- Harvard gets biggest gift ever: $400M from Wall Street alum Updated: Jun-03-15 4:52 pm
BOSTON - Harvard has received its biggest gift in school history - a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund billionaire and alumnus John Paulson, the university said Wednesday.
- RISD announces that it will divest from fossil fuels Updated: Jun-03-15 3:54 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island School of Design has announced that it will divest from fossil fuels.
- Officials announce giant industrial park in Sioux Falls area Updated: Jun-02-15 7:07 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The largest industrial park in South Dakota's history will span more than 800 acres in the northwest area of Sioux Falls and has already attracted a roughly $70 million business facility, officials involved in the project said Tuesday when they announced the development.
- Survey: Most Americans with disabilities 'striving to work' Updated: Jun-02-15 12:17 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - More than two-thirds of American adults with disabilities are "striving to work," according to a national employment survey being released just before the landmark legislation protecting their rights turns 25.
- Prince Charles launches foundation to support rural life Updated: Jun-02-15 5:53 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Britain's Prince Charles has long been enamored of Romania's rural traditions and now he's set up a foundation to protect and promote them.
- Virginia School of Law dean will step down next summer Updated: Jun-02-15 3:10 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - The dean of the University of Virginia's School of Law is stepping down next summer.
- Jim Kelly upbeat in return to host charitable golf tourney Updated: Jun-01-15 6:01 pm
BATAVIA, New York - Walking past a stationary football target positioned off a tee box at his own charitable golf tournament, Jim Kelly couldn't resist a chance to test his arm.
- Bids for private lunch with Warren Buffett top $1 million Updated: Jun-01-15 4:24 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The price of a private lunch with Warren Buffett is already over $1 million, and the online auction continues all week.
- State awards more than $200,000 to agricultural groups Updated: May-31-15 2:58 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Food Policy Council have awarded more than $200,000 to organizations that support local agriculture and seafood.
- Bidding window opens for annual Buffett lunch auction Updated: May-31-15 10:32 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Billionaire Warren Buffett will again try to sell the world's most expensive lunch this week to raise money for a San Francisco charity that helps the poor and homeless.
- Sweet Briar College closure faces Supreme Court of Va. test Updated: May-30-15 7:34 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The battle to keep Sweet Briar College open is headed to the Supreme Court of Virginia amid a spirited campaign to reverse the decision to close the women's college.
- Tom Brady attends Best Buddies charity event on Cape Cod Updated: May-30-15 6:58 pm
HYANNIS, Massachusetts - Tom Brady got cheers and some "free Tom Brady" chants at the 16th annual Best Buddies Challenge on Cape Cod on Saturday, but he didn't have any comments for reporters.
- Donation for police body cameras in Waukee, Des Moines Updated: May-30-15 4:46 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - An Iowa trucking company founder's donation of nearly $140,000 will go to help outfit Des Moines and Waukee police with body cameras.
- Bengals' Devon Still asks for prayers for sick daughter Updated: May-30-15 2:27 pm
- Shaved ice truck offers Iowans cold, sweet treats Updated: May-30-15 10:49 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Even on a cold, rainy spring day, the Kona Ice truck beckons.
- Food banks to urge NY Legislature to increase funding Updated: May-30-15 9:34 am
ALBANY, New York - Food banks in New York state are urging state officials to increase funding for anti-hunger programs, saying that while donations are down the demand for food is up.
- Man accused of defrauding science foundation gets probation Updated: May-29-15 4:43 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A western South Dakota man convicted of creating a phony research company to bilk the National Science Foundation out of $100,000 won't have to spend time in prison but has been ordered to repay the money.
- Bill Clinton: Foundation remains a nonpartisan charity Updated: May-29-15 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Former President Bill Clinton is defending the work of his global foundation, telling donors it remains a nonpartisan philanthropy and likening recent critiques of the charity to political attacks.
- Scholarship awarded to seniors after student's tragic death Updated: May-29-15 1:46 pm
MARIETTA, Georgia - It was an emotional morning at Lassiter High School on May 11 as a mother awarded 11 scholarships in the name of her daughter who died in a car crash nine years ago.
- Nashville event seeks to support, improve public schools Updated: May-29-15 4:05 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Nashville Public Education Foundation is hosting an event on Saturday to discuss ways to support and improve public schools.
- Bankruptcy judge 'deeply concerned' about unfunded pensions Updated: May-28-15 6:44 pm
MACKINAC ISLAND, Michigan - The federal judge who oversaw Detroit's historic bankruptcy case said Thursday he is "deeply concerned" about unfunded pension liabilities in other Michigan municipalities and they should consider transitioning to 401(k) retirement plans for employees.
- Chobani CEO pledges to donate most of wealth Updated: May-28-15 10:56 am
NEW YORK - Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya says he will join some of the world's richest individuals in pledging to give away at least half his wealth, which has been estimated at $1.41 billion.
- Lafayette students raise money for Abraham Lincoln plaque Updated: May-28-15 7:53 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Junior high school students have raised more than $3,000 with hopes of installing a plaque to commemorate Abraham Lincoln stopping in Lafayette on the way to his inauguration in Washington.
- Ferris State alumni donate $1.5M to pharmacy school Updated: May-28-15 6:41 am
BIG RAPIDS, Michigan - Ferris State University says two alumni have given $1.5 million to the Big Rapids school and its College of Pharmacy.
- EXCHANGE: Volunteers donate hair to help children get wigs Updated: May-28-15 6:29 am
QUINCY, Illinois - Six-year-old Beijah Sowards felt bad when she learned some kids her age were losing their hair because of illnesses.