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Virginia College Harvests Algae Into Biodiesel Fuel

The College of William and Mary is turning fish-killing algae into biodiesel fuel for cars and other gas-guzzling machines. The project is too...

Virginia Tech Professor Heads Peace Center

"Virginia Tech professor Jerzy Nowak, whose wife was one of 32 people killed by a student gunman on campus last year, will head a...
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NY Yankees Honor Victims with Exhibition Game at Virginia Tech (Video)

The New York Yankees made a pilgrimage to honor the 32 victims of the shooting rampage at Virginia Tech. The team then took to...

Virginia Tech Shooting: Crisis Charity Offers Tips, Tools to Deal with Aftermath

Following the fatal shooting of dozens of students at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, the national children's crisis charity KidsPeace is issuing expert tips...

Teacher Brings Clippers to School So He Can Offer Free Haircuts to Fifth Graders Before ‘Graduation’

This fifth grade teacher had an inkling that some of his students would want to clean up their hair before attending the school's “Moving On Ceremony”.

Good News in History, June 12

90 years ago today, Anne Frank, the Jewish Holocaust victim whose diary describes her family hiding from the Nazis during the World War II,...

Girl Scouts Help Seniors Learn to Use Their Cell Phones, Setting up a Free Clinic

People may get upset because most young people are always on their phones, but these Girl Scouts are receiving praise for helping senior citizens...

Good News in History, June 7

37 years ago today, Graceland opened to the public five years after Elvis Presley died there. The mansion sits on 14 acres near Memphis...

Minnesota Will Soon Pay for Your Landscaping Costs If You Plant Bee-Friendly Greenery

If you're a gardener living in Minnesota, the state may soon reimburse you for planting bee-friendly plants on your property.

Good News in History, June 3

Starting on this day 55 years ago, Jimmy Nicol got to be a Beatle for 13 days during the height of Beatlemania. When Ringo...

Inspired By 6-Year-old’s Kindness, a 43-Foot Bridge is Donated to Flood-Affected Nebraska Town

A determined Virginia man has successfully managed to donate a 43-foot bridge to the people of Nebraska after he learned about a Utah youngster's good deed.

When the World Hears About Cello Prodigy Living in Poverty, it Sends a Crescendo of Blessings

LISTEN to this inspiring story told on the radio by the GNN founder (in our Good News Guru segment below) or READ the full story… Eddie Adams struggled to get by...

Good News in History, May 19

20 years ago today, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace was released in the US. The first of the Star Wars prequels,...

This Laundry Truck Will Be Washing Clothes for Homeless People of Los Angeles Throughout the Week

Hundreds of homeless people across Los Angeles have access to clean laundry thanks to a new initiative that is celebrating the power of a...

Good News in History, May 14

Happy Birthday to director-screenwriter George Lucas who turns 75. Receiving 5 Oscar nominations (including Best Picture) for his 1973 debut film American Graffiti proved...

Good News in History, May 10

150 years ago today, the eastern and western territories of the massive United States were finally linked by a golden spike that completed construction of...

Charity Has Been Secretly Fulfilling Small Wishes for Homeless Kids Who Could Use the Self-Esteem Boost

This organization has been making a big impact on the lives of homeless children – and they do it all with small gifts and requests.

After Hearing Sweet Story About Why eBay Bidder Wanted a Necktie, Man Gave It to Him for Free

This retired CIA-agent may have been trying to sell his old necktie for $6.99, but the accessory ended up inspiring a priceless story of kindness.

Judge Sentences Teen Vandals to Reading Books About Racism – and It Apparently Worked

Rather than punishing a group of juveniles for a racist act of vandalism, this compassionate judge wanted them to understand the error of their...

Man is Responsible for Restoring Mobility to Over 20,000 Animals – and He Wants to Help Others Do the Same

This trailblazer is responsible for saving thousands of animals all over the world – from cats and dogs to elephants and kangaroos.