Philanthropy

Players' Alliance Gets $10 Million From M.L.B. and Union to Build Diversity

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The money is a substantial boost to the 12-week-old group formed by current and former players to increase Black participation at all levels of the sport.
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What it will take to beat COVID: Some clues from our 2020 Change the World list

What it will take to beat COVID: Some clues from our 2020 Change the World list

2 days ago   |   Fortune

The day before the most recent issue of Fortune magazine went to press, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released its 2020 Goalkeepers Report , the philanthropy's latest...
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Ann Getty, Publisher and Bicoastal Arts Patron, Is Dead at 79

6 days ago   |   NY Times

She married into one of the world's richest families but refused to let herself be marginalized as a socialite.
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'Not Plan A': Charities are stepping up to pay for elections

'Not Plan A': Charities are stepping up to pay for elections

6 days ago   |   KMBC

Philanthropy is stepping in to fund U.S. elections during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Twitter Pressured to Give Information on Alleged Saudi Spies

6 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Republicans on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform are pressuring Twitter Inc. to disclose information about a 2015 data breach at the company involving former...
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Jewish Students Aid Owners of Kebab Shop Hit in Synagogue Attack

6 days ago   |   NY Times

The Jewish Student Union in Germany hopes its campaign will help wipe away the stigma of the Yom Kippur attack and send a wider message of solidarity.
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Bernard Tyson's profound impact continues even after his death-through a new social investment fund

7 days ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Bernard Tyson , the celebrated former...
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Bill Gates Sr., Who Guided Billionaire Son's Philanthropy, Dies at 94

8 days ago   |   NY Times   |   5 articles

He channeled support for campaigns to eradicate polio, reduce infant mortality, build schools and help find an AIDS vaccine - among other causes.
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Progressive Donor Susan Sandler to Give $200 Million to Racial Justice Groups

9 days ago   |   NY Times

Her efforts will support organizations trying to build political power in states that are undergoing rapid demographic change.
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Millennial fashion guru Kerby Jean-Raymond is teaming up with Kering to launch a new platform that seeks to revolutionize customer-brand relationships

Millennial fashion guru Kerby Jean-Raymond is teaming up with Kering to launch a new platform that seeks to revolutionize customer-brand relationships

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement On September 10, fashion designer Kerby Jean-Raymond , founder of the label Pyer Moss , launched " Your Friends in New York ," a team-up with luxury...
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'We have officer down': Officer SHOT as gunfire rings out in Louisville amid...

'We have officer down': Officer SHOT as gunfire rings out in Louisville amid protests over Breonna Taylor charges

A police officer in Louisville has been shot amid chaotic protests over the lack of murder charges for the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, with footage from the scene showing... Read more ...

Anger, tears for protesters seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

Anger, tears for protesters seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Angry, confused and shedding tears, demonstrators who spent months calling for justice in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor resumed their protests... Read more ...

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

California would be the first U.S. state with such a rule, though Germany and France are among 15 other countries that have a similar requirement. Read more ...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no evidence of wrongdoing

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama... Read more ...

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say two officers have been shot. Read more ...

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

The youngest player on the floor helped the Miami Heat move a game away from the NBA Finals. Read more ...

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired... Read more ...

Deflategate 2.0? NFL's Tyrod Taylor suffered PUNCTURED LUNG as pre-game...

Deflategate 2.0? NFL's Tyrod Taylor suffered PUNCTURED LUNG as pre-game painkilling injection goes badly wrong

Los Angeles Chargers starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor suffered a punctured lung when his team doctor tried to administer a painkilling injection just seconds before the start... Read more ...

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

"At this time, the Governor feels healthy and is displaying no symptoms, and the First Lady has mild symptoms," his office said. Read more ...

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Read more ...