The fatal stabbing of a Catholic priest over the weekend inside the church rectory where he lived shocked members of the parish he had led for the past 11 years in a small eastern Nebraska community.
Gates Foundation takes on poverty in the U.S. with $100 million commitment
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Thursday that it will donate $100 million to expand its work on economic mobility in the U.S. The country’s largest foundation says the commitment represents a change in how it operates by putting more power in the hands of grantees.
Cougar struck and killed near Minneapolis likely the one seen in home security video, expert says
A Minnesota wildlife official says that a cougar that was struck and killed on an interstate highway in suburban Minneapolis was more than likely the same animal captured on home security video sauntering across a driveway earlier this week.
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway says Haslams offered bribes to inflate Pilot truck stops earnings
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway says the billionaire Haslam family tried to bribe at least 15 executives at the Pilot truck stop chain with millions of dollars to get them to inflate the company’s profits this year because that would force Berkshire to pay more for the Haslams’ remaining 20% stake in the company.