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Bernie Sanders Endorses Ex-Rival Joe Biden For President During Joint Livestream

In a joint livestream on Monday, Senator Bernie Sanders officially endorsed former vice-president Joe Biden for president. Sanders said, “Today, I am asking all Americans, I’m asking every Democrat, I’m asking every independent, I’m asking a lot of Republicans, to come together in this campaign to support your candidacy, to make certain that we defeat somebody who I believe — and I’m speaking just for myself now — is the most dangerous president in the modern history of this country.” ...Read more

Parts Of U.S. Could Reopen In May As Coronavirus Nears Peak

On Sunday, public health officials discussed the possibility of partially reopening parts of the economy from government-mandated lockdowns as soon as next month, despite U.S. coronavirus infection and death totals continuing to climb. As of Sunday morning, there are more than 530,000 confirmed infections in the United States – accounting for roughly 30% of the more than 1.8 million people infected around the world. More than 20,000 Americans and more than 110,000 people globally have died. ...Read more

New York Sees Highest Single Day Death Toll Despite Reports That Curve Is “Flattening”

The nation’s coronavirus outbreak epicenter logged its single deadliest day yet. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the state had its highest single-day death toll due to COVID-19, with 779 reported Tuesday, but the average number of hospitalizations has decreased over the past couple of days.  Cuomo said Wednesday that dramatic action and social distancing is “making the difference” in the fight against the pandemic. ...Read more

Bernie Sanders Ends His 2020 Presidential Campaign

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race on Wednesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden is now the party’s best chance to defeat President Donald Trump in November. Biden now has a clear path to the nomination, though the end of the primary is overshadowed by the global crisis of the coronavirus pandemic as it spread across the U.S. ...Read more