A set of three unusually well preserved triceratops specimens is unearthed in the U.S. state of Wyoming.
California announces that they will require people to show a proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results in the previous 72 hours to attend any indoor “mega events” with more than 1,000 people beginning from September 20, becoming the first U.S. state to enact these rules.
U.S. President Joe Biden signs a 72-point executive order placing tighter regulations and scrutiny on major corporations in a variety of sectors, including Big Tech companies. Policies outlined include banning non-compete clauses, curbing the ability of manufacturers to restrict the right to repair certain products, granting the Federal Trade Commission the ability to set guidelines on data collection, banning unfair competition practices in online marketplaces, and ordering the Food and Drug Administration to work with states and Native American tribal governments on procuring cheaper medicines from Canada.
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon issues a statewide mask mandate for indoor public spaces, tighter restrictions on gathering sizes, and a reduction in hours for certain businesses. The mask mandate will go into effect on December 9 and will last until January 8.
A black American political candidate "was dragged and set on fire" during his murder in the U.S. state of Mississippi, say his family. The corpse of Marco McMillian was found bruised and burned near a levee on the Mississippi River.
The Los Alamos National Laboratory in the U.S. state of New Mexico is temporarily closed due to a wildfire burning nearby. [http:--www.cnn.com-2011-US-06-27-new.mexico.los.alamos- (CNN)]A state of emergency is declared in Los Alamos County with mandatory evacuations. [http:--www.lamonitor.com-content-los-alamos-county-declares-state-emergency-wait-instructions-evacuate (Los Alamos Monitor)]date=August 2019 A state of emergency is declared in Los Alamos County with mandatory evacuations. [http:--www.lamonitor.com-content-los-alamos-county-declares-state-emergency-wait-instructions-evacuate (Los Alamos Monitor)]date=August 2019