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Newark Mayor Cory Booker Rescues Dog After Getting Twitter Message

The Mayor of Newark, N.J. has saved another dog -- after getting a Tweet from someone reporting that the dog was locked in a...
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Newark Mayor Saves Freezing Dog

New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker has saved a woman from a house fire, shoveled the driveway of a local resident and invited families to...
Cory Booker saves dog

Newark Mayor Saves Freezing Dog

New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker has saved a woman from a house fire, shoveled the driveway of a local resident and invited families to...
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Facebook Boss Gives $100 Million to Newark City Schools

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, has agreed to donate $100 million to the chronically troubled public schools in the city of Newark. As...
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Newark Celebrates First Murder-Free Month in 40 Years

For the first time in more than 40 years, an entire calendar month has come and gone without a homicide in New Jersey’s largest...

High School Opens Doors on Friday Nights to Give Students Safe Place Off City Streets

Though most students are eager to get home on Friday nights, this school is still bustling with happy youngsters even after classes are over.

Good News in History, August 24

Happy Birthday to Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) who turns 30 today. After having previously acted only in school plays and in his local theatre...

Watch What Happens When 13-Year-old Forgets Words to National Anthem While Nervous at the Mic

Lauralie Mufute was disappointed in herself for forgetting the words to the national anthem – but thankfully, she had a compassionate crowd to help her out.

Little Boy Won’t Let Go of Police Gift After They Replace Stolen Ball

This 6-year-old child watched a woman in her car steal his favorite red ball off of the road before driving away – so the local cops stepped in with a gift.

Police Officers Give Hope to Elderly Couple With a Side of Pasta

It was a normal night in Rome until the neighbors of this elderly couple were alarmed to hear heart-aching wales coming from the next door apartment. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js

New Law and Pet-Friendly Fire-Rescue Equipment Will Save Furry Family Members

Oxygen masks designed just for pets are saving animals' lives in Ohio —and a new law could save even more. Passed in May, the law...

World’s Largest Vertical Farm Near NYC Uses 95% Less Water and No Pesticides

In the middle of America’s most urban metropolitan area, the world’s largest vertical farm is about to deliver its first harvest of sweet, leafy...

School Run by Inner City Students Has Near-Perfect Graduation Rate (WATCH)

As the United States still struggles to successfully educate inner-city youth–especially boys–there is a school in the heart of Newark, New Jersey that is...

Download 2000 Magnificent Turn-of-the-Century Art Posters, Courtesy NY Public Library

Hundreds of high-resolution posters from the dawn of modern graphic art are now available to download for free thanks to the New York Public...

Airports Bring On Therapy Dogs to Ease Holiday Travel Stress

Holiday travel is “ruff” stuff, but these therapy pups can pick you up, even if you’re dog-tired. United Airlines is bringing out 200 dogs at...

Zuckerberg and Wife Give $120 Million to Public Schools

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to help public schools in underserved communities through their foundation, Startup: Education. In...
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Sweet Story of a Returned Wallet Sparks Kindness Party

This picture, posted recently on Reddit.com, was photographed in New York City where someone was thrilled to have their wallet returned and desperately wanted...
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No Person Shot, Stabbed, or Murdered in NYC Monday – Part of a Trend

For a blissful 36 hours beginning on Sunday night, there was no gun or knife violence reported in New York City. Officials couldn't remember...
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No Person Shot, Stabbed, or Murdered in NYC Monday – Part of a Trend

For a blissful 36 hours beginning on Sunday night, there was no gun or knife violence reported in New York City. Officials couldn't remember the...
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Chicago Man Wins Lottery Because He Came to Serve in Post-Storm Sandy Cleanup

John Turner, who owns a Chicago business specializing in pumping water and cleaning out buildings following disasters, traveled to the East Coast immediately after...