Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has spent the last few decades working to improve global health through his philanthropic organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. One area of focus has been reducing the spread of infectious disease -- a mission…
By Judy Woodruff, Courtney Vinopal, Courtney Norris
MacKenzie Bezos' divorce from Jeff Bezos earlier this year leaves her with a 4% stake currently worth more than $36 billion in the online shopping giant.
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
For all of the progress made in fighting poverty and disease in recent years, those strides could stall because of rapid population growth in some African countries, according to a new warning from the Gates Foundation. Bill and Melinda Gates…
The Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund, which Bill Gates will chair and run with a host of other high-profile investors, is focused on clean energy technology.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
At the White House, President Obama handed out the Medal of Freedom to twenty-one notable American figures, from Kareem Abdul Jabbar to Bill and Melinda Gates, Diana Ross, Michael Jordan, Vin Scully, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Redford, and many others.
By Melanie Saltzman, Nsikan Akpan
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, the White House and global leaders have launched two international, multi-billion dollar funds to develop clean energy technologies.
By PBS NewsHour
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she does not support the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Also: Bill and Melinda Gates discuss their efforts in education, how California’s drought is causing the state to sink and recording artist Josh…
Bill and Melinda Gates, two of the world’s leading philanthropists, sit down with Gwen Ifill in Seattle to discuss their efforts to support education reform and the political battles over the Common Core standards.
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