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Like a biblical plague, locusts swarm East Africa, laying waste to crops and livelihoods 26.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Billions of locusts have swarmed over at least eight East African countries, consuming crops so rapidly that experts fear widespread famine.

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As coronavirus spreads, Orange County to use former juvenile center as homeless shelter 23.3.2020 LA Times: Health

A temporary shelter will be opened at Joplin Youth Center for homeless people who are older but not exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19.

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In the end, Holocaust survivor couldn't outlast virus, becoming Israel's first COVID-19 fatality 23.3.2020 LA Times: Nation

An 88-year-old Holocaust survivor became the first, and so far only, Israeli to die of COVID-19.

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Teenager charged with first-degree murder in death of 64-year-old Lakewood man 20.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Caleb Hasson Brewer is charged as an adult with first-degree murder and attempted robbery in the killing of Robert Steige, according to a statement from First Judicial District Attorney Peter Weir’s office.
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Grand Junction police shoot, kill man who appeared to be armed 18.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Grand Junction police shot and killed a male appearing to be armed with a gun Tuesday night after the suspect allegedly menaced juveniles playing basketball at Orchard Mesa Middle School with a gun and knife, authorities said.
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How the San Francisco Bay Area coronavirus 'shelter in place' order works 17.3.2020 LA Times: Nation

Six of the most populous San Francisco Bay Area counties have issued a shelter-in-place order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Childhood hunger in the US is a solvable problem 13.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
There’s no shortage of food in the country. Here's how one organization is connecting hungry kids to the abundance of food and existing programs previously inaccessible to them.
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Thousands of Foster Children Were Sent Out of State to Mental Health Facilities Where Some Faced Abuse and Neglect 12.3.2020 Mother Jones
This investigation was originally published by ProPublica Illinois and the Chicago Tribune. ProPublica Illinois is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to get weekly updates about our work. The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper that has stood up for its community since 1847. Please subscribe. Across the country, child welfare officials have […]
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Afghans caught between hope and fear over U.S.-Taliban deal 2.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Afghans are caught between hopes and fears over U.S.-Taliban deal

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Who got America to the moon? An unlikely collaboration of Jewish and former Nazi scientists and engineers 1.3.2020 LA Times: Science

In an unlikely collaboration during the Apollo era, NASA was filled with Jewish scientists and a large group of Germans who had worked for Adolf Hitler before and during World War II. That the two groups were able to work side by side suggests a level of reconciliation, or at least acceptance, that would seem a near impossibility in today's fractious social and political climate.

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Q&A: Amy Klobuchar on the difference between talking a good game and getting things done 29.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board talks with Amy Klobuchar about her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Final 2 defendants sentenced in 2019 murder of Cymone Duran 25.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
The final two defendants found guilty last month in the killing of 28-year-old Cymone Duran were sentenced Monday, according to a news release from the First Judicial District Attorney's Office.
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Letters to the Editor: School libraries are key to boosting literacy. Why aren't we improving them? 23.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's outrageous that improving the amount and quality of books in some of California's poorest schools is not part of a settlement regarding literacy.

In Mexico's Guerrero state, slaughter of band members reflects legacy of violence 23.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Chilapa de Alvarez is one of the most lawless areas of Mexico. The roadside slaughter of a band included victims who were members of a vigilante group — which responded by announcing that it had started training children to join the battle.

Man who severely beat his wife sentenced to 23 years in prison 21.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
A 44-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for severely beating his wife, who was divorcing him.
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Aurora proclaims itself “Safest Large City in Colorado,” but is that true? 16.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
The difference in crime rates between Denver, Aurora and Colorado Springs has narrowed in the nearly five years since the city started using the slogan, and the data Aurora used to make the comparison is not a reliable way to compare one city’s crime to another.
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Arvada police investigating fatal shooting of teenage boy 15.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A teenage boy is being held for investigation of manslaughter and recklessly causing the death of another person, according to the Arvada Police Department.
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Trump Isn’t Waging a War on Poverty. He’s Waging a War on Poor People. 14.2.2020 Mother Jones
This week, President Donald Trump released a $4.8 trillion budget proposal that would further decimate the already weakened social safety net. Trump’s plan would make steep cuts to food stamps, Medicaid, housing assistance, and other welfare programs that millions of Americans rely on. But the budget is merely a wish list with no chance of […]
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Klobuchar faces tough questioning in case of juvenile lifer 12.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As voters made their way to the New Hampshire polls, Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar faced pointed questions about her oversight of a high-profile murder case in which a black teen was sentenced to life after a flawed police investigation.
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GOP minority doubling down on anti-LGBTQ efforts in Colorado legislature 11.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
Activists are rallying opposition to a half-dozen bills they say would significantly curb LGBTQ protections in Colorado -- the most such proposals they've seen in a decade.
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