Philanthropy

Federal appeals court OKs tax-free housing for clergy

Mar 16, 2019

A federal appeals court has ruled that a law giving clergy tax-free housing allowances is constitutional, overturning a ruling in Wisconsin that said it was an unconstitutional benefit

Recovered de Kooning painting back in the spotlight

Mar 15, 2019

More than 30 years after it was stolen from an Arizona museum, a Willem de Kooning painting reportedly worth $100 million is going on display back where it all began

Donors pledge $7B in aid for Syria, refugees

Mar 14, 2019

International donors have pledged around $7 billion in aid for Syria and Syrian refugees who fled the conflict-ravaged country as the civil war enters its ninth year

Feds: Charity funneled millions in college bribery scam

Mar 14, 2019

A charity helped the man accused of masterminding a wide-ranging college admissions scandal funnel millions of dollars in bribes

The Latest: Charity tied to college scam gave $2M in grants

Mar 13, 2019

Tax records show that a California charity accused of funneling money in a national college admissions bribery scheme claimed it gave out $500,000 to the University of Southern California

The Latest: Hospital groups protest cuts in Trump budget

Mar 12, 2019

Hospital groups are objecting strongly to hundreds of billions of dollars in proposed Medicare and Medicaid payment cuts in President Donald Trump's budget

Amid the wreckage, a hunt for keepsakes of tornado victims

Mar 8, 2019

Volunteers helped clear debris-clogged roads and donated money to help pay for the funerals of 23 people killed by a devastating tornado in Alabama, where grieving survivors hunted amid twisted wreckage for keepsakes to help them remember the dead

Iran cleric linked to 1988 mass executions to lead judiciary

Mar 7, 2019

A hard-line cleric once thought to be a possible successor to Iran's supreme leader appears poised to take over as the head of the Islamic Republic's judiciary

Nation's oldest black college has plan to address money woes

Mar 6, 2019

The nation's oldest historically black college, which has struggled with plummeting enrollment and financial woes in recent years, has announced a plan intended to balance the school's budget and lure new, top-tier students

$6.3M raised for synagogue massacre families, survivors

Mar 5, 2019

A $6.3 million fund established in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will primarily be split among the families of the dead and survivors of the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history

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