Sanders ends White House bid, clears way for Biden’s nomination

The exit by Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 78-year-old democratic socialist from Vermont, marked the close of a roller-coaster primary race. The move came after decisive losses to Joe Biden and the novel coronavirus pandemic that halted all traditional forms of campaigning.

Coronavirus has killed hundreds of Americans under 50, Post analysis finds

These deaths show the fact that, while the novel coronavirus might be most threatening to the old and compromised, no one is immune.
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As covid-19 cases mount, flight attendants grow increasingly fearful of flying

The deaths of an American Airlines flight attendant last month and one at JetBlue, announced Monday, are reminders of the risks they face.

In video obtained by The Post, federal official blasts big banks over failure to distribute small business loans quickly

Big banks that took “free money" in 2008 are now turning their backs on small businesses, a high-level official from the Small Business Administration said.

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Read between the lines of Tom Brady’s Players’ Tribune essay: He’s unhappy with Bill Belichick

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