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News Briefing: Haiti Disaster Puts Red Cross CEO to the Test

By Kate Golden on February 9, 2010No Comment
  • Gail McGovern, Red Cross CEO, inherited the agency in a time of turmoil, but watchdogs say she has been a stabilizing force.  [Washington Post]
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of top 50 philanthropists shows that total giving by the group plunged almost 75%.  [Wall Street Journal]
  • A judge sentences Alberto Vilar to nine years in prison for his role in a $22 million fraud scheme.  [New York Times]
  • Michelle Obama launches Let’s Move, a nationwide campaign to fight childhood obesity.  [Associated Press]
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