• Philadelphia 76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League — the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 photo Erin Stennis poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Stennis helped a lawmaker pass legislation allowing California taxpayers to donate to colon cancer prevention after her husband died of the disease in 2003. Stennis says it's a missed opportunity that the state hasn't spent any of the  donations on cancer awareness a decade after the legislation passed. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    AP EXCLUSIVE: California tax donations lost in bureaucracy

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly $10 million in charitable donations by California taxpayers sat unspent in government accounts at the end of last year, The Associated Press has found, and the Senate Governance and Finance Committee chairman said Thursday that he wants a review of state accounts and will hold a hearing to find out why the money hasn’t been spent.

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter, right, poses with the cow Colombo that he received as gift from the city Obergoms during the 18th edition of the "Sepp Blatter Fussballturnier", in Ulrichen, Switzerland, Saturday, Aug, 22, 2015. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

    Blatter gets cow, milks support at home charity event

    ULRICHEN, Switzerland (AP) — Sepp Blatter was given a cow but gave little away about FIFA business at his annual charity football tournament on Saturday.

  • Sanford donates $2M to NSU, becomes sports medicine provider

    ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Sanford Health is making a $2 million donation to Northern State University and becoming the exclusive sports medicine provider for the school’s athletes.