Sanders drops out of race, clearing way for Biden

The exit by Sen. Bernie Sanders 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.

Pandemic shows Trump’s resistance to criticism and desire for praise

Examples range from President Trump’s suggestions of keeping aid from states to his refusal to take responsibility for the federal response's shortcomings.

Lawmakers wrestle with Trump’s flouting of independent oversight

The president’s defiance raises questions about whether any safeguards will be effective.
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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.

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

The deaths show that, while the novel coronavirus might be most threatening to the old and compromised, no one is immune.

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