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Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast on Monday and reports of widespread damage continue to roll in. Find out how you can help.

California's AG is suing Help Hospitalized Veterans, to recover funds and remove the F rated charity's directors.

CharityWatch scrutiny and F rating of Disabled Veterans National Foundation has triggered a Senate Finance Committee investigation of the group.

In the August 2012 Charity Rating Guide & Watchdog Report:
You Can't Have Your (Angel Food) Cake
& Eat It Too

In the April/May 2012 Charity Rating Guide & Watchdog Report:
View Through the Looking Glass:
Hunger Charity Fined for False Claims

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CharityWatch Calls for Resignation of Greg Mortenson, founder of Central Asia Institute and author of Three Cups of Tea. See related:
60 Minutes piece on Greg Mortenson

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