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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...

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.

Good News in History, April 24

Happy 85th Birthday to Shirley MacLaine, the esteemed dancer, actress, writer, and spiritual seeker. A 6-time Academy Award nominee, MacLaine received a nomination for...

Good News in History, April 22

50 years ago today, British yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston became the first sailor to circumnavigate the globe non-stop and single-handed. He launched his solo voyage...

Good News in History, April 13

40 years ago today, the longest doubles table tennis match finally ended. Lasting more than four days, the ping pong marathon involved four Americans:...

Good News in History, April 5

70 years ago today, Fireside Theatre debuted, the first successful filmed series on American television. The anthology drama series that ran on NBC for...

Good News in History, April 4

75 years ago today, 14-year-old German Holocaust victim, Anne Frank, wrote in her diary: “I want to go on living even after my death! And...

Good News in History, March 26

Happy 75th Birthday to Diana Ross, the Detroit lead singer of Motown's most successful act—The Supremes (Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Baby Love, and Where...

Good News in History, March 23

25 years ago today, Wayne Gretzky broke one of hockey’s greatest records—most all-time goals for a player. He overtook his role model, Gordie Howe,...

When Woman is Drawn to Number Combination, It Wins Her 30 Different Lotto Prizes in the Same Drawing

This woman could not shake her strange attraction towards a 4-digit combination, and it turned out to be for good reason.