States cut programs to help poor cool their homes (front page headline)
Oh, that's wonderful! State governments are cutting other programs to make it a priority to assist the poor during this heat wave.
No, that is not what it means.
"SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP)--
Many states hit hardest by the week's searing heat wave have drastically cut or entirely eliminated programs that help poor people pay their electric bills, forcing thousands to go without air conditioning when they need it most."
...and so on.
Oh, I see.