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Lithuanian Capital To Install a Public ‘Happiness Barometer’

The mayor of Vilnius plans to install a huge screen on the town hall to broadcast a real-time "happiness barometer" that will monitor the...
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Lithuanians World Champions in Latin Team Dancing (Video)

A Lithuanian team became the Latin sport dance world champions again after three years. The Klaipeda University formation team, Zuvedra ("Seagull"), regained its world...

Good News in History, January 11

55 years ago today, the Surgeon General of the U.S. released a landmark report which concluded that smoking likely caused lung cancer and other diseases....

Good News in History, December 13

Happy Birthday to beloved entertainer Dick Van Dyke, who turns 93 years old today. Known for his beaming smile, physical dexterity, impeccable comic timing,...

Good News in History, November 21

This daily column features all the good news, anniversaries and birthdays from this day in history—November 21.

Good News in History September 17

55 years ago today, The Fugitive first aired on ABC. The American drama series starred David Janssen as Dr. Richard Kimble, a physician who...

Good News in History, August 23

Happy 40th Birthday to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who helped the Los Angeles Lakers win three straight NBA Championships from 2000 to 2002 and...

Good News in History, May 1

On this day 40 years ago, a Japanese adventurer did alone what had previously been achieved only with large teams—Naomi Uemura became the first...

Good News in History, March 11

Today is Check Your Battery Day in the U.S. Smoke detectors can warn of life threatening situations and give you vital time to get...

Watch Coaches Reunite Basketball Player With Mom He Hasn’t Seen in 5 Years

Norbertas Giga hasn't seen his Lithuanian mother since he moved to the United States five years ago – and he could not contain his emotions when she ended up surprising him this week.

Good News in History, March 3

  Happy 73rd birthday to George Miller, the creator and director of the Mad Max franchise, hailed as containing some of the greatest action scenes of...

Good News in History, February 16

100 years ago today, Lithuania defied the German empire and declared its Independence, governed by democratic principles, with Vilnius as its capital. (1918) (Photo of the capital city at dusk...

Good News in History, February 9

20 years ago today, the first annual Random Acts of Kindness Week began. Originally, the idea to “practice random acts of kindness and senseless...

Artists Fusing Nature Into Their Dazzling Street Art (LOOK)

Street art is a staple of any city’s blossoming urban design – and in these cases, they're beautiful examples of infrastructure coexisting with nature. These...

Baby Deer Refused To Leave Side of Man Who Rescued It (WATCH)

After he saved a baby deer’s life, he had a hard time returning it to the wild–the little thing refused to leave his side. A...
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Sharp Decline in Maternal and Child Deaths Globally, New Data Shows

Since the start of an international effort to address maternal and child mortality, millions of lives have been saved globally, a new study shows. In...
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Maternal Deaths Drop By Nearly Half Worldwide Over 20 Years

The number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complications has almost halved in 20 years, according to a new joint U.N. report...
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Maternal Deaths Drop By Nearly Half Worldwide Over 20 Years

The number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complications has almost halved in 20 years, according to a new joint U.N. report...
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250,000 Clean-Up Slovenia in One Day

Almost a quarter million Slovenian people came together one sunny morning in April to clean up their country, while a bit further north in...
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250,000 Clean-Up Slovenia in One Day

Almost a quarter million Slovenian people came together one sunny morning in April to clean up their country, while a bit further north in...