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Good News in History, April 15

  On this day, 71 years ago, Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier becoming the first black player on any Major League Baseball team. Years before...

Good News in History, April 12

Happy Birthday to Beverly Cleary, the beloved children’s book author who turns 102 today. It was Cleary’s own school librarian who took a special...

How a Mission to Recover a Stolen Wallet Changed the Lives of a Man and Homeless Teen

Jimmy Gelleece did not just want to help his frantic customer during her time of distress – he also wanted to help the struggling homeless teen who was just trying to survive.

Man Accepts First-of-its-kind Plea Deal That Promotes Healing After Accidental Shooting

A North Carolina courtroom was filled with hugs and tears of happiness after the judge offered up a historic plea deal in a show...

Man Brings Cosmic Cat-Themed Lunchbox into Work to Show Cousin ‘There is Not One Way to Be a Man’

David was excited to bring his cool cat lunchbox into work if it meant showing his younger cousin that men don't have to be ashamed of the things they like.

Police Officers Stand In For Children’s Parents Who Couldn’t Make it to School Dance

While school dances may be fun ways for children to bond with their parents, some moms and dads just can't join in because of...

When Sick Calf is Rejected By His Herd, He Becomes a Dog Instead

James the calf has endured a host of health problems over the course of his short life – but he has always had a canine family to look after him

Good News in History, March 12

Happy 70th Birthday to singer-songwriter and musician James Taylor. Born in Boston, he was raised in North Carolina by a trained opera singing mother...

5th Graders Hear Senior Couple’s Story of Racial Injustice and Take Action 60 Years Later

These fifth graders were moved to tears by the Caldwells' story – which is why they then banded together to right the wrongs from 60 years ago.

Another Big US City is Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags

This newest piece of legislation is evidence that more and more American communities are taking a direct stance against wasteful plastic pollution.

Couple Leaves Wall Street to Start Ride Service for Chemo Patients After Mom’s Death

As a means of honoring his late mother, Zach Bolster and his wife ditched their Wall Street careers and started the Chemocars nonprofit instead.

Crossing Guard Sets Up Free Coat Rack For Her Middle School Students

Minnie Galloway wanted to make sure that none of the students at her middle school would have to be cold during the chilly winter months.

Lost Senior With Dementia Found in Cornfield, Thanks to Police Drone

When this 81-year-old woman with dementia went missing last weekend, police crews were struggling to find her through the difficult terrain. Luckily, the force had...

Woman Dances Night Away With Airport Strangers After Missing A Flight And Getting Stranded

While some people might sulk and complain about having to spend the night in an airport, Mahshid Mazooji was determined to turn it into...

Soldier Shields Woman From Exploding Car: ‘It’s going to have to go through me to get to you’

While most people may not feel compelled to run towards a car engulfed in smoke, Staff Sergeant Cory Hinkle says that he “did not...

CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions, Expand Disposal Service That’s Returned 100 Tons of Drugs

Limiting the strength and length of its opioid prescriptions, and expanding its successful disposal service will curb possible abuse at CVS pharmacies.

200 Dogs Rescued From Euthanization Fate in Largest Overseas Airlift Ever

205 pups, young and old, were airlifted from Puerto Rico earlier this week so they could finally be given a better life. The mission, which...

Prisoners Change Their Lives, Becoming Expert Braille Transcribers for Blind Students

Just because these inmates are behind bars doesn't mean that they can't make a positive difference in the world, or do something so meaningful...

Pilot Flies 750 Miles to Save a Dog That Was Given 24 Hours to Live

While dogs might be man's best friend, this man is now definitely the best friend of Lisa the pup. Lisa, also known as Adrienne, is a...

When a Scared Homebody Got Lost, Stranger Helped Find Her Home – and Her Confidence

Anita Hughes used to be a notorious homebody who rarely left the house, except on Sunday mornings. If she did venture out during the...