Your daily look at nonvirus stories in the news:
1. BIDEN DENIES EX-STAFFER’S SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATION – In his first public comment on the allegation, Biden said the accusation isn’t true. “This never happened.”
2. ‘EVERYONE’S WATCHING’ To see who will be Joe Biden’s running mate, with Amy Klobuchar, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Gretchen Whitmer and Stacey Abrams believed to be potential picks.
3. WATCHDOG: US NIXES TALIBAN ATTACKS DATA Washington is eager for the U.S.-Taliban agreement to be viewed as successful so that Trump can meet his commitments on pulling troops out of Afghanistan.
4. START YOUR ENGINES NASCAR will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina and then race three more times in a 10-day span.
5. MEET WYATT MORGAN COOPER CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is a father and he named his infant son after his dad who died when Cooper was 10.