US | December 2020

California reports first case of new, more transmissible coronavirus variant

USDA and HHS publish dietary guidelines for 2020-2025

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies from complications related to coronavirus

First known case of new coronavirus variant reported in Colorado

NY lawmakers approve eviction moratorium through May 1 of next year

TSA screens 1.3M passengers, reaching highest point during pandemic

EPA announces commercial aircraft emissions standards

FAA announces new drone rules

CDC announces travel requirements for UK air passengers

Authorities identify man responsible for Nashville explosion

President Trump signs COVID relief bill

CDC says 1M Americans have received a Covid-19 vaccine dose; Tennessee joins California as a US outbreak epicenter

President Trump vetoes $740B National Defense Authorization Act

Trump administration reaches deal to buy 100M additional doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

President Trump asks Congress to amend $900B Covid-19 relief bill

President-elect Joe Biden receives Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on live television

Congress passes a $1.4T government funding bill, alongside $900B coronavirus aid package

Congress passes new $900B coronavirus relief package

Details on the SolarWinds cyberattack continued to emerge

FDA grants emergency use authorization for Moderna coronavirus vaccine

Congressional lawmakers agree on new $900B coronavirus relief package

FDA expected to approve Moderna vaccine

FDA grants approval for over-the-counter coronavirus test

Winter Storm Gail to hit US today

FDA signals support for Moderna vaccine

Attorney General Barr to step down next week

US surpasses 300k coronavirus deaths

DHS warns of widespread cyberattack

Senate passes defense spending and government funding bills

FDA grants emergency approval for coronavirus vaccine

FDA expected to approve coronavirus vaccine

Hunter Biden announces tax investigation

House approves stopgap spending bill

Supreme Court rejects challenge to PA election results

US Army fires 14 at Fort Hood

FDA releases documents suggesting Pfizer vaccine meets success criteria

President Trump issues order on AI principles

Department of Education extendes federal student loan forbearance

Biden announces health team

Nearly 85% of California residents now under stay-at-home orders

Federal judge orders Trump administration to restore DACA

Director of National Intelligence publishes opinion article on China

California preemptively announces plans for stay-at-home order

Senate confirms new member of Fed board

CDC updates guidance on coronavirus quarantine length

Barr says that he appointed John Durham as "special counsel" in probe of FBI investigation origins

Lawmakers propose new coronavirus relief package

FCC chair announces plans to resign in January