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  • Hey, Senate—Time to pass human-trafficking law Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:09 PM ET

    Passing a human-trafficking law should be a no-brainer. And yet, this one is still hung up in the Senate. Time to set aside politics and get it done.

  • Olivia Newton-John on wellness Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:46 AM ET
    Olivia Newton-John on wellness

    Olivia Newton-John, singer and philanthropist, discusses her Cancer and Wellness Centre and her experience as a cancer survivor.

  • How more maternity leave could save firms billions Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 2:10 PM ET

    An executive at Vodafone talks to CNBC about the drivers behind the mobile giant's radical new global maternity leave policy.

  • Sherman shocks Cramer for 10th Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks.

    For Mad Money's 10th anniversary week, Jim Cramer's staff surprises Jim with a mystery guest - a hero of his and a legend on the football field.

  • Homeless teens at greater risk of sex trafficking Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:52 PM ET
    Homeless New York

    A recent survey by Covenant House reveals some shocking results about how many homeless teens have been victims of sex trafficking.

  • NCAA tourney run can bring billions (with a 'B') Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:27 PM ET
    UConn star Rebecca Lobo, center, raises the NCAA trophy after winning the finals against the University of Tennessee, Minneapolis, MN, April 1995.

    Cinderella teams that go deep into the NCAA basketball tournament can reap serious riches for their schools.

  • Melinda Gates: Closing the workforce gender gaps Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:14 AM ET
    Melinda Gates

    Philanthropist Melinda Gates also tells CNBC women around the world need to be encouraged to participate in the workforce at the same rate as men.

  • Rangers star looks to raise $100K with 'The Mask' Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    A goalie mask designed by Don Blanton for the New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist.

    The star goalie for the New York Rangers has begun wearing custom game masks that he is auctioning off to support charity causes.

  • Henrik Lundqvist's 'The Mask' Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 8:49 AM ET
    Henrik Lundqvist's The Mask

    New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is raising money to support children's charties by auctioning of his goalie masks.

  • A Warren Buffett move many boomers are following Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Last Will and Testament

    Warren Buffett is leaving his billions to charity, and many boomers are following suit to avoid turning their kids into rich loafers.

  • Ex-HHS official Shalala to lead Clinton Foundation Saturday, 7 Mar 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the CGI 2014 annual meeting in New York.

    Former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala has been tapped to run the Clinton Foundation as Hillary Clinton prepares for her 2016 presidential bid.

  • CG CEO's patriotic philanthropy Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:58 AM ET
    CG CEO's patriotic philanthropy

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group co-CEO, discusses how "Patriot Givings" is preserving history one landmark at a time.

  • Are the 1% really just like the rest of us? Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 12:53 PM ET
    Wealth 1 percent income divide

    A wealth management CEO told CNBC that the rich are more than just the sum of their lavish homes, luxury vehicles and large bank accounts.

  • How generous are we, really? Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    Growing confidence in the global economic recovery is helping to boost charitable donations, according to the latest study.

  • Hillary in 2016? Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 8:10 AM ET
    Hillary in 2016?

    Discussing foreign contributions to the Clinton Foundation, with Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative co-founder, and Steve Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman.

  • $20 million gift to St. Jude Children's Hospital Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:52 AM ET
    $20 million gift to St. Jude Children's Hospital

    Eric Trump of The Trump Organization discusses his decision to give $20 million to St. Jude Children's Hospital to open a state of the art surgery and ICU facility.

  • Princeton receives largest donation in its history Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    In a 2002 file photo, William H. Scheide opens one of the first four editions of the Bible ever printed, which he has loaned to the Scheide Library at the Firestone Library at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J.

    Princeton University received nearly $300 million worth of rare books and manuscripts, marking the largest donation in the school's history.

  • Homeless kids count. Count them correctly Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 4:46 PM ET
    Vigil in Times Square before the Covenant House's Sleep Out to benefit homeless youth in November 2014.

    It's time to pass legislation that counts homeless kids correctly so they can get the help they need, says Covenant House President Kevin Ryan.

  • Can an app fix America's $165B food waste problem? Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 12:28 PM ET
    Richard and Roger Gordon are hoping their business, Food Cowboy, can help eliminate some of the billions of dollars of food that is wasted each year.

    Food Cowboy is a start-up looking to redirect the fate of rejected food, not only to end hunger but to save distributors and restaurants money.

  • Here's how a janitor amassed an $8M fortune Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 6:44 PM ET
    In this December 2011 photo, Connie Howe pours coffee for Ronald Read, left, and Dave Smith during the Charlie Slate Memorial Christmas breakfast at the American Legion in Brattleboro, Vt.

    A Vermont gas station attendant and janitor, invested in recognizable names when he amassed an $8 million fortune, his attorney said.

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