The San Francisco-based nonprofit, La Cocina, helps immigrant entrepreneurs launch food businesses.
Iraqi refugees arriving in the United States can face a hard situation. Some nonprofits are trying to help.
In Haiti, where bank accounts are hard to come by, people have begun to store money using their cell phones.
The British Standards Institution commented on new international guidelines to ensure companies act in sustainable and socially responsible ways.
A new teaching program in South Africa encourages reading and math skills using students' cell phones.
Companies that make cleaning products are legally required to disclose their ingredients, but few do.
University of Minnesota scientist Marla Spivak has received a Macarthur genius grant for her work studying bees and trying to save them from "colony collapse disorder."
At a private dinner in a lavish setting in China, billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffet tried to convince newly rich Chinese people to give away more money.
Enterprise Zimbabwe, a nonprofit set up in part by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group, aims to help Zimbabwe out of its economic crisis.
The nonprofit Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) wants to make it easier for people to wrangle websites away from cybersquatters.