"We made the decision to terminate Kimberly and Beck yesterday as soon as we learned of their comments," said Robert Morgan, an iHeartMedia regional president.
Drew Brees apologized, saying his words were insensitive and lacking awareness, after he criticized players who protest racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem. His comments triggered backlash from teammates, Lebron James and others.
Nearly 1.9 million unemployment claims were filed last week, bringing the total to more than 42 million since mid-March. The number of new claims drops slightly each week and more states are continuing to reopen.
The man who recorded the death of Ahmaud Arbery says gunman Travis McMichael used a racial slur after the fatal shooting, according to investigators. McMichael, his father and the man who recorded the video will be tried for murder.
As demonstrations against racial injustice continue across the U.S., police are facing increased scrutiny for violent clashes with protesters, including in Austin, Texas, where a 20-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit with a bean bag, falling and hitting his head.