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Starbucks to Open Their First Ever American Sign Language Store

Starbucks has just announced that they will be opening their first American Signing Store that specifically accommodates and welcomes deaf workers and customers. Not only...

68% of Americans Want to Be More Adventurous – Here Are the Traits They‘re Trying to Nurture Most

Seventy-six percent of Americans in a new poll said they considered themselves to be adventurous—but, the survey also revealed that a large majority (68%)...

Watch Nonverbal Boy’s Delight When Firefighter Stops to Chat With Him in Sign Language

Tegan McCall could not contain his excitement when a firefighter stopped by his family's apartment doorway in order to introduce himself in sign language.

This 2-Year-Old Deaf Girl Loves People – So Her Whole Neighborhood is Learning Sign Language

As a means of having a conversation with their friendly little neighbor, this entire community is learning sign language.

Koko the Gorilla’s Extraordinary Life: From Sign Language to Meeting Mister Rogers (1971-2018)

The Gorilla Foundation announced that their beloved gorilla companion had passed away on Tuesday evening, and that she would be “deeply missed.”

Now You Can Use Snapchat to Learn Sign Language For Free

Have you ever been interested in learning the basics of sign language, but you didn't want to pay for classes? Well, there is already...

Barista Learns Sign Language To Make Deaf Customer Feel Welcome

This sweet gesture should win the award for 'Best Customer Service of 2016'.

College Students Invent Gloves that Speak Sign Language Out Loud

Two University of Washington undergraduates have won a $10,000 prize for their invention of gloves that translate sign language into audible speech, on the...

Kids Give Up Playtime to Learn Sign Language for Deaf Classmate

These fifth graders are learning sign language and the reason why speaks volumes about their character. Students at a Peoria, Illinois school give up recess every Wednesday so they...
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NY Bus Driver Learns Sign Language to Better Serve Deaf Riders

Inspired by a few frustrating encounters with deaf riders who needed help, bus driver Edwin Cora decided to learn American Sign Language to communicate...
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Ten Extraordinary Americans Recognized for Innovation in Health Care

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced the 2008 recipients of its Community Health Leaders Award for individuals who overcome the odds to improve...
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2008 American Government Innovation Awards

Sweeping the honors for this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards are three states: Missouri, for its successful approach to rehabilitating juvenile offenders; North...

Deaf Teen Thanks Flight Attendant for Handwritten Note That ‘Meant the World’ to Her During Her First Flight Alone

A compassionate flight attendant is being praised for her small act of kindness towards an anxious teen who was flying solo for the first time.

Starbucks Barista Hailed as ‘Hero’ After Student’s Photoshoot Gets Rained Out Before Major Surgery

When abysmal weather conditions ruined a student's senior photoshoot, a local barista went above and beyond the call of duty to save the day. Sydney...

Good News in History September 30

90 years ago today, automaker Fritz von Opel flew the first manned rocket plane. The Opel RAK.1 (also known as the RAK.3, as it...

Good News in History September 29

50 years ago today, Love, American Style, the anthology comedy series produced by Paramount Television first aired. The show—considered risqué at the time—featured unrelated humorous...

Good News in History, July 31

Happy 75th Birthday to Sherry Lansing, who was named the president of 20th Century Fox in 1980 and became the first woman to head...

Good News in History, April 26

65 years ago today, Seven Samurai was released in theaters, the epic cinematic masterpiece co-written, directed, and edited by Akira Kurosawa. A technical and...

How People Think We Should Use Slang, and Which Ones Should Never Be Heard Again? Survey Says…

If you ever call your partner “bae” or complain that you’re “hangry” you’re officially using some of America’s most annoying slang, according to a...

Good News in History, February 21

Happy 76th Birthday to David Geffen, the head of Geffen records and co-founder Dreamworks. Born to immigrant parents in Brooklyn, the college drop-out began his...