Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he did not approve a fundraising appeal his newly formed political action committee sent promising donors personal access to the governor in return for specific donations.
The last day of the year is one of the biggest days for charitable giving.
The Salvation Army says someone broke into one of its community centers in D.C. around 5:30 a.m. Sunday and stole at least $10,000 in donations collected through the charity’s Red Kettle Program.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art is receiving a $1.8 million gift from Oman, the largest donation in the museum’s history.
A retired federal government attorney who died earlier this year left nearly $800,000 to public libraries in Arlington, a gift county officials believe is the largest single gift they have received.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has given a Richmond charity $18,000, the same value of gifts he accepted from a troubled nutritional supplements maker and its CEO.
Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American life.
Three Cabinet secretaries became the latest senior administration officials to give back part of their salaries, in the spirit of government spending cuts.
The family foundation of a Washington developer is announcing a $1 million gift to help restore the National Mall’s grounds and facilities.