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Why Corporations Can No Longer Avoid Politics

10 minutes ago   |   Time

For decades, most companies went to great lengths to avoid opining on social issues. No longer. After a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, in August, the retailer...
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Online fundraiser for bushfire-hit koalas tops $1m Aussie dollars

4 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Donations pour in from nations including the US, France and the UK for Koalas caught up in Australia's deadly bushfires.
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ABC7 and Disney donates $15,000 to East Bay food bank

7 hours ago   |   ABC

With the holiday season upon us, ABC7, and our parent company, Disney, wanted to help by donating $15,000 to the Alameda County Community Food Bank, which serves more than...
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LA's Museum of Contemporary Art to offer free admission after $10 million donation

7 hours ago   |   ABC

The Museum of Contemporary Art announced Wednesday that it will offer free general admission starting early 2020.
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James Wiseman's five-figure donation may be tougher than NCAA suspension

James Wiseman's five-figure donation may be tougher than NCAA suspension

14 hours ago   |   Sporting News

James Wiseman is expected to come into millions of dollars next year. If the NCAA doesn't want to wait that long, then Wiseman might have a tough time satisfying the organization.
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Memphis phenom James Wiseman gets 12-game ban, NCAA charity order

Memphis phenom James Wiseman gets 12-game ban, NCAA charity order

14 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

The NCAA has cleared heralded freshman James Wiseman to return to the basketball court on Jan. 12. Wiseman will sit out a total of 12 games under a decision announced by the...
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Conor McGregor to donate $1 million of Proper No. Twelve sales to first responders

20 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Conor McGregor just made a proper donation. In celebration of the first anniversary of the launch of his whiskey brand, Proper No. Twelve, McGregor, who initially said for...
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Bernie Sanders reaches 4 million donations, thanks in part to automatic monthly giving

20 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Candidates are increasingly using this subscription model to cultivate a low-dollar donor base.
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Amazon tried to remove a Seattle City Councilmember and lost. Here's how she describes taking on and defeating one of the world's biggest companies

Amazon tried to remove a Seattle City Councilmember and lost. Here's how she describes taking on and defeating one of the world's biggest companies

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon spent $1.45 million on lobbying efforts in the recent Seattle City Council election. Amazon's primary target was Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, who has loudly...
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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Facing Fraud, Tax Charges

21 hours ago   |   Time   |   5 articles

The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was charged Wednesday with fraud and tax evasion involving sales of her self-published children's books . An 11-count federal indictment...
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Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, and David Hale, a State Department official are testifying Wednesday evening. Read more ...

Charles Schwab eyes purchase of TD Ameritrade: reports

Charles Schwab eyes purchase of TD Ameritrade: reports

Charles Schwab is in talks to buy TD Ameritrade - a blockbuster brokerage deal that could be announced as early as Thursday, reports said. Schwab, headquartered in San... Read more ...

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency battled it out Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins. Read more ...

With Leonard and George playing, Clippers edge Celtics in OT

With Leonard and George playing, Clippers edge Celtics in OT

LOS ANGELES - Lou Williams scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 42 points in their first game together for the Clippers, and Los Angeles rallied to edge... Read more ...

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

The screenwriter of the film said that when someone suggested Julia Roberts could not play the role, the executive responded, "It was so long ago. No one is going to know the... Read more ...

Colts vs. Texans odds, prediction, betting trends for 'Thursday Night Football'

Colts vs. Texans odds, prediction, betting trends for 'Thursday Night Football'

Here's everything to know about betting on Colts vs. Texans in Week 12, including updated odds, trends and our expert's prediction for "Thursday Night Football." Read more ...

Democratic congressman gets applause for getting Gordon Sondland to say an...

Democratic congressman gets applause for getting Gordon Sondland to say an investigation into the Bidens would benefit Trump

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney won applause during Wednesday's impeachment hearing for a line of questioning that led to US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland saying that a... Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he'll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather for their fifth 2020 primary debate. Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein victims are pressuring Prince Andrew to give evidence to the...

Jeffrey Epstein victims are pressuring Prince Andrew to give evidence to the FBI after his pledge to help investigate his former friend

Lawyers representing the alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein spoke out urging Prince Andrew to offer information to law enforcement in the US about any evidence he may have... Read more ...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted 'nothing' from Ukraine

President Donald Trump is insisting that he wanted "nothing'' from Ukraine and declared that impeachment hearings should be brought to an end. Read more ...