Philanthropic foundations

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016 file photo, Amal Clooney, left, and George Clooney arrive at the world premiere of "Hail, Caesar!" in Los Angeles. Clooney’s foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday, July 31, 2017, with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee children in Lebanon. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 31, 2017 - 12:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — George Clooney's foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee children in Lebanon. George and Amal...
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Sydney Lang, 16, of Edmonton, Alberta, seated center, poses with cast members from "Teen Wolf" during a meet-and-greet arranged by the Make-A-Wish Foundation on day two of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 21, 2017, in San Diego. Pictured from front row left, Colton Haynes, Shelley Hennig, Charlie Carver, Tyler Posey and Khylin Rhambo, and from back row left are Cody Christian, Linden Ashby, Melissa Ponzio, and Dylan Sprayberry. (AP Photo/Sandy Cohen)
July 21, 2017 - 10:43 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The stars of "Teen Wolf" made a special appearance at Comic-Con Friday for an audience of one. Nine members of the MTV show's cast sat down for a meet-and-greet with 16-year-old super fan Sydney Lang, who came to Comic-Con with her family thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation...
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Chris Paul waves to fans after being introduced as the newest member of the Houston Rockets Friday, July 14, 2017, in Houston. The nine-time All-Star was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers late last month. Joining Paul on stage, from left to right, are Rockets announcer Craig Ackerman, coach Mike D'Antoni and basket hall of fame member Calvin Murphy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 17, 2017 - 6:15 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets are going up for sale. Rockets CEO Tad Brown made the announcement Monday, hours after owner Leslie Alexander made the decision. "It's been my great joy and honor to own the Houston Rockets for the past 24 years," Alexander said in a statement. "I've had the...
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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin speaks at the commemoration for the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon and a gala for his non-profit space education foundation, ShareSpace Foundation, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
July 16, 2017 - 2:11 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forty-eight years after he landed on the moon, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday rolled out a red carpet for the red planet at a star-studded gala at the Kennedy Space Center. Aldrin, 87, commemorated the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon...
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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin speaks at the commemoration for the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon and a gala for his non-profit space education foundation, ShareSpace Foundation, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
July 16, 2017 - 1:27 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forty-eight years after he landed on the moon, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday rolled out a red carpet for the red planet at a star-studded gala at the Kennedy Space Center. Aldrin, 87, commemorated the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the Moon, speaks on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. Aldrin is hosting a gala for his nonprofit space education foundation, ShareSpace Foundation, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The event will raise money and commemorate the 48th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
July 16, 2017 - 12:44 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forty-eight years after he landed on the moon, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday rolled out a red carpet for the red planet at a star-studded gala at the Kennedy Space Center. Aldrin, 87, commemorated the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon...
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World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Ivanka Trump, daughter of the U.S. President Donald Trump attend the Women's Entrepreneur Finance Initiative launch event held in conjunction with the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, July 8, 2017. (Michael Kappeler/Pool Photo via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 9:57 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday the U.S. would contribute $50 million to a new World Bank fund conceived by his daughter that aims to help women entrepreneurs access capital and other support. Ivanka Trump joined World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the sidelines...
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a blacklegged tick - also known as a deer tick. With a bumper crop of blacklegged ticks possible this season, researchers in a Lyme disease-plagued part of New York's Hudson Valley are tackling tick problems across entire neighborhoods with fungal sprays and bait boxes. (CDC via AP)
July 05, 2017 - 1:30 am
RED HOOK, N.Y. (AP) — Maybe it will take a village to fight Lyme disease. Or a bunch of them. With a bumper crop of blacklegged ticks possible this season, researchers in a Lyme disease-plagued part of New York's Hudson Valley are tackling tick problems across entire neighborhoods with fungal...
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FILE - This May 30, 2017 file photo shows 650 5th Avenue in New York. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Lockard on Monday, June 26, 2017 urged a jury to conclude a charity must give up majority ownership the a Manhattan skyscraper, saying it is secretly controlled by Iran. Lockard told New York federal court jurors in closing arguments that testimony proves the Alavi Foundation violated sanctions imposed in 1995.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
June 26, 2017 - 5:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer told jurors Monday that a monthlong trial has revealed the secret long-time owner of a Manhattan skyscraper: Iran. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Lockard expressed confidence that the government had proven through witness testimony, documents and other...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, construction workers chat in front of a billboard for state investment fund 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) at the fund's flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to recover $540 million in assets, including penthouse apartments, paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and a yacht known as the Equanimity, that it says were stolen from Malaysia's troubled sovereign wealth fund, prompting objections from Malaysian officials who said Friday, June 16, 2017 there was no evidence of such crimes. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)
June 16, 2017 - 12:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to recover $540 million in assets, including penthouse apartments, paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and a yacht known as the Equanimity, that it says were stolen from Malaysia's troubled sovereign wealth fund, prompting objections from Malaysian...
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