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Good News in History, June 16

20 years ago today, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that a federal music piracy law does not prohibit a palm-sized device...

After Breakthrough Trials, Alzheimer’s Vaccine That Uses the Body’s Immune System May Soon Be Tested on Humans

After the Alzheimer’s vaccine produced surprisingly good results in mice, researchers are now looking for funding to test the vaccine on humans.

Good News in History, June 14

On this day 110 years ago, Burl Ives, the genteel American folk singer, banjoist, and actor was born in Illinois. Beloved as the narrator...

After Seeing Homeless Man Trip On Worn-Out Shoes, Policeman Hands Him the Pair Off His Own Feet

When this compassionate cop saw a homeless man trip over his worn out shoes, he offered up his very own pair of kicks for the man to have.

Good News in History, June 8

66 years ago today, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled that restaurants in Washington, DC could not refuse to serve black patrons, invalidating “separate...

Frantic Trucker Miraculously Reunited With Cat Co-pilot After Posting Photo to Obscure Online Forum

This 23-year-old trucker was sick with worry when his beloved cat companion went missing – but thankfully, this Reddit page helped to reunite them.

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...

Café Owner Has Been Delivering Free Soup for One Year to Stranger Going Through Chemotherapy

When this restauranteur learned about a sick man's love for his soups, he started showing up at the man's door with free meals in hand.

Rather Than Ticketing Young Man for Driving Illegally, Officer Gave Him a Ride to His Job Interview

A desperate 22-year-old man may not have been able to get the job he wanted if it had not been for a compassionate cop lending a hand.

Counties With More Trees and Shrubs Spend Less on Medicare, Study Finds

An intriguing new study from the University of Illinois has linked trees and shrubland to reduced county-wide healthcare costs.

Another US State Has Just Made Shelter Pets Their Official State Animal

The designation is expected to encourage state residents to adopt animals from local shelters, rather than buying them from breeders.

Good News in History, March 9

60 years ago today, the Barbie doll made her debut at the International Toy Festival, and the lifelike doll that looked like a young...

When Man With Autism Has Violent Reaction to Medication, Mom is Stunned by Officers’ Compassionate Response

When Ellen Hughes and her husband brought their autistic son to the hospital during a violent adverse behavioral reaction to his medication, they were...

Good News in History, February 14

125 years ago today, comedian Jack Benny was born in Chicago. A leading 20th-century entertainer of stage and screen, Benny portrayed himself as stingy...

Good News in History, February 10

70 years ago today, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman opened on Broadway in the Morosco Theatre. The story, featuring an insecure and mentally...

Good News in History, January 16

Happy 60th Birthday to singer–songwriter Sade who released one of the best debut albums of all time. Born in Nigeria and raised in Essex,...

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....

Woman Publishes 365 Love Letters to Her Peers – and She Hopes The Success Will Inspire Others to Follow

This woman successfully published 365 letters of love to different people throughout 2018 – and she says that the results have been hugely beneficial.

This Inspiring Couple Made It Their New Year’s Resolution to Go On 52 Dates – and They Are About to Succeed

Justin and Sarah Breen have become an inspiration for hundreds of other couples after they used their 2018 New Year's resolution to commit to romance.

Good News in History, December 9

150 years ago today, the first traffic lights were installed outside the British Parliament building in London. J P Knight, a railway signaling engineer,...