5 things to know today – that aren’t about the virus

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. SANDERS THROWS SUPPORT TO BIDEN: Bernie Sanders is endorsing Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, encouraging his progressive supporters to rally behind the presumptive Democratic nominee in an urgent bid to defeat President Trump.

2. DEADLY STORMS: Strong storms pounding the Deep South have killed at least 30 people in Mississippi and several other states. Dozen of other victims have been pulled from damaged buildings and taken to hospitals.

3. AP INVESTIGATION: CHILD SEX ABUSE ENDEMIC IN PAKISTANI RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS: An investigation by the AP found dozens of police reports alleging child sex abuse by Islamic clerics teaching in religious schools throughout Pakistan.

4. HOW SPORTS CAN ERASE A DISABILITY: Italian synchronized swimmers with Down syndrome are promoting their sport for inclusion in the Paralympics.

5. ‘TROLLS’ AT THE TOP: “Trolls World Tour” is the biggest digital debut of all time. Universal Pictures says the animated sequel featuring the voices of Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick is No. 1 on all the major platforms, including Apple, Amazon and Comcast.

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