Philanthropic foundations

Britain's Prince William, left, and Prince Harry, centre, are introduced to a character from the film upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in London, Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2017. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
December 12, 2017 - 2:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Prince Harry joined the cast of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" at the film's European premiere Tuesday, delighting fans who braved the London cold for a glimpse of Hollywood stars and British royalty. But cast and crew were silent on reports that the royal siblings make...
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November 20, 2017 - 6:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump sharply increased the amount of money he gave away through his foundation last year as the charity drew scrutiny during the campaign. A 2016 tax return posted on the nonprofit monitoring website GuideStar shows that the Donald J. Trump Foundation gave away $3...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2015, file photo, comedian Jon Stewart performs at the 9th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event, in New York. Stewart, John Oliver, Trevor Noah, Conan O'Brien and Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at the annual fundraiser for the Bob Woodruff Foundation on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
November 08, 2017 - 12:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Some top comedians — including John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O'Brien — helped raise money for military veterans Tuesday night at a raucous event at Madison Square Garden in which many of the best barbs were hurled at the current commander in chief. "It's a strange...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2017, file photo, Elton John arrives at Elton John's 70th Birthday and 50-Year Songwriting Partnership with Bernie Taupin celebration in Los Angeles. The Elton John AIDS Foundation announced Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, that John will be awarded the Harvard Foundation’s Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award Nov. 6 in recognition of his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and AIDS. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 24, 2017 - 11:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John will receive an award from Harvard University next month for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and AIDS. The Elton John AIDS Foundation announced Tuesday that the 70-year-old singer will be awarded the Harvard Foundation's Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award on Nov. 6...
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President Donald Trump's image is seen projected on a screen as he speaks at the Heritage Foundation's annual President's Club meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 17, 2017 - 9:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took his tax sales pitch to a conservative think tank Tuesday evening, arguing his plan would be a boon to the economy, boosting growth and jobs. "Let's give our country the best Christmas present of all: massive tax relief," Trump told the annual meeting of...
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October 12, 2017 - 12:47 pm
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania county is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the image of a large Christian cross on the county's flag and seal is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion. Lehigh County Commissioners voted Wednesday to appeal the ruling last month stemming from lawsuit...
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October 12, 2017 - 8:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorker staff writers Philip Gourevitch and George Packer are among eight recipients of $40,000 grants to help with the completion of nonfiction books. Others being given Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grants include poet-critic Meghan O'Rourke, art critic and curator Michael...
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October 05, 2017 - 6:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators have raided the homes of at least five people working for an exiled oligarch, in connection with a decades-old dispute over what was once the country's largest oil producer. In a statement, the Investigative Committee said that the Thursday morning raid relates...
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September 28, 2017 - 6:25 pm
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the image of a large Christian cross on the flag and seal of a Pennsylvania county is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion. Judge Edward Smith ruled Thursday against Lehigh County in a suit filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation and...
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Minnesota Lynx's Jia Perkins, center, shoots as Los Angeles Sparks' Chelsea Gray defends during the first half of Game 2 in the WNBA basketball finals Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 28, 2017 - 2:21 am
Chelsea Gray was driving to lunch with a Los Angeles Sparks teammate last year when she noticed a large number of homeless children near where she was going to eat. The guard wanted to help them, so she partnered with HavASole , a group that works with at-risk youth and the homeless, and donated...
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