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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

NASCAR Suspends Kyle Larson For Using Racial Slur During Virtual Race

On Monday, Kyle Larson was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR for using a racial slur on a livestream during a virtual race. Chip Ganassi Racing also suspended Larson without pay. Larson said there was “no excuse” for his comment and apologized in a video posted on his social media accounts: “I made a mistake and said the word that should never, ever be said,” Larson said. “There is no excuse for that. I wasn’t raised that way. It’s just an awful thing to say. I feel very sorry for my family, my friends, my partners, the NASCAR community and especially the African American community. I understand the damage is probably unrepairable and I own up to that. But I just want to let you all know how sorry I am and I hope everybody is staying safe during these crazy times.” ...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