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Evangelical Christian Opposes School anctioned Prayer

An evangelical Christian wrote a letter to the editor of WorldNetDaily.com describing exactly why prayer at a high school football game is a bad...

The Top Ten Green Buildings for 2006

This summer, the American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment selected the top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design...
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Retirees Win 100K for Creating Lasting Change

The Purpose Prize honors "what may be a new trend -- retirees taking on some of the country's biggest social problems." The five winners of...
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Good News: GNN’s Tenth Year Anniversary!

EDITOR'S BLOG - Today the Good News Network enters it's tenth year on the Web. On August 31, 1997 I was amazed that at the push...

College Campuses are Going Green

In the state of Washington, colleges are now competing to see which school can become a better friend to the environment. By composting...
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Saving the World, One Video Game at a Time

Peacemaker is a new video game about the conflict in the Middle East that let's players assume the roles of either the Israeli prime...

British Children to be Trained in Positive Thinking

2000 students in state schools in Britain will be taught the art of positive thinking under a pilot program aimed at cutting depression, self-harm...
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Street Piano Saved by Citizens Fighting City Council

(Big Cheers for Clare Kerr for submitted this story) Sheffield, England- Three lovely blokes were moving into a flat at 165 Sharrow Vale Road...
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Maine Extends Giving Laptops to Seventh Graders

Maine extended its successful laptop program in schools last week announcing a contract for Apple Computers to supply new laptops to more than...
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Chicago Unveils Most Ambitious Bike Plan in US

Chicago has unveiled its new Bike 2015 Plan, designed to achieve the mayor's goal to make the Windy City the most bicycle-friendly city in...
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HERO Youth Ambassadors to Serve African Orphans, Schools Hit by AIDS

The HERO campaign is enhancing the lives of children who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Today it launched...
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Arabs, Jews Clean Up Galilee Together

In the northern port town of Acre, Jewish and Arab high school students work together to transform rubbish into hand-crafted benches. And in the...

Less Sex, Smoking and Alcohol for Today’s Teens

Teenagers today are drinking less, smoking less and having less sex than their peers did 15 years ago, according to a national study released...
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Gay Couples Parent Just Like Everybody Else

Hearing the voices recently insisting that it is best for a child to grow up with one father and one mother reminds me of...

Machine Offers Sight to Some Blind People

A team of eye doctors, fellow researchers, and students at MIT have produced a "seeing machine " that allows the visually challenged to view...
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Teen Inventors Win $50,000 Turning Bacteria into Power Supply, Herbal Extract to Kill Infections

Great kids abound. They can tackle any problem in the world today. Last Friday the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for high school...
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New Orleans gets $60 Million Boost from Tiny Arab Nation

New Orleans receives a big boost this week from the small Persian Gulf country of Qatar who is paying-up a large chunk of the...
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Soda Sales in Schools Voluntarily Slashed

Former President Bill Clinton and the American Heart Association negotiated a deal with the biggest beverage distributors in the U.S. whereby they will voluntarily...
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Schools Take Action on Overweight Kids

In response to a steep rise in obesity among children, some public schools are taking action. It shocked me to learn that only 6...

Defying bombs, Baghdad school teaches music, ballet

Shiite and Sunni students travel side by side each day through dangerous territory to attend Baghdad's Music and Ballet school. The school building is...