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Jon Ward

Romney Makes Dramatic Promise | Jon Ward | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. -- If Mitt Romney gets elected president, you can be sure this promise of his will be revisited. The former Massachusetts governo...

Anna Wintour and Obama

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jon Ward

Obama Says His Campaign Is 'Still About Hope' | Jon Ward | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

BALTIMORE -- President Barack Obama pleaded with supporters at a fundraiser here Tuesday afternoon to resurrect the spirit of his 2008 campaign. "...

Jon Ward

Donald Trump Can't Be Controlled, Causes Major Headache For Mitt Romney | Jon Ward | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- "He doesn't want to talk about it." Or so said Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's spokesman, on the question of where President Obama was ...

How You Can Help Georgia Student Battling Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact

The Georgia graduate student who is battling a vicious flesh-eating infection continues to astound doctors with her progress and her supporters are jo...

WATCH: Penguin Paints For Charity

Posted 04.20.2012 | Impact

A penguin at an Idaho zoo has rolled up her tuxedo sleeves to get dirty for a great cause. Makena the penguin is working dutifully at crafting work...

Marine Vet Runs 100 Miles In Army Boots To Raise Money For Fallen Soldier

Macomb Patch | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact

Dean Allen Smith runs with his boots on. A nod to his days as a Marine, Smith’s boots have trod the streets of Washington, D.C., the trails of St...

WATCH: Fundraiser For Model Severely Injured In Airplane Accident Brings In $10,000

Posted 12.30.2011 | Impact

Lauren Scruggs has spent every day in excruciating pain since a freak airplane accident disfigured her face, but the young model is feeling hopeful wi...

Christina Wilkie

EXCLUSIVE: GOP Candidate Tries To Hide Top Secret Donor Party (PHOTOS) | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich learned his lesson last week, after holding a fundraiser in a glass atrium downtown and drawing scores of protesters from ...

Christina Wilkie

Tagg Team? Romney's Son To Party With Young GOP Donors While Dad Hits Up Wall Street | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Located less than a block from K Street, the aptly-named Lincoln Restaurant will host more than 30 Republican lawmakers and scores of th...

Johnson's Glass House illuminates The Four Seasons

Alexander Adler | Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler


Guess Which Post50 Politician Said He's Aging In 'Dog Years'

Washington Times | Posted 12.25.2011 | Fifty

President Obama says that he's aging rapidly in "dog years" but that he still has enough energy for a second term....

Blues Legend Inspires Unusual Audience

Zack Isaacs | Posted 12.17.2011 | Black Voices
Zack Isaacs

There is a musician whose work might be missing from your iPods: David "Honeyboy" Edwards. He was a blues icon who passed away in August at the age of 95, but his friends are working tirelessly to preserve his legacy.

Andrea Stone

Embattled Fannie Mae Walks Away From Homeless Fundraising Walk On National Mall | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- Fannie Mae, the troubled mortgage giant at the center of the housing foreclosure crisis, is walking away from its annual Help the Homele...

Leukemia Patient Dies Day Before His Fundraiser | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

MIDTOWN -- A fundraiser by a West Village restaurant had an unfortunate change of focus Sunday when the intended beneficiary, a leukemia patient, pass...

Sport-Themed Fundraisers: Popular, Yet Costly

The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Posted 08.18.2011 | Impact

As "fun runs," walkathons, and other athletic fundraising events proliferate, The Wall Street Journal notes that such efforts are among the most expe...

Janet Jackson Performs At The Louvre

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts

PARIS -- It's a safe bet that the Louvre Museum, that hallowed sanctum that houses the Venus de Milo, the Mona Lisa and countless other priceless arti...

The Truth Behind The Organic Garden Greeting Michelle Obama In Berkeley

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.13.2011 | Food
Anneli Rufus

I knew that those vegetable gardens were a project -- a year in the making -- of Josh Thomsen, executive chef of the Claremont's Meritage restaurant. Thomsen first told me about his plans last year.

Elizabeth Taylor: Good Manners Never Go Out of Style

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Denise Vivaldo

When you are feeding celebrities, or working with them, you almost never speak to them directly. You speak to their people. But I wanted to wait on Miss Taylor.

Colorado Taiko Groups Drumming Up Support for Japan Relief Effort

Gil Asakawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

Three local taiko drum groups, Denver Taiko, Mirai Daiko and Taiko with Toni, are hosting "Heartbeat for Japan: A Taiko Benefit," a concert to raise funds for relief efforts in Japan.

Bar To Create World's Largest Irish Coffee

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Look closer at unfortunate Irish stereotypes and you'll find fighting is borne of a battle against enslavement, kissing is linked to a passionate Celt...

What's The Best Local Food Story In America?

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

The Perennial Plate has been creating weekly videos about Real Food in Minnesota for the past year. Today we released our 52nd video: a trailer for o...

Literary Stars Throw Fundraiser For Wife Of Author Charles Bock

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — No one was worrying about football at Public School 122 in Manhattan. "I'm delighted not to be watching the Super Bowl," author Wesley...

The Upper Lip Albatross: Growing a Mustache For Movember is Tougher Than a Marathon

David Sax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David Sax

Charity fundraisers are nothing new to me. But after enduring several weeks of Movember, I can confidently state that these athletic fundraisers are a cake walk.

The Four Billion Dollars in Job Creation that Could Be Discouraging Voters: Electing Politicians

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Romal J. Tune

For the past couple of weeks leading into the mid-term elections we have seen reports in the media on how much campaigns are spending to elect our nat...