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Larry Young, Dr Pepper Snapple CEO, discusses the company's commitment to educate and encourage the nation's youth.
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.
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.
Rooster Soup Co. is an upcoming, crowdfunded nonprofit restaurant that will join the new class of eateries with a mission.
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.
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.
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."
A Chinese tycoon served up a fancy lunch Wednesday to the homeless at a Central Park restaurant, but caught grief from attendees expecting cash.
An extremely rare Stradivarius viola failed to get the asking price of $45 million, Sotheby's said.
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.
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.
Bill and Melinda Gates told Stanford graduates an optimistic belief in the power of innovation is needed to tackle the world's social problems.
Last year, the U.S. saw a record level of charitable giving, but the pace of growth lagged stock-market gains, a report said.
"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.
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.