charities and charitable giving

Facebook lets fake page posing as Trump campaign run political ads

Even as its executives were out fiercely defending its policies on political ads this month, Facebook was allowing an obviously fake page that purported to be linked to President Trump's reelection campaign to run ads on its platform. The ads directed users to an online donation portal that claimed to be a way to donate to the Trump campaign.

Here's how you can help California's wildfire victims

California's wildfires forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes as firefighters battled historically dire conditions. While families scrambled to find shelter, several funds were set up to help evacuees deal with the anticipated damage they'll face when they return to their homes and businesses.

London trip photos show Giuliani with indicted associate

Photos from a trip to London in June 2019 show President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and a now-indicted associate Lev Parnas having a VIP experience at two baseball games between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.

Volunteers travel to help asylum seekers

Outside a former elementary school, a hurricane fence swings open and an unmarked white Immigration and Customs Enforcement van pulls up. Moments later, two Mexican families gingerly step out of the van into the bright sunlight -- four parents, all wearing ankle monitors, and six children, including a quietly watchful infant in his mother's arms.

Five takeaways from Democrats' 2020 fundraising

Former Vice President Joe Biden is running low on money. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are riding waves of small donations. Billionaire Tom Steyer plowed eye-popping sums into his presidential campaign. And one White House contender reported raising just $5 during an entire three-month period. That's not a typo: yes, $5.

New charges to Giuliani associates renew foreign money concerns

The criminal indictment against two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani describes an elaborate, months-long scheme to funnel foreign money into federal and state elections around the US to curry favor with politicians on behalf of at least one Ukrainian government official and a Russian businessman.

2 Giuliani associates charged with campaign finance violations

Two associates of Rudy Giuliani connected to efforts to dig up dirt in Ukraine on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden were arrested trying to leave the country and indicted on criminal charges for allegedly funneling foreign money into US elections.