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Massachusetts Voters Pass Historic Animal Protection Law

Massachusetts just banned contained spaces from being used to house livestock due to the harsh impact it has on the animals' physical and mental wellbeing.

Massachusetts Health Care Honored as Government Success

As the Obama administration and Congress debate the details of a national health care plan, the state that paved the way for universal...

Good News in History, April 19

On this day, 32 years ago, Gregory Robertson intentionally committed to a 200-mph free fall to save an unconscious skydiver. From 13,500 feet, he saw...

Good News in History, April 18

110 years ago today, Joan of Arc was beatified as a saint by Catholic leaders in Rome. An illiterate farm girl who claimed that...

Good News in History, April 2

80 years ago today, the soul singer-songwriter and musician Marvin Gaye was born in Washington, DC. ‘The Prince of Motown’ helped to shape the...

Good News in History, March 12

50 years ago today, Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman, forming a union that would last 29 years until her death at age 56 from...

Good News in History, March 7

170 years ago today, the renown American botanist and horticultural pioneer, Luther Burbank, who developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants, was born. He...

Good News in History, February 28

On this day 35 years ago, Michael Jackson made history winning seven Grammy awards, including Album of the year for ‘Thriller’, Record of the year...

This 2-Year-Old Deaf Girl Loves People – So Her Whole Neighborhood is Learning Sign Language

As a means of having a conversation with their friendly little neighbor, this entire community is learning sign language.

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Up Another Home for Abused and Traumatized Girls

Rock and roll musician Steven Tyler has already donated hundreds of thousands of dollars in order to ensure the health and happiness of abused...

Oficiales de Policía y Bomberos a Través de los Estados Unidos Están Manejando el Estrés Cotidiano de sus Servicios al Deslizarse ante Algo no tan Convencional

El grupo sin fines de lucro Yoga Para Primeros Respondedores está enseñando a estos rescatistas de emergencia una mejor manera de manejar las demandas...

Una Chica que Podría Morir Por Cualquier Olor Fuerte es Salvada por un Perro Especialmente Entrenado

A esta adolescente se le ha dado un nuevo aliciente en su vida gracias a un perro de 3 años que ha sido entrenado para ayudarle con su condición.

How a Yoga Teacher is Saving First Responders Across America From Depression – With Downward Dog

Yoga is not just good for exercise – it is saving police officers and firefighters from depression and mental illness.

12-Year-old Boy Gives Away Thousands of Lunches to the Homeless – and He’ll Soon Have His Own Truck

In order to feed the homeless people of Boston, this youngster will soon be operating his own food truck out of Cambridge.

Girl Who Could Die From Any Strong Smell is Saved by a Specially-Trained Dog

This teenager has been given a new lease on life thanks to a 3-year-old pup who has been trained to help with her condition.

200 Years Ago Today, Silent Night Was Composed in Just a Few Hours in Time for Midnight Mass

On this date every year, the Declaration of Christmas Peace is read aloud at noon in the Old Great Square in Finland's oldest city, Turku, a tradition dating back to the Middle Ages. With fanfare and warning, the declaration calls for quiet and peaceful conduct during the Christmas period, including no animal hunting. It is broadcast throughout the country every year on December 24. WATCH an inspiring holiday ad envisioning what the truce was like...

Good News in History, December 21

Happy Birthday to Jane Fonda who is now a fabulously-fit 80 years old! She celebrated the occasion by throwing a party for charity, raising $1.3 million for a Georgia-based nonprofit that focuses on preventing teen pregnancy. Since she founded the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, teen pregnancy has fallen 66% in 22 years. She is thrilled to have reached 80, and to also still be working — co-starring with Lily Tomlin in the popular Netflix comedy Grace and Frankie and making a movie with Robert Redford. WATCH a clip from the party... (1937)

U.S. Just Finalized the Largest Offshore Wind Sale in the Nation’s History

The $405.1 million deal is the latest example of America's growing enthusiasm for wind energy.

Firefighter Dresses Like Buddy The Elf And Starts Pillow Fights With Shoppers–and it’s Hilarious

A firefighter has been spreading holiday cheer by dressing up like Buddy the Elf—and challenging strangers to pillow fights on Boston streets.

Good News in History, December 11

35 years ago today, Catholic John Paul II made a “historic religious breakthrough” when he became the first pope to speak at a Lutheran...