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  • Nader vs. Langone on minimum wage

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports a group of Catholic theologians backed by Ralph Nader has penned a letter to Ken Langone criticizing him and asking his support for a hike in the minimum wage.

  • Weill Cornell's $75M 'precision' gift

    Edward Meyer, Ocean Road Advisers chairman, and Laurie Glimcher, Weill Cornell Medical College dean, discuss the upward trend in philanthropy and how donations provide seed money for innovative research projects and recruit top talent.

  • Wealthy donate big this season

    America's wealthiest philanthropists donated a total of more than $3.4 billion to charity, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. CNBC's Robert Frank and Dominic Chu discuss.

  • Moses Maimonides

    The pope had a good message on the poor but his attack on capitalism was hard to digest. You know who we need now? A Medieval Jewish rabbi.

  • Hilton Garden Inn in Redding, Calif.

    The hotel Santa is the latest in a line of do-gooders whose anonymous actions have come to light.

  • Chen Guangbiao, Chairman of Jiangsu Huangpu Recycling Resources.

    An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times.

  • Bunkers in Bagdad

    Two men are trying to make the holiday less stressful—and more fun—for troops who cannot be home with family by sending sports equipment overseas.

  • Trading for charity

    Stacey Asher founded "Portfolios with Purpose" in 2011. Asher says you can sign up before December 31st.

  • Who is the mystery tipper?

    You could write off the mystery tipper as a novelty in the charity world, but the mega-tipper may, in fact, be part of a trend toward direct giving.

  • Olav Thon, Norway's richest man.

    Marking his exit from his business empire, Norway's richest man, Olav Thon, gifted a charity a 71.9% stake of his company, valued at $1.3 billion.

  • Image of receipt posted on Tipsforjesus Instagram account

    A mysterious diner (or diners) has been leaving giant tips at various restaurants across the U.S., garnering attention across social media platforms.

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