Philanthropy

Forensic teams carry a body near the high rise apartment block that suffered a deadly fire in London, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. A deadly night-time fire raced through a 24-storey apartment tower in London early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 14, 2017 - 2:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London fire (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Neighbors of the London apartment building torched in an inferno have sprung into action to help survivors of the fire, donating clothes, food and water and offering shelter. Churches such as the Roman Catholic St. Francis of...
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In this frame grab from video, a doctor attends to a small girl who was taken ill with suspected food poisoning in the Hassan Sham U2 camp for displaced people located about 20 kilometers (13 miles) east of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Iraq’s health minister, Adila Hamoud, told The Associated Press in Baghdad that 752 people had been taken ill and at least two died after they took part in a Monday night meal to break the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko)
June 13, 2017 - 7:40 am
HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — A mass food poisoning at a camp for the displaced near the northern city of Mosul killed at least two people and sickened over 700, Iraq's health minister said Tuesday, becoming the latest battleground in the crisis engulfing Qatar and a string of other Arab nations...
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In this frame grab from video, a doctor attends to a small girl who was taken ill with suspected food poisoning in the Hassan Sham U2 camp for displaced people located about 20 kilometers (13 miles) east of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Iraq’s health minister, Adila Hamoud, told The Associated Press in Baghdad that 752 people had been taken ill and at least two died after they took part in a Monday night meal to break the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko)
June 13, 2017 - 6:34 am
HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — A mass food poisoning at a camp for the displaced near the northern city of Mosul has killed at least two people and sickened over 700, Iraq's health minister said on Tuesday. The incident quickly became new fodder for a diplomatic dispute between several Arab...
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June 12, 2017 - 10:26 am
DETROIT (AP) — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation on Monday announced projects across the U.S. that will share $5 million as winners of the Knight Cities Challenge. The following is a list of the projects: Aberdeen, South Dakota: The A Place, $35,000, information and assistance center for...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2015 file photo, Noel Gallagher poses for photographers upon arrival at the Q Awards ceremony in London. Gallagher is donating royalties from Oasis’ song “Don’t Look Back In Anger” to the One Love Manchester fund. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
June 07, 2017 - 2:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Noel Gallagher will donate royalties from Oasis' song "Don't Look Back In Anger" to the British Red Cross' One Love Manchester fund, a spokesperson for a benefit concert where the song was performed said Wednesday. A spokesperson for the production companies behind Sunday's...
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FILE - This Nov. 1, 2016, file photo, shows Jerry Seinfeld performing at Stand Up For Heroes in New York. Video shows pop singer Kesha interrupting an interview Seinfeld was doing an interview with a local news reporter ahead of the “Night of Laughter & Song” event at the Kennedy Center Monday, June 5, 2017. The singer wanted a hug from the comedian, but Seinfeld repeatedly declined, backing off and telling her, “no thanks.” (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
June 07, 2017 - 9:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerry Seinfeld is not a hugger and he let Kesha know it before a star-studded charity event in Washington earlier this week. Video shows Kesha interrupting an interview Seinfeld was doing with a local news reporter ahead of the "Night of Laughter & Song" event at the Kennedy...
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June 05, 2017 - 7:12 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is being honored with the Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation is making the announcement Monday at an event at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington D.C. In a video message recorded...
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In this Sunday, June 4, 2017, handout photo provided by Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester, singers Ariana Grande, left, and Miley Cyrus perform at the One Love Manchester tribute concert in Manchester, north western England, Sunday, June 4, 2017. One Love Manchester is raising money for those affected by the bombing at the end of Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester on May 22, 2017. (Dave Hogan via AP)
June 04, 2017 - 10:06 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ariana Grande paid tribute to the city of Manchester, England, on Sunday with an energetic, all-star concert that raised millions for victims of a suicide bombing that tore through her last performance in the city nearly two weeks ago. Grande was emotional and teary-eyed...
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June 04, 2017 - 3:28 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is auctioning off a private lunch in the hopes of raising millions of dollars more for a charity helping the homeless in San Francisco. The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has raised nearly $24 million for the Glide Foundation over the past 17 years...
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In this photo taken on Friday, June 2, 2017 provided by the Manchester Evening News, victim of the Manchester concert blast Lily Harrison hugs singer Ariana Grande during her visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, in Manchester, England. Grande surprised young fans injured in the Manchester Arena attack, hugging the thrilled little girls in their hospital beds as they recovered from injuries sustained in the May 22 suicide bombing. (Manchester Evening News via AP)
June 04, 2017 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — British singer Marcus Mumford held a moment of silence before performing at the Manchester benefit concert Sunday The leader of rock band Mumford & Sons then sang "Timshel" while strumming his guitar at the "One Love Manchester" concert, held at the city's Old Trafford cricket...
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