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  • WASHINGTON, May 7- Americans convicted of fraud and other white-collar crimes gained a new defender on Wednesday as an advocacy group that has long fought strict drug sentences launched a campaign pushing for lighter punishment for financial crimes.

  • NEW YORK, May 1- For actor Edward Norton, the late movie star Paul Newman is a role model, though not only for his work in films. "There is someone who took the silliness of being famous and turned it into something amazing," said Norton, the 44- year-old star of such popular movies as "Primal Fear," "Rounders" and " Fight Club."

  • China labour activist held over online "disturbance" Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 3:16 AM ET

    The move is the latest sign that authorities in China have been shaken by recent labour unrest such as a 2- week strike by workers at Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, a $5.6 billion manufacturer of footwear for Nike Inc, Adidas AG and other international brands.

  • Unemployment rate may drop—but not for new jobs Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:02 PM ET
    A job seeker holds employment papers as she attends the Choice Career Fair on November 7, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.

    The US unemployment rate could fall early next year as cuts throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.

  • Obama cracks down on political nonprofits     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Amid the IRS targeting scandal, the Treasury Department is proposing stricter rules keeping nonprofits from getting tax exemptions. Jay Sekulow, American Center for Law and Justice, says the government is trying to make what they did illegally, legal through the regularity process.

  • Ayatollah's financial empire came from land grabs Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 9:23 AM ET
    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

    A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.

  • Susan Komen CEO Pay Draws Fire as Donations Drop Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:45 PM ET
    Nancy Brinker, Founder, Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

    Months after the Komen Foundation's decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding sparked widespread backlash, the group's CEO still holds her position and received a large raise.

  • A prototype quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the Unmanned Systems Laboratory at the Naval Postgraduate School is tested on Septempter 30, 2011 in Monterey, California.

    As U.S. authorities grapple with how to regulate the use of unarmed drones in U.S. skies, a small network of police, first responders and experts is already flying unmanned aircraft.

  • Helping Those in Need Near You     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:42 AM ET

    Andrew Young and Brad Newman, GiveLocally,net founders, discuss the future of nonprofit giving on the web.

  • Internet Turns UN Telecoms Talks Into Reality Show Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 5:13 PM ET
    Hamadoun Toure, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), speaks during a press conference as Mohamed al-Ghanim, Chairman of the World Conference on International Telecommunication listens on during the final day of the WCIT-12 in Dubai.

    If the 1,500 delegates didn't know how it felt to be on a reality TV show, they do now.

  • Unlocking $100 Trillion of Possibilities     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 7:39 AM ET

    Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation president, discusses job growth in the U.S. and how to unlock opportunities in the "for-profit" markets.

  • Entrepreneurship in Greece, Really?     Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | 6:18 AM ET

    Linda Rottenberg, Endeavor Global CEO, explains why her non-profit organization, which supports start-ups in emerging markets, is betting on Greece.

  • If you’re looking for more than a pure financial return, socially responsible investing may be a great alternative, Tom Ricketts, Incapital CEO and owner of the Chicago Cubs, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

  • US Nonprofits See Slow Economic Recovery Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 9:44 AM ET

    As the first signs of an economic recovery make the news, many of the nation's nonprofit organizations are digging in for another three to four years of financial distress, according to researchers who keep an eye on the charitable world.

  • Nonprofit Organization News Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET