Ginsburg's death draws big surge of donations to Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats raised more than $31 million in the hours after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, demonstrating how the liberal icon's passing and the contentious nominati...

Emmy show will include $2.8M donation to fight child hunger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a $100,000 donation to fight child hunger. The Television Academy announced Friday that each ne...

Wisconsin Democrats' 'Princess Bride' reading raises $4.3M

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats’ fundraiser centered on a star-packed live reading of “The Princess Bride” script raised nearly $4.3 million to help Joe Biden's presidential campaign in the k...

Lawyers: Trump son won't testify in NY probe before election

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son Eric is willing to comply with a subpoena to testify in a New York investigation into the family’s business practice, but only after the Nov. 3 election, t...

Jeannette Belichick, mother of Patriots' coach, dies at 98

Jeannette Belichick, the mother of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, has died. She was 98. Patriots spokesman Stacey James said Belichick died Monday night of natural causes...

Kodak erred with stock grants but review finds actions legal

Shares of Kodak are sharply higher after an independent legal review found that while there were flaws in how Eastman Kodak issued stock option grants to its CEO just before revealing a major developm...

Saint Lucian embassy in Taiwan holds donation ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Saint Lucian embassy on Wednesday (Sept. 16) held a donation ceremony to honor two Taiwanese companies for their contributions to the Caribbean nation. New Taipei-b...

'Not Plan A': Charities are stepping up to pay for elections

DENVER (AP) — As Congress balks, well-funded nonprofits are donating hundreds of millions of dollars to help state and local officials run elections during the pandemic — a sudden infusion of private ...

Friendship between Ireland, tribes lives on in lacrosse

More than 170 years ago, a U.S. tribe did Ireland a solid. The European country has not forgotten it. The Ireland Lacrosse team recently bowed out of the sport’s top international t...

Stars reunite for 'Princess Bride' Democratic fundraiser

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — For those who find it “inconceivable” for President Donald Trump to serve a second term, Wisconsin Democrats offered a star-packed live-streamed script reading of “The Princess Br...

'All gone:' Residents return to burned-out Oregon towns as many West Coast wildfires keep burning

Search-and-rescue teams, with dogs in tow, were deployed across the blackened ruins of southern Oregon towns on Sunday (Sept. 13) as smoldering wildfires still ravaged U.S. Pacific Coast states after ...

49ers pick recipients of social justice grants

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have announced the nine recipients of grants the team is awarding as part of a $1 million commitment to organizations creating social change. ...

City won't waste John Oliver's donation, on 1 condition

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut city won't waste an opportunity to get a sizeable donation from comedian John Oliver about a weeks-long joke pertaining to the name of a sewage plant in the area. ...

Phew! Revolting spit and poo brews shown in Swedish exhibit

MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Desperate for a drink? There is spit-fermented wine, liquor fermented in prison toilets, and a strong Scottish brew served from the mouth of a taxidermied squirrel. ...

Migrants trying to reach Europe pushed to deadly Atlantic

CANARY ISLANDS, Spain (AP) — The only person who wasn’t crying on the boat was 2-year-old Noura. Noura’s mother, Hawa Diabaté, was fleeing her native Ivory Coast to what she believe...