U.S. charitable giving hit record in 2021 but inflation looms

U.S. charitable giving hit record in 2021 but inflation looms

Charitable giving in the United States reached a record $485 billion in 2021, though the increase did not keep pace with inflation, according to a report Tuesday offering a comprehensive look at American philanthropy. (Photo by cottonbro via Pexels) Charitable giving in the United States reached a record $485 billion in 2021, though the increase did not keep pace with inflation, according to a report Tuesday offering a comprehensive look at American philanthropy. (Photo by cottonbro via Pexels)

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Patrick Brown has been disqualified from the race to replace Erin O'Toole as leader of the federal Conservatives, the leadership election organizing committee announced late Tuesday. Committee chair Ian Brodie announced the stunning move in a written statement that said the party had in recent weeks become aware of 'serious allegations of wrongdoing' by the Brown campaign.

Conservative leadership hopeful Patrick Brown takes part in the Conservative Party of Canada French-language leadership debate in Laval, Quebec on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Parade shooting suspect charged with 7 counts of murder

A man charged Tuesday with seven counts of murder after firing off more than 70 rounds at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago legally bought five weapons, including the high-powered rifle used in the shooting, despite authorities being called to his home twice in 2019 for threats of violence and suicide, police said.

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