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Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:31 AM PDT

$6M Donated for 100K Children in US to See 'Hamilton'

The Rockefeller Foundation says it is giving $6 million to help 100,000 school children across the U.S. see the Tony Award-winning musical "Hamilton." The foundation said Thursday the funding would allow... »

McDonald's Is Rolling Out Rewards Program

McDonald's Is Rolling Out Rewards Program

The loyalty program will be a feature on an updated smartphone app McDonald’s plans to release at the end of the year or in early 2017, Forbes reported. »

WATCH: Timelapse of Chicago River Turning Green for St. Patrick's Day

For more than 40 years, the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers have dyed the Chicago River green to kick off the city's St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebration. The union began dumping dye into the river at 9 a.m. »

NYC Celebrates St. Patrick's Day at 255th Parade

Hundreds of thousands of revelers and marchers decked out in shamrocks and all shades of green crowded onto Manhattan's Fifth Avenue Thursday to celebrate the 255th New York City St. »

St. Patrick's Day by the Numbers

St. Patrick's Day by the Numbers

On March 17, millions of people across the United States, Irish or not, will revel in the celebration of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Here are some numbers that look at the history, the money,... »

The Best Easter Chocolate, as Decided by a Toddler

The Best Easter Chocolate, as Decided by a Toddler

What's the best Easter chocolate? NBC News asked a 3-year-old who hasn't been allowed to eat that much candy. For their test, consumer reporter Ben Popken and his son Milo came up with an exacting scientific... »

St. Patrick's Day Recipes to Add Irish Flavor

Celebrating St. Patrick's is the perfect excuse to throw an Irish-themed party.These food and drink recipes will help you add some authentic and modern flavor to your St. Patrick's Day festivities. »

Ice Cream is the Latest Free Spring Treat

What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with a sweet treat? Ben & Jerry's is the latest company to offer up some free goodies with its annual Free Cone Day, set for Tuesday. Dairy Queen,... »

Shamrock's Good Luck: St. Patrick's Day Quiz

Shamrock's Good Luck: St. Patrick's Day Quiz

March 17 is St. Patrick's Day and each year millions celebrate by dressing in green, hanging shamrock decorations and downing a few pints of beer at a local Irish pub. More than a cause for good cheer, »

St. Patrick's Day Through the Years

St. Patrick's Day Through the Years

Each year, millions of emerald-clad revelers across the U.S. take to the streets to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Whether it's attending New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade on March 17-- the oldest and... »

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