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Bernie Sanders, acknowledging 'narrow path' to nomination, continues to push agenda amid pandemic

From his home in Burlington, Vermont early Tuesday morning, in a remote interview with a comedian stationed 250 miles away, Sen. Bernie Sanders made an unusual concession. "There is a path," Sanders, I-Vt., told Seth Meyers, when asked in an appearance on "Late Night" about his chances to win the Democratic presidential nomination, before continuing. "It is admittedly a narrow path.". Sanders’ presidential bid exists, as with much of society's ... Full story

If your kids are bouncing off the walls already, we’ve got a few ideas

TLDR: Keeping the kids busy during all this time indoors isn’t always easy — so these fun, yet educational options may just be the life-saver you need right now. When men and women become parents, they don’t usually assume they’ll also need to be a full-time accredited education professional to get their youngster through their primary learning years. However, few of us foresaw anything quite like COVID-19, home sequestration and closed schools ... Full story

Oh the humanity! Truck carrying toilet paper crashes and burns in Texas: reports

Any other time a story about truck crashing and losing its load might not be newsworthy. This truck, however, was hauling a load of toilet paper to San Antonio, Texas. During the coronavirus pandemic, toilet paper has become scarce. Stores have resorted to limiting how many rolls a person may purchase at a time. The truck crashed when the driver fell asleep at the wheel, according to a report from CBSDFW.com. The station reported the truck ... Full story

Little girl gets beloved dog toy back from Va. hotel, along with photos of him living his best life

A Virginia family is sharing a heartwarming story about a lost stuffed toy dog named Ruff Ruff and praising a hotel staff for its actions. According to the Washington Post, Allison and Kristofer Kuykendall had traveled to Richmond, Va., for a soccer tournament in early March. They stayed at a Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. After leaving, they discovered their 2-year-old daughter’s favorite stuffed animal, a dog named Ruff Ruff, was missing. ... Full story

Coronavirus turns once-busy Pa. airport into parking lot jammed with idled jetliners

The coronavirus has grounded so many flights, an entire runway at a once-busy Pa. airport has become a parking lot for nearly 100 jetliners that are going nowhere fast. The incredible scene of idled air travel can be witnessed at the Pittsburgh International Airport, which is crowded not with travelers, but rather with parked jets, as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and KDKA-TV report. The newspaper reports nearly all of the 96 jets parked at ... Full story

3 outdoor activities to enjoy in a closed ski resort Luxury Travel Blog : A Luxury Travel Blog

We find ourselves in unchartered territory as Coronavirus tightens its global grip. For those that have made their way to a ski destination or indeed live in one, we can only look on as many of the resorts close and cease to spin their lifts. In an effort to glean something positive from this, there are fortunately still some sporting actives that we can enjoy – whilst maintaining safe social distancing and without placing ourselves at risk. ... Full story

the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa in World War II - pennlive.com

On Easter Sunday, April 1, 1945, more than 180,000 U.S. Army and Marine Corps troops descended on the island of Okinawa. The goal of “Operation Iceberg” was to occupy the Ryukyu Islands in Japan. On April 10, 1945, the Associated Press wrote, ”On the southern Okinawa front where Naha, the capital, and its airfields are the objective, a flaming duel of big guns was under way. The Japanese were throwing concentrated artillery and mortar fire into ... Full story

Massachusetts Democrats cancel state convention, endorse Markey for Senate

All that matters in 90 seconds. The Massachusetts Democratic Party announced Monday it plans to cancel the 2020 state nominating convention because of the COVID-19 pandemic and will give Senator Ed Markey the state party's endorsement going into the September 1 primary. The party also agreed that Joe Kennedy III would reach the 15% threshold necessary to appear on the ballot. "While it is unfortunate that the current circumstances do not allow ... Full story

Oil price collapses to lowest level for 18 years

The price of oil has sunk to levels not seen since 2002 as demand for crude collapses amid the coronavirus pandemic. Brent crude fell to $22.58 a barrel at one point on Monday, its lowest level since November 2002. Meanwhile the price of US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell below $20 a barrel and close to an 18-year low. Oil prices have fallen by more than half during the past month as companies cut back or close production. In addition to the ... Full story

Coronavirus: Number of UK deaths rises above 1,000 News

The number of people to have died with the coronavirus in the UK has reached 1,019. The latest government figures on Saturday showed there were another 260 deaths in the UK in a day, up from 759 on Friday. There are now 17,089 confirmed cases in the UK. It comes as the government said it was ramping up testing for frontline hospital staff who have symptoms, or who live with people who have symptoms. Critical care doctors and nurses will be ... Full story

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