shutdown of Keystone project

Texas House Democrats walkout to block voting bill

Texas grid operator asks residents to conserve power

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