The Latest: Foundation gives $25K to slain firefighter's kin

Mar 23, 2018

The charitable arm of New York City's fire department is donating $25,000 and collecting contributions for the family of a firefighter who died in a blaze on a movie set at a former jazz club.

Correction: Budget Battle-Water Cleanups story

Mar 23, 2018

Correction: Budget Battle-Water Cleanups story

10 emerging writers receive $50,000 Whiting Awards

Mar 22, 2018

Ten emerging writers, a mix of poets, dramatists and fiction and nonfiction authors, have received $50,000 prizes

University of Maine gets $10M gift for engineering building

Mar 20, 2018

The University of Maine received a $10 million gift for its new engineering building

James Patterson donating $2 million to classroom libraries

Mar 19, 2018

James Patterson is stepping up his game: The best-selling author has increased his annual donations for classroom libraries from $1.75 million to $2 million

Leah Pritchett packs NHRA schedule by racing in 3 events

Mar 17, 2018

Leah Pritchett is pulling triple-duty at the NHRA Gatornationals and loving every second of it

The Latest: UN gets $100M for Palestinians but still short

Mar 15, 2018

UN chief warns that cuts to UN Palestinian aid agency risks disaster

South Africa marks centenary of Mandela's 1918 birth

Mar 13, 2018

Nelson Mandela Foundation is preparing events and other initiatives to mark the centenary of the birth of the anti-apartheid leader

Rosa Parks house artist pushes forward, citing free speech

Mar 12, 2018

Artist who turned Detroit house where Rosa Parks lived into art piece says he's working to ensure it's displayed in Rhode Island even after Brown University pulled its support

House Democrat seeks data on Trump firm donation to Treasury

Mar 12, 2018

A senior House Democrat is asking the Trump Organization and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to provide more information on a $151,470 donation the Trump family firm turned over in February to the government


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