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Russian-born Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin donates $1 BILLION in crypto to pandemic-hit India

Russian-born Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin donates $1 BILLION in crypto to pandemic-hit India

21 hours ago   |   RT

In a major philanthropy move, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated $1.5 billion worth of cryptocurrencies to several non-profit organizations. The giveaway includes $1...
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A Soaring Arts Scene in Los Angeles Confronts a Changing Landscape

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Its cultural institutions, buffeted by the pandemic, will have to recover without the help of Eli Broad, the transformational benefactor who died last month.
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Donations to India Get Blocked by Modi's Tough New Rules

2 days ago   |   NY Times

International donors are raising millions, but the Modi administration has erected hurdles for overseas organizations and guided money toward officially endorsed groups.
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Bill and Melinda Gates waited until their youngest daughter turned 18 before they announced divorce, reports say

Bill and Melinda Gates waited until their youngest daughter turned 18 before they announced divorce, reports say

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement New details have emerged about the timing of the divorce of one of the world's richest couples, Bill and Melinda Gates. The pair, who were married for 27...
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The Separate Worlds of Bill and Melinda Gates

6 days ago   |   NY Times

They built an empire that was essential in the pandemic. Now, their impending divorce makes personal a shift that confidants say was well underway in their philanthropic roles.
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Sandra Bernhard Talks to Her Neighborhood Trees

6 days ago   |   NY Times

And how Thelma Golden and Isaac Mizrahi have stayed sane and creative during the pandemic.
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What the Gates Divorce Means for the Gates Foundation

9 days ago   |   NY Times

The end of one marriage has implications for the 1,600 staff members who direct $5 billion in annual grants to 135 countries.
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Why Would a Long-Term Couple Like Bill and Melinda Gates Get Divorced? Here's What Marriage Therapists Say

Why Would a Long-Term Couple Like Bill and Melinda Gates Get Divorced? Here's What Marriage Therapists Say

9 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

To the wider world, Bill and Melinda Gates have always appeared to be the Mazda of married couples: not very glamorous, but very reliable and unlikely to break down. So when...
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Bill and Melinda Gates' Divorce Has a Lot at Stake

10 days ago   |   NY Times

The split of Bill and Melinda Gates raises questions about the fate of their vast fortune.
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Bill Gates recently said one of his biggest regrets was not thanking Melinda more during their marriage

Bill Gates recently said one of his biggest regrets was not thanking Melinda more during their marriage

10 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they are separating after 27 years of marriage. They announced their divorce with separate statements posted...
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Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been... Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said... Read more ...

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Republicans are ready to vault New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of the party's House leadership. Read more ...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC dropped its mandate for vaccinated people

Summary List Placement Jill Biden joked that she felt "naked" not wearing a face mask after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped its mask mandate for fully... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

The Massachusetts indoor mask mandate remains in effect Friday as state officials evaluate new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say those fully... Read more ...

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

SEATTLE - Zach Plesac came within six outs of ending Cleveland's 40-year no-hitter drought, keeping the Seattle Mariners hitless into the eighth inning of the Indians' 4-2 win... Read more ...

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

Top Mariners prospects Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert made their MLB debuts Thursday night against Cleveland. Here's how they fared in their first action. Read more ...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid hackers $4mn+ in ransom to resolve gas supply crisis

US President Joe Biden refused to say whether he was aware Colonial Pipeline paid more than $4 million to hackers after a major cyber attack crippled the company's operations... Read more ...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor settings

Metro infectious disease experts, businesses respond to the news Read more ...