Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota

[ad_1] A Native American-led nonprofit has announced that it purchased nearly 40 acres (16.2 hectares) of land in the Black Hills of South Dakota amid a growing movement that seeks to return land to Indigenous people. The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced in an April 11 statement that it purchased the tract of land adjacent … Read more

10,000 miles and 352 days later, a UK man reaches his goal of running the length of Africa

[ad_1] RAS ANGELA, Tunisia — Sore and sandblasted but triumphant, runner Russ Cook reached the northernmost point of Africa on Sunday, almost a year after he set off from its southern tip on a quest to run the length of the continent. Dozens of supporters gathered on a rocky outcrop beside the Mediterranean in northern … Read more

World Central Kitchen is saving lives with food but paying a price in blood

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The deaths of seven World Central Kitchen workers in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza was a tragic turn for an American homegrown charity that, in less than 15 years, has mushroomed from the grassroots brainchild of a celebrity chef into one of the world’s most recognized food relief organizations. The killings also … Read more

Michelle Yeoh to join business and political leaders at Global Citizen NOW summit to fight poverty

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh, Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi, and Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg are among the diverse group of political, business and philanthropic leaders Global Citizen will convene in New York on May 1 and 2, the nonprofit announced on Thursday. The Global Citizen NOW summit will seek support for workable … Read more

Who is Nicole Shanahan, the philanthropist picked by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as his running mate?

[ad_1] COLUMBIA, S.C. — Nicole Shanahan, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. ‘s pick to be his running mate in his independent bid for president, brings youth and considerable wealth to Kennedy’s long-shot campaign but is little known outside Silicon Valley. Shanahan, 38, is a California lawyer and philanthropist. Shanahan leads the Bia-Echo Foundation, an organization she … Read more

Judge dismisses lawsuit by Musk’s X against nonprofit researchers tracking hate speech on platform

[ad_1] A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Elon Musk’s X Corp. against the non-profit Center for Countering Digital Hate, which has documented the increase in hate speech on the site since it was acquired by the Tesla owner. X, formerly known as Twitter, had argued the center’s researchers violated the site’s terms of … Read more

From Frenchies to rescue cats, New York’s trauma center for animals takes the most complex cases

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Waddling in with lime-green booties on his front paws, Harrison, a beloved seven-year-old French bulldog, is a familiar sight at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center in New York City. “Between myself and surgery, the neurology team, the internal medicine team, the dentistry team — so Harrison has a large crew here … Read more

UK high court rules Australian computer scientist is not mysterious bitcoin founder as he claims

[ad_1] LONDON — Britain’s high court ruled Thursday that an Australian computer scientist is not, as he claimed, the mysterious creator of the bitcoin cryptocurrency. Craig Wright has for eight years claimed that he was the man behind “Satoshi Nakamoto,” the pseudonym that masked the identity of the creator of bitcoin. His claim was rejected … Read more

Movie Review: Man and dog and adventure racing in ‘Arthur the King’

[ad_1] The new Mark Wahlberg movie “ Arthur the King ” is the cinematic version of an inspirational classroom poster. It means well and has something worthwhile to say, but for the most part, it’s also rather generic — an underdog story that hits the expected beats. Wahlberg plays an adventure racer, Michael, who has … Read more

OpenAI says Elon Musk agreed ChatGPT maker should become for profit

[ad_1] OpenAI shot back at accusations from Elon Musk that the ChatGPT maker betrayed its founding goals of benefiting humanity and chose to pursue profits, vowing to get his lawsuit thrown out. The first comments from OpenAI since the Tesla CEO sued last week have escalated the feud between the San Francisco-based artificial intelligence company … Read more