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Alaska Airlines: ‘Our Care is Never Canceled’

Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United States, sends the right message for this moment:

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Covid-19: What can we learn from Japan?

Covid-19 deaths per 100k population as of May 11, 2020: Country Deaths/100k population Belgium 76.23 US 24.66 Japan 0.50 Source: Johns Hopkins Are masks the answer?

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‘Unorthodox’ Author Tells the Story of Her Life and Her Journey to Berlin

In this interview on DW, Deborah Feldman tells the story of her life as an ultra-orthodox Jew and her rejection of Hasidic traditions. Her book, ‘Unorthodox,’ inspired the Netflix series of the same name. What comes through loud and clear in this insightful interview is the ongoing multigenerational trauma of the Holocaust. One of the […]

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Peter Turnley Making Images in NYC During Covid-19 Pandemic

Last year, as Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burned, Leica photographer Peter Turnley was on a flight from Paris to New York. When he arrived in New York to the news, he got right back on a plane and returned to Paris. This year, he’s in New York City making images of the largest pandemic […]

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Putting Hillary in Context

“Hillary” on Hulu includes exclusive interviews with Hillary Rodham Clinton herself, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, friends and journalists. The series provides an inside look of an important public figure. The director, Buffalo native Nanette Burstein, had behind the scenes access to Hillary’s 2016 campaign. Although much in the series is familiar, the inside look is […]

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New York Declares Emergency – NYTimes

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency in New York on Saturday as the state’s number of confirmed cases rose to 76, 11 of them in New York City, the latest of which is an Uber driver. The declaration of emergency will allow the state to speed up the purchasing of supplies and […]

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Coronavirus outbreak already at pandemic levels, Israeli health official warns

The novel coronavirus spreading across the world is already at a “pandemic” stage, a top Israeli health official said Thursday, though world health authorities have held off from declaring a global outbreak. “Although officially the World Health Organization did not yet declare a pandemic, we do feel we are at a pandemic stage,” Asher Shalmon, […]

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Judge Orders Deportation of Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard – The New York Times

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Audiobook: ‘The Liberation of Paris’

The Liberation of Paris is a gripping book that is packed full of interesting details about Nazi-occupied Paris and its last commander Dietrich von Choltitz. At the end of WWII, Adolf Hitler ordered Choltitz to hold Paris, but if that wasn’t possible, to destroy it. Although General Choltitz had been very loyal to Hitler, he […]

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Coronavirus: BA Reducing Flights to US

The New York Times reports that British Airways is cancelling some flights from London to the United States to match reduced demand for flying due to the impact of COVID-19. The slowdown continues. Where is this headed?