Watch: Matt Damon bans the can for clean water awareness
February 13, 2013, 7:26 p.m. by Matt Hickman
'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hijacker and water.org co-founder Matt Damon is going on strike. More specifically, he's spurning indoor plumbing until more folks wise up to the gravity of the world's sanitation crisis.
Katherine Heigl launches charity pet product line 'Just One'
February 12, 2013, 3:25 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Proceeds from new collection of leashes, dishes, collars and other products will benefit animal shelters and initiatives around the country.
Bill Gates discusses polio, climate change and Steve Jobs during Reddit AMA
February 12, 2013, 10:43 a.m. by John Platt
Polio could be wiped out by 2018, but Gates says it will require investment and hard work.
Green mom launches can opener drive for the homeless
February 11, 2013, 12 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
For the homeless, the lack of this simple tool can make it even more difficult to get food.
State of Washington tops for Peace Corps volunteers
February 11, 2013, 8 a.m. by Melissa Hincha-Ownby
3 universities in Washington state produced more Peace Corps volunteers than any other colleges this year.
Sandy Hook children to sing at Super Bowl with Jennifer Hudson
January 31, 2013, 6:55 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
We predict that no lip-synching scandal will ensue.
Bill Gates calls on Europe to fight hunger, despite economic crisis
January 29, 2013, 1:48 p.m. by John Platt
The billionaire's foundation is leading a worldwide effort to alleviate hunger.
Bloomberg's donations to Johns Hopkins top $1.1 billion
January 28, 2013, 10:25 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Mayor of New York City's latest $350M gift to the university makes him the most generous living donor to any educational institution in the U.S.