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  • New York, July 18- Lower Manhattan's economy is set to take-off. The massive developments are bringing back jobs lost as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center, which killed 2,753 people. A lot of construction work is still underway in the area, with the noise of drills and heavy equipment reverberating off the high rises around the World Trade Center site.

  • DAPU, China, July 16- After a test showed farmer Zhao Heping's toddler grandson had high levels of lead in his blood two years ago, local officials in China's Hunan province offered the child medicine, he says- and milk.

  • Buffett donates $2.8 bln to Gates, family charities Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    July 15- Warren Buffett this week donated $2.8 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. About 16.6 million shares, worth more than $2.1 billion, went to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which focuses on education, health and poverty problems.

  • The truth about Silicon Valley diversity  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 11:47 AM ET

    Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition president, discusses the lack of diversity in the C-suites at major tech firms in Silicon Valley, and the need to transform leadership teams to mirror the America they rely on as customers.

  • Nintendo pledges to add same-sex option to game Monday, 12 May 2014 | 12:03 PM ET
    Screen image from Nintendo's Tomodachi Life website

    Nintendo is apologizing after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.

  • Mystery $13 billion philanthropists revealed Friday, 9 May 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    A trio of hedge fund managers have secretly directed one of the largest pools of philanthropic capital for years, undetected by design.

  • 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