Philanthropy

AP Exclusive: Colleges got $60M-plus from OxyContin family

Oct 3, 2019

Prestigious universities accepted at least $60M from family that owns OxyContin maker over past 5 years

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Sep 25, 2019

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

MacArthur Foundation announces $625K genius grant recipients

Sep 25, 2019

A legal scholar who studies cyber harassment, a professor who specializes in the impact of slavery, and a paleoclimatologist who studies global warming are among this year's MacArthur fellows and recipients of genius grants

Paul Simon plants a tree at Hawaii forest preserve on Maui

Aug 19, 2019

Musician Paul Simon visits Hawaii forest to plant tree in area environmentalists attempting to reinvigorate

Bribe or donation? Parent's defense questions the difference

Aug 9, 2019

A parent accused in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme plans to argue that he isn't much different from parents who make donations in the hopes of giving their children an edge in admissions

AP: UN workers accused of fraud, theft in handling Yemen aid

Aug 5, 2019

AP investigation finds some UN aid workers in Yemen accused of corruption involving donated food, medicine and money

Lawmaker wants donors to pay for UConn's exit from AAC

Aug 1, 2019

The top Republican in the Connecticut Senate wants private donors to pick up the cost of UConn's departure from the American Athletic Conference

Unmarked buildings, quiet legal help for accused priests

Jul 29, 2019

For nearly two decades, a small nonprofit group called Opus Bono Sacerdotii has operated has provided money, shelter, transport, legal help and other support to U.S. priests accused of sexual abuse.

A's sign 8-year-old for a day through Make-A-Wish Foundation

Jul 27, 2019

The Oakland Athletics have signed 8-year-old August Wold for a day to grant his dream through the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Ebony and Jet images to be donated after photo archive sale

Jul 26, 2019

The photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines chronicling African American history is set to head to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and other cultural institutions

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