Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he'll donate his fortune to charity Business tycoon-philanthropists Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have some new company: Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook. 03/27/2015 - 3:47 pm | View Link
Bill Gates, Other Donors Pledge Record Amount To Vaccinate Poor Children BERLIN (AP) -- Governments and private donors, among them the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, have pledged a record $7.5 billion to replenish a global vaccination program for the poor. The Gates Foundation gave $1.55 billion to the public-private Gavi ... 01/28/2015 - 3:13 am | View Link
Microsoft Corporation’s Bill Gates, UK take lead in $7.5 bn pledge for children’s vaccines International donors pledged $7.5 billion on Tuesday ... Microsoft Corporation’s founder Bill Gates and the British government topped the donations list at $1.55 billion and $1.5 billion respectively. German development minister Gerd Mueller said the ... 01/28/2015 - 12:57 am | View Link
Bill Gates, UK Take Lead in $7.5 Billion Pledge for Children's Vaccines International donors ... billion on Tuesday to immunise 300 million children in poor countries against deadly diseases such as diarrhoea and pneumonia. At a Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) conference in Berlin, Microsoft founder Bill ... 01/28/2015 - 12:30 am | View Link
Donors pledge record $7.5B for global vaccines program (AP Photo/dpa,Bernd von Jutrczenka) BERLIN (AP) — Governments and private donors, among them the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, have pledged a record $7.5 billion to replenish a global vaccination program for the poor. The Gates Foundation gave $1.55 ... 01/27/2015 - 11:56 am | View Link
Gates, UK Take Lead In $7.5 Billion Pledge For Children's Vaccines BERLIN (Reuters) - International donors led by Bill Gates and Britain pledged $7.5 billion on Tuesday for vaccines to immunize 300 million children in poor countries against potentially deadly diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia, Germany's development ... 01/27/2015 - 4:53 am | View Link
History The Article That Started It All. Bill and Melinda Gates read an article like this one about millions of children in poor countries who die from diseases eliminated ... 04/24/2015 - 10:10 pm | View Website
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Bill Gates Bill Gates on Forbes ... The Digital Revolution Is Almost Certainly Reducing Inequality, Not Increasing It 04/24/2015 - 1:56 pm | View Website
Press Releases and Statements The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and CureVac Collaborate to Accelerate the Development of Transformative Vaccine Technology. SEATTLE, WA, USA and TÜBINGEN ... 04/24/2015 - 1:35 pm | View Website
The Giving Pledge :: Pledger Profiles The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the world's wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. 04/24/2015 - 9:17 am | View Website
Spain's government activated an environmental emergency alert Saturday over oil slicks that threaten pristine beaches on the southwestern Canary Islands.
Greenpeace posted photographs of a dolphin partially coated in oil, while Spanish state television TVE broadcast images of workers cleaning a rocky beach that was stained black with oil.
The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Annapolis has arrived at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for maintenance and upgrades.
The shipyard says the sub and a crew of 16 officers and 122 enlisted personal arrived Saturday.
Officials say it's the fourth ship to be named for Annapolis, Maryland, site of the U. S. Naval Academy and the tenth "improved" Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered submarine.
The Annapolis was commissioned in 1992 and its homeport is Groton, Connecticut.
A devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal today, killing hundreds and sending a ripple of aftershocks through the country. The shaking caused buildings to crumble in the country’s capital of Katmandu, including a historic 200-foot watchtower that was occupied by tourists when the quake struck. The earthquake also caused avalanches and shifting on Mount Everest, killing hikers on the mountain.