Philanthropic foundations

April 24, 2017 - 4:26 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The family of a British-Iranian woman detained in Iran while on a trip with her toddler daughter says all efforts to appeal her five-year prison sentence in court have failed. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation,...
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April 21, 2017 - 6:41 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government has canceled permission for foreign funding for one of the country's main public health organizations, whose donors include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It's the latest move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in cracking down on charities and...
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Washington Post editor Martin Barron, left, joins the paper's staff in congratulating David Fahrenthold, center, upon learning that he won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, for dogged reporting of Donald Trump's philanthropy, in the newsroom of the Washington Post in Washington on Monday, April 10, 2017. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via AP)
April 10, 2017 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for uncovering how police abused eviction rules to oust hundreds of people, mostly poor minorities, from their homes. In a year when the tumultuous presidential campaign dominated U.S. news,...
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March 19, 2017 - 11:36 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Canadian school teacher whose teaching philosophy underscores hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the most-coveted and high-profile awards for teaching excellence. Maggie MacDonnell...
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