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  • Auction offers overnight at 'Downton Abbey' Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    A bedroom at the Highclere Castle, Newbury, England.

    Auction house Christie's is offering a night's stay at Highclere Castle, the setting for PBS's period drama Downton Abbey.

  • Dr Pepper Snapple giving back to America's kids  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Larry Young, Dr Pepper Snapple CEO, discusses the company's commitment to educate and encourage the nation's youth.

  • Oracle bridging the digital divide: Chairman  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Jeffrey Henley, Oracle chairman, discusses the company's participation in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education program and its focus to inspire and empower young people in the U.S. We primarily target kids at risk, says Henley.

  • US Peace Corps withdraws volunteers on Ebola scare Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    Samaritan's Purse charity staff put on protective gear at the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital of Monrovia.

    The US Peace Corps said it was withdrawing 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea due to the spreading Ebola virus across West Africa.

  • Nonprofit restaurants: The real soul food Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    A proposed dish for Rooster Soup Co.: “Pastramen” with soy-spiked double chicken broth, short rib pastrami, pickles, rye noodles and a soft-boiled egg.

    Rooster Soup Co. is an upcoming, crowdfunded nonprofit restaurant that will join the new class of eateries with a mission.

  • Don't confuse bull market with brains: Cooperman  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman & CEO, shares his winning investment strategy. The market is finally in a zone of fair and reasonable valuations, says Cooperman.

  • Buffett's gift to Gates Foundation is biggest ever Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 4:47 PM ET
    Bill Gates, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett at a 2006 news conference announcing Buffett's plans to give billions to the Gates Foundation

    Warren Buffett's annual gift to the Gates Foundation is worth a record $2.1 billion this year, up from $2.0 billion last year.

  • Cal Ripken Jr.'s money saving advice  Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    In 1996, then-Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. was on the American League All-Star team. Prior to the game, the players posed for their team photograph, and after it was taken, the platform on which they were posing buckled, throwing Roberto Hernandez of the Chicago White Sox off balance. While steadying himself, he accidentally hit Ripken in the nose with his forearm, breaking it.Ever the trooper, Ripken simply had his nose reset and went ahead and played the game anyway. If he hadn’t

    Hall of Fame baseball player Cal Ripken Jr., is in the Twin Cities, and speaks about honoring teachers from around the U.S., as well as his best advice for saving money.

  • Zack Brown told CNBC he never thought $10 potato salad campaign would reach $50,000, and counting. Now he vows to use leftover funds for "greater good."

  • Eccentric tycoon's lunch for the homeless backfires Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 5:45 AM ET
    Chen Guangbiao (C), Chairman of Jiangsu Huangpu Recycling Resources Co., Ltd, presents his company's product canned fresh air at Beijing Financial Street on January 30, 2013 in Beijing, China.

    A Chinese tycoon served up a fancy lunch Wednesday to the homeless at a Central Park restaurant, but caught grief from attendees expecting cash.

  • $45 million for a viola? It's a Strad, but... Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    David Aaron Carpenter, the virtuoso violist, holds "The Macdonald" at Sotheby's New York on March 27, 2014.

    An extremely rare Stradivarius viola failed to get the asking price of $45 million, Sotheby's said.

  • Who is Chen Guangbiao?  Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao is in New York City for a charity lunch in Central Park. CNBC's Robert Frank provides insight to Guangbiao's wealth.

  • China's charitable tycoon in NYC  Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Chen Guangbiao's charity lunch in Central Park. Guangbiao is a recycling tycoon, one of the richest people in China, and now says he wants to buy the Wall Street Journal.

  • Gates to grads: 'You can do better than I did' Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    Bill and Melinda Gates at Stanford's graduation ceremony, June 15, 2014

    Bill and Melinda Gates told Stanford graduates an optimistic belief in the power of innovation is needed to tackle the world's social problems.

  • In the $$$: Americans give record amount to charity Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Last year, the U.S. saw a record level of charitable giving, but the pace of growth lagged stock-market gains, a report said.

  • Super model Petra's Happy Hearts Fund  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    Petra Nemcova

    "Happy Hearts Fund" is a non-profit dedicated to rebuilding schools and restoring opportunities to children after experiencing natural disasters. The fund's founder and chair Petra Nemcova, provides insight to its mission.

  • Joe Kernen 'doing Ironman this summer'  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Joe Kernen jokes he plans to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles to complete an Ironman over the course of this summer, to Andrew Messick, Ironman World Triathlon Corp. CEO. Messick provides insight to the sign-up process, and his company's work to promote the best athletes.

  • The Ironman appeal  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:49 AM ET

    Andrew Messick, Ironman World Triathlon Corp. CEO, provides insight to the creation of the Ironman event, and what the lure of the race is.

  • Wall Street helps fund prosthesis  Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Wall Street heavy hitters will help fund the Challenged Athlete Foundation today, which offers wounded veterans and kids the ability to run again on prosthetic legs. CAF triathlete Sarah Reinertsen, provides insight to the costs of prosthetic limbs.

  • New clues on Warren Buffett's mysterious lunch date Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 6:17 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    A few details merge about the mysterious man from Singapore who is giving a charity $2.2 million so he can have lunch with Warren Buffett.

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