World / Crime & Legal Oct 14, 2018

U.S. charity school in Liberia in rape scandal storm

An acclaimed U.S. charity operating in Liberia has admitted to major failings after girls at a school set up to save them from a life of sexual exploitation were systematically raped. "We are profoundly, deeply sorry," the charity More Than Me said on its website ...

Kumamoto quake info: where to go, how to help

National Apr 17, 2016

Kumamoto quake info: where to go, how to help

Starting with a magnitude-6.5 quake on April 14, a series of major earthquakes have hit the central Kumamoto area of Japan, causing deaths, injuries and widespread damage to the area's residences and infrastructure. As aftershocks continue, tens of thousands of people have moved into ...

Bill Clinton defends foreign donations to foundation

World / Politics Mar 8, 2015

Bill Clinton defends foreign donations to foundation

Former President Bill Clinton defended his foundation's acceptance of donations from foreign governments on Saturday, pointing to the track record of his global philanthropy as Hillary Rodham Clinton nears an announcement on 2016 presidential campaign. In an interview at the Clinton Global Initiative University, the ...