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Gates defends contraception stance

Responding to simmering controversy among Catholic bloggers about her new birth control program, Melinda Gates -- a practicing Catholic -- said she will not shrink from her role as an advocate for poor women.


Bill, Melinda Gates donate $10 billion

Bill, Melinda Gates donate $10 billion

Bill and Melinda Gates announced plans Friday to invest $10 billion in the fight against a number of illnesses including AIDS, the largest financial commitment their charitable foundation has made.


Gates Foundation invests more than $300 million in ed reform

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday announced a $335 million investment in teacher effectiveness, with major grants for experiments in tenure, evaluation, compensation, training and mentoring in three large school systems ...


Gates Foundation Sells Off Almost All HealthCare Investments

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sold off almost all of its pharmaceutical, biotechnology and health-care investments in the quarter ended June 30.


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