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Student Attempts Courageous Rescue in Icy Harbor

"Saint John police are praising a 24-year-old university student for his attempts to rescue a man drowning in the frigid city harbour. Alex Scott...

Peace Plan Unveiled for City

Salinas police and city officials held a press conference to launch a new campaign intended to reduce local violence. The effort is called CAPSTONE,...
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Random Acts of Kindness Kick Off First Ottawa Kindness Week

For one week, February 15 to 24, Ottawa is choosing to be kind. The city will be celebrating, encouraging, and even keeping a web...
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If You Expect the Worst From Strangers this Story is for You

My faith in human nature has never been so inflated as it was last weekend after our family get-together in Vail. Here's the story... On...

Brazil to Crack Down on Recent Rise in Deforestation

Brazil announced it will send police and environmental agents to the rainforest in an emergency move aimed at stopping an alarming rise in deforestation...
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Top Ten Good News Stories of 2007!

Looking back and choosing the top good news stories of the year was a happy exercise and I've concluded that 2007 was a good...

Saudis More Pro-America Than Ever

In advance of President Bush’s anticipated visit to the country later this month, Kenneth Ballen, president of Terror Free Tomorrow, a public opinion organization,...

Rookie Cop Braves Raging Flames To Rescue Rooming House Residents

"A Toronto area police officer is being called a hero after racing into a burning rooming house and saving all those inside." (CityNews with...

Wedding Band Saves Man’s Life

Steve G. sends this: "Another reason why married men live longer." Police said the shopkeeper's wedding band deflected the bullet and saved his...

Program Helps Kids Put a Stop to Bullying

Galesburg, Illinois 4th- and 5th-graders are benefitting from a new lesson plan by a former police officer that guides students through different situations they...

Bystanders Help Out When $15,000 From Armoured Car Hits the Road in New York

"Three bystanders helped pick up $15,000 in dollar bills that flitted across a Long Island road after falling out of an armoured car on...

Book Giveaways Give Inmates Food for Thought

Give inmates books when they're bored and they're less likely to cause trouble, more likely to think about turning over a new leaf. The...

Super Foam Inventor Gets Whacked by a Shovel to Prove a Point (Video)

"A new super foam promises to protect athletes from impact and its inventor proved the point by taking a full force shovel hit to...

Maine Letter Carrier Named ‘Hero of the Year’ for Rescuing Elderly Apartment Fire Victim

A Maine letter carrier who pulled an elderly woman in flames from her burning apartment building along his postal route, then alerted other residents...

Largest Peacekeeping Force Committed for Darfur

"The UN Security Council has voted to send peacekeepers to the war-ravaged Darfur region of Sudan, after months of wrangling. Up to 26,000 troops...

Students Feed Homeless Despite City Warnings

"For nearly two years, students, parents and staff at the Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School have handed out food and supplies to the...
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Live Earth Concerts on 07/7/7 Tune in Worldwide Climate Message and Music

Plan this Saturday, 7/7/07, to check in with Live Earth, a 24-hour concert taking place on 7 continents that will bring together more than...

Brittle Bones Can’t Crack Woman’s Spirit

When Gail Rennetty was a baby, she cried every time her mother touched her. She had so many broken bones by the time she...
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Violence Drops Dramatically in Iraq After Alliance is Formed

"Violence in Iraq's al-Anbar province has dropped dramatically since the beginning of the year, due in large part to friendly relations between coalition forces...

Honest Airport Worker Lands Handsome Reward

While working at his second job with an airline in Kansas City, Robert Lewis peeked into a bag to find "$266,000 worth of individually...