Dec. 3, 1999, Worcester, Mass.: Two homeless people light a candle in a warehouse, igniting a five-day fire that would claim the lives of Denis Leary's cousin Jerry and five other firefighters.
In India's strict social hierarchy, the Davits are "the untouchables," those long-suffering victims of discrimination. In 2005, Scarlett Johansson joined the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief's…
My first interest in U.S. poverty goes back to when I was a kid. My father was in the Army and we moved all over the place," Julianne Moore begins. "So when I went to Appalachia last year, it was my…
Michael Douglas was introduced to the Motion Picture & Television Fund by his father, Kirk, who supported the Alzheimer's wing, called Harry's Haven, named in memory of Douglas' paternal grandfather…
In 2007, Stars for a Cause auctioned off celebrity portraits, raising $250,000 for charity. This year, on Sept. 12, the celebs design their own art, in this case, jewelry to be worn on the red carpet…
More than 25,000 children die every day from preventable causes. "My adopted 3-year-old daughter, Segi, is from Ethiopia," says Kerry Butler, now appearing in "Xanadu" on Broadway.
Expanding its rapid growth in Central and Eastern Europe, Ron Lauder-owned Central European Media Enterprises announced Tuesday that it will acquire an 80% stake in two Bulgarian television channels…
In a surprising move, Spanish publishing and media conglom Zeta Group has rejected a purchase offer for its controlling stake made by Spanish steel entrepreneur Alfonso Gallardo.
After his quintuple bypass surgery in 1987, Larry King got to thinking, "How much would this operation have cost me if I didn't have insurance to cover it?"
Russian TV holding CTC Media's second-quarter results showed revs up 54% year on year to $172.8 million from $112.1 million. Consolidated revenues for the Nasdaq-listed group, which includes…
When Rosario Dawson began developing Voto Latino in 2004, the goal was to get out the vote. "Voto Latino was started as a public service campaign encouraging American Latino youth to participate in…