Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is officially suspending his presidential campaign. Sanders ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that former Vice President Joe Biden is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up. The Vermont senator’s announcement makes Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in November.
Responding to the unprecedented shift to remote learning and other challenges to education caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the University of California is temporarily suspending its core admissions requirements for students seeking to enroll.
As the coronavirus crisis deepens, nursing homes and assisted living facilities have become particular areas of concern for public health officials, residents, staff and their loved ones. Because older people and people with underlying health conditions are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19, outbreaks at the facilities can have much more deadly consequences.