SAN FRANCISCO - NOVEMBER 15: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a special event announcing a new Facebook email messaging system at the St. Regis Hotel on November 15, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Facebook will …
NEW YORK (AP) - Another 17 of America's richest people, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, junk bond pioneer Michael Milken and AOL co-founder Steve Case, have pledged to give away most of their wealth.
They are the latest to join the Giving Pledge, an effort led by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett to commit the country's wealthiest people to step up their charitable donations.
They've now signed up 57 people and their families. The list also includes New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, CNN founder Ted Turner and film director George Lucas.
Though not a formal contract, those who pledge are committing to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropic causes either before or after they die.
Baltimore County Police are investigating the death of a woman in Catonsville as a botched murder/suicide.
Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.
Debt Ceiling took the win for the 2-year-old pack at Pimlico Saturday as he captured the $100,000 Rollicking Stakes purse.
Two juveniles were shot in south Baltimore early Saturday morning.
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