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  1. Anne Sweeney Officiates a 4-Year-Old's Adoption (Video)

    9:00 am 4/4/2014

    The outgoing Disney TV chief, who will be honored by the Alliance for Children's Rights on Monday at its annual dinner, appeared at Children's Court in Monterey, Calif., as Desiree Cornejo was adopted by her grandparents. Read more

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  2. Pharrell to Design Denim Line Made of Trash in the Ocean

    3:46 pm 2/10/2014

    In collaboration with G-Star RAW, the Oscar nominee's latest fashion endeavor will retrieve littered plastic and turn it into "bionic yarn."Read more

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  3. U2's Super Bowl Ad Raised More Than $3 Million Via Free Downloads (Video)

    9:24 am 2/5/2014

    In partnership with Bank of America and (RED), the commercial was also the exclusive premiere of the band's single "Invisible." Read more

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  4. Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $53 Million to Save the Oceans

    2:18 pm 1/29/2014

    "We hope that [Bloomberg] will stay personally involved. We anticipate that he will," Oceana CEO Andrew Sharpless told The Hollywood Reporter about the five-year grant.Read more

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  5. Meryl Streep to Establish College Scholarship Funds

    10:37 am 1/22/2014

    The "August: Osage County" actress will create two student awards at UMass Lowell.Read more

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  6. Sumner Redstone to Donate $10 Million to Harvard Law School

    9:38 am 1/9/2014

    The gift will go toward a public service endowment established by the Viacom and CBS executive chairman's charitable foundation.Read more

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  7. Madonna Recruits Katy Perry to Curate Art for Freedom Project

    2:48 pm 1/8/2014

    The 'Roar' singer will join Madge's online public art initiative in selecting an artist portraying a unique view of the human rights fight.Read more

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  8. Brad Pitt Charity's Post-Hurricane Katrina Homes Rotting (Report)

    12:24 pm 1/3/2014

    The actor's Make It Right Foundation used a glass-infused wood, guaranteed to last 40 years, in recently built energy-efficient homes in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward.Read more

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  9. Taylor Swift, One Direction Named 2013's Most Charitable Stars

    9:01 am 12/26/2013

    Beyonce, Kerry Washington and Jennifer Lawrence also make the year's "Top 20 Celebs Gone Good" list by social change organization DoSomething.org.Read more

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  10. Linkin Park, Offspring Headline Concert Benefiting Typhoon Haiyan Victims

    1:13 pm 12/12/2013

    "Concert for the Phillippines" is an initiative of Music For Relief, a disaster aid charity founded by members of Linkin Park.Read more

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