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  • Online volunteers map uncharted Ebola zones to help save lives

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Donating to disasters used to mean writing a check to Oxfam or the Red Cross. These days in the Internet age, for the Ebola crisis, citizens from all over the world are donating their time by going online to...
  • Exclusive : Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's charitable foundation on Thursday will announce it is donating $9 million to support U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a source familiar with the matter said. The gift...
  • Structure fire breaks out in La Cañada

    [UPDATE 8:40 p.m.] There were no injuries reported in the fire, but five residents were seeking alternate shelter tonight with assistance from the Red Cross, according to Michael Pittman, supervising dispatcher with Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Fire...
  • Target, Toms announce 'do-gooding partnership' for the holidays

    Target, Toms announce 'do-gooding partnership' for the holidays
    Here's a collaboration that's sure to warm up the holidays. Target and Toms -- the philanthropy-oriented company that started by donating a pair of shoes to someone in need for every pair sold -- are teaming on a holiday collection that they referred to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: West Hartford Women's Group To Present Colleen Kelly Alexander

    West Hartford Women in Networking announces its next event Thursday, Sept. 25 from 7:45-9:45 a.m. This morning our guest will be Colleen Kelly Alexander. Colleen is a lifelong athlete and motivational speaker who inspires positive change, contribution,...
  • Family of 7 displaced after Norfolk house fire

    Seven people were displaced early Saturday morning in Norfolk after a ripped through their home. Norfolk Fire Rescue got a call for a house fire just after 1 a.m. and responded to a house on the 1700 block of Melon Street, according to Battalion Chief...
  • Residents reeling after fire consumes large swath of Weed, Calif.

    Residents reeling after fire consumes large swath of Weed, Calif.
    WEED, Calif. – After a hot and dry summer, residents here said they had become dulled to the smell of smoke from wildfires. But Tiffany DeVault had a bad feeling right away when the familiar scent filled the air Monday afternoon, and she asked her...
  • 3 men get death for mass knifing that killed 30 at China train station

    3 men get death for mass knifing that killed 30 at China train station
    After a trial lasting less than a day, a Chinese court on Friday sentenced three men to death and a woman to life in prison for their roles in a mass stabbing at a railway station in March that left about 30 dead and more than 140 injured. The quick...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    J. WILLIAM WIDING III has been selected as chairman for Berks County Community Foundation's board of directors. Widing is an attorney at Kozloff Stoudt in Spring Township and has been with the foundation since 1994. He was a corporate secretary...
  • Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway

    Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway
    World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...
  • L.A. mayor, fire chief announce measures to prevent dangerous blazes

    L.A. mayor, fire chief announce measures to prevent dangerous blazes
    After an unusually high number of fire deaths this year, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas announced new initiatives Monday to prevent dangerous blazes. Terrazas said the Fire Department is launching a pilot program in...