charities and charitable giving

Mormon Church accused of stockpiling billions, avoiding paying taxes

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly referred to as the Mormon Church, responded Tuesday to a recently filed whistleblower complaint that accuses the church of stockpiling $100 billion in accounts intended for charitable works, misleading members and avoiding taxes.

Krispy Kreme to give Holocaust survivors $5M

The family that owns well-known food brands like Krispy Kreme and Panera Bread announced a multi-million dollar charity donation after an investigation revealed that their Nazi ancestors used slave labor during World War II.

Teen sisters turn origami into fund for clean water projects

Origami. In all shapes and sizes. On the piano. On the tables. On the shelves. The Adams family home in Dallas has been taken over by the ancient art, but no one seems to mind. Those paper creations are funding clean water projects around the world and saving lives. A cluttered home is a small price to pay in exchange.

Good Samaritans helped thousands at sea

When Sean Binder arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos in October 2017, the migrant crisis facing Europe had changed from a temporary emergency to a long-term political reality. While the number of crossings had dropped dramatically since 2015, deaths at sea remained high, and those surviving the journey were fa

ACLU: Sacramento school violated free speech

An elementary school art lesson meant to encourage students to explore activism resulted in a First Amendment violation when the teacher censored students' Black Lives Matter posters, the ACLU claims.

Giuliani associate testifies on campaign donations

Igor Fruman, the Soviet-born South Florida businessman at the center of a federal campaign finance probe involving the President's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, said he put more than $300,000 in political donations on company credit cards in hopes of jump-starting a new