☀ November 18: FDA approves first at-home COVID test, FAA clears 737 Max and Dolly’s donation

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣✔ FDA authorizes first at-home coronavirus test

The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit comes with everything needed to perform a single, at home, prescription molecular diagnostic test for COVID-19. (Courtesy: Lucira Health)

2️⃣✈ FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again

A Boeing 737 MAX jet lands following a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) test flight at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington on June 29, 2020. – US regulators conducted the first a test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX on Monday, a key step in recertifying the jet that has been grounded for more than a year following two fatal crashes. A MAX aircraft took off from Boeing Field in Seattle at 1655 GMT, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson said. (Photo by Jason Redmond / AFP) (Photo by JASON REDMOND/AFP via Getty Images)

3️⃣🗳 President Trump fires head of DHS election security agency


4️⃣💊 Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry


📱 [Trending] this morning

Dolly Parton’s $1 million donation helped fund Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna said preliminary data shows its vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, providing hope amid virus surges in the U.S. and around the world.

US singer Dolly Parton performs onstage during the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on February 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 President-elect Joe Biden will participate in a virtual roundtable with frontline health care workers in Wilmington, Delaware. President Donald Trump has no public events scheduled. He has until 5 p.m. today to submit the $7.9 million estimated cost for a Wisconsin statewide recount and other required paperwork. 

🔴 The 14th annual Stand Up for Heroes comedy benefit for wounded veterans takes place virtually at 9 p.m. EST.

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