Nearly $1 billion has been given to Japan in earthquake relief aid, but much of it hasn't been distributed to victims yet. There are a number of complexities that come into figuring out how much to give and how.
Muhammad Yunus, a pioneer in microfinance, has reportedly been forced out of the bank he founded 30 years ago. The Center for Global Development's David Roodman discusses the impact his ouster will have on microfinance.
Besides being Martin Luther King Day, today is also a national day of service. It's a day on which Americans are being called upon to volunteer in their communities to try to make things better. Jacob Colker is the co-founder of an organization that offers ways to volunteer from your computer.
Panera Bread recently opened its third non-profit restaurant, where customers decide how much to pay for their food. Patrons at the new Panera Cares Cafe in Portland, Ore., will have to decide between a guilty conscience or a free lunch.
These days, young people are getting more involved in higher-end decisions that have traditionally been reserved for adults. They're sitting on foundation boards and allocating grant money to nonprofits. April Dembosky reports.