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Getty to create $10-million COVID-19 relief fund for L.A. arts organizations 3.4.2020 LA Times: Health

J. Paul Getty Trust grants for L.A. arts organizations will range from $25,000 to $200,000. A separate artist fellowship grant will be repurposed to provide support to artists

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9 out of 10 children are out of school worldwide. What now? 2.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Recovery will take years, and other lessons from "education in emergencies" around the world.
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How Kerala rose to the occasion to contain coronavirus cases in this high-risk district 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The control cell at Pathanamthitta has teams for surveillance, psychological support, training and awareness.
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Netizens hit out at Centre over decision to accept foreign aid 2.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The Centre's decision to accept contributions from abroad to PM-CARES fund for fighting COVID-19 has prompted social media users to take potshots at it as Kerala was not allowed to receive foreign aid after the devastating floods in 2018.
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Inside L.A.'s scramble to open shelters and find hotel rooms for coronavirus patients 2.4.2020 LA Times: Health

As L.A. prepares for coronavirus cases, efforts to get homeless people off the streets and to secure hotel rooms for patients are off to an uneven start.

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The Mental Health Effects of Coronavirus Are a “Slow-Motion Disaster” 2.4.2020 Mother Jones
This story is from Columbia Journalism Investigations and the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative media organization in Washington, D.C. In late August 2017, Hurricane Harvey cut through Texas and other southern states, its catastrophic floods affecting millions of Americans. Within a month, Hurricane Irma swept through Florida, and then Hurricane Maria devastated […]
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India needs to realise that Covid-19 is a disaster, not a law-and-order problem 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
We need a framework that allows civil society to aid government efforts.
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Cruise operator Carnival pays high price to get credit investors on board 2.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, said it has raised $6.25 billion by issuing new debt and equity on Wednesday, borrowing at a high cost to weather the economic storm of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Yuvi under fire over call for donation to Afridi’s charity 2.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Yuvi under fire over call for donation to Afridi’s charity
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Q&A: Behind the scenes of The Times' coronavirus tracking effort 2.4.2020 LA Times: Health

How does the Los Angeles Times coronavirus tracker work? The people who built and maintain it explain.

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'It's like we're expendable': Detroit's first responders fall to COVID-19 pandemic 2.4.2020 LA Times: Nation

The homicide captain is dead. The jail commander is dead. The police chief is ill. 'You pretty much gotta kill somebody to get arrested,' a sergeant says.

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Column: Life after coronavirus will never be the same? Let's just see about that 2.4.2020 LA Times: Health

After 9/11, they said irony was dead. After Obama was elected, they said satire was dead. Despite the dire predictions we're hearing amid the coronavirus crisis, our lives will return to normal one day. But our behaviors may change dramatically for a time, but our natures will not.

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On April Fools' Day, Public Enemy reveals Flavor Flav's firing was a hoax 1.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Chuck D says Public Enemy firing Flavor Flav was a hoax intended to send a message. The revelation coincides with today's release of Enemy Radio's new album.

Rain, snow, and even ice: A strong storm eyes Minnesota 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Wednesday remains mostly dry, with only light rain chances. Then a major storm rolls across the state with areas of heavy rain, snow, and ice Thursday and Friday.
Blown out of proportion: Yuvraj Singh reacts to criticism for supporting Shahid Afridi’s foundation 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Yuvraj and Harbhajan Singh were criticised on social media for supporting Pakistan cricketer Afridi’s foundation in the fight against coronavirus.
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Denver weather: No fool, April snow could be on the way 1.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
After a high temperature near 70 degrees on Wednesday, temperatures will plummet on Thursday, giving way to the likelihood of more spring snowfall for the Denver area on Thursday night into Friday.
Blown out proportion: Yuvraj replies to his trolls 1.4.2020 Rediff: Cricket
Yuvraj, along with former teammate Harbhajan Singh, had posted messages calling for donations to Afridi's charity foundation to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The messages triggered an avalanche of criticism from social media users in India, given the frosty political ties between the two countries.
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Olympic flame passed to Fukushima in low-key ceremony 1.4.2020 Rediff: Sports
Tokyo 2020 organisers left the Olympic flame in the hands of Fukushima Prefecture on Wednesday where it will be on display in a lantern for the next month after the Games were postponed for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak. The handover took place at a subdued ceremony at the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima, which was originally set to be the starting point of the torch relay.
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Column: Max Brooks: We've had plans for a crisis like coronavirus for years. Why aren't we using them? 1.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

'We were ready for this. And since the end of the Cold War, we've been dismantling systems because they cost money and we don't want to spend the money.'

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Olympic flame passed to Fukushima during low-key ceremony 1.4.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Tokyo 2020 organisers left the Olympic flame in the hands of Fukushima Prefecture on Wednesday where it will be on display in a lantern for the next month after the Games were postponed for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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