The Good News

It’s time for some uplifting stories

Looking for something other than the doom and gloom? We thought so! That’s why we’ve created this page. Our very own Madison Gesiotto is going to be curating the best stories of recovery, life, and hope. Bookmark this page and be sure to visit frequently to lift your spirits!

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Friday October 23, 2020

‘Good Karma’ and Plenty of ‘Zen’ as New Jersey Animal Shelter Finds Pets Home, NBC 10

North Kingstown community replaces egg stand for man after his was stolen, WJAR 10

89-year-old pizza deliveryman gets surprise $12K tip, Today

Research Finds Few Links Between Schools and COVID-19 Cases, NPR

China becomes first major economy to recover from Covid-19 pandemic, The Guardian

Georgia pastor shocks pregnant Waffle House server with $12K tip after learning special detail about baby, WDRB

Thursday October 22, 2020

Happy ending for Evansville family as they take home ‘miracle baby’,  Courier and Press

Why Doing Good Boosts Health And Well-Being, Forbes

Idaho Make-A-Wish grants 17-year-old with horse, CBS 2 Idaho

Soldier dresses as school mascot to surprise kids after returning home from deployment, Fox 8 News

Which charities do the most good? Charity Navigator joins the effort to answer this crucial question, Vox

Possible new organ in the human throat discovered by Dutch scientists, CNN

Wednesday October 21, 2020

VIDEO: Firefighter surprises daughter after 13-day deployment to historic California fires, ABC 11

Cordova woman with a heart of gold gets Pass It On surprise, WREG News 3

Best Photos Of The World We Want: Great Photography Contest Celebrating U.N.’s 75th Year, Forbes

Local breast cancer survivor starts cosmetic tattooing business to help other survivors, WBTV 3

Who’s that girl?! Baby’s silly Walmart photo is a viral hit, Yahoo! News

Big Ten football is back: Everything to know on and off field in 2020, Sporting News

Tuesday October 20, 2020

Discovery of ‘supergene’ in fire ants could help with pest control, Albany Herald

‘It brings happy tears to my eyes’: Best friend reunion at pumpkin patch goes viral, 8 News

‘Grandma and grandson magic duo’ become internet stars in China, South China Morning Post

This mega-course collection helps digital entrepreneurs find success and happiness at the same time, The Next Web

Daddy’s little girl: Emotional reunion with 10-year-old and firefighting father, Fox 6 Now

Community coming together to help young Eldersburg girl in fight against cancer, Baltimore Sun

Monday October 19, 2020

Good News Story: Nigerian Irish Teen Girls Win Prize For Dementia App, NPR

Nottingham boy recovering from second skull surgery, family starts nonprofit, WMUR Manchester

Doctor’s dance steps on ‘Garmi’ while wearing PPE kit sets the internet on fire, Indian Express

VIDEO: Dance Theatre of Harlem Company Members Dance Through the Streets of NYC, Broadway World

12-Year-Old Finds Fossil On Hike With Dad, Moms

‘You deserve to dream big’ | New Louisville nonprofit hopes to empower young women of color, WDRB

Friday October 16, 2020

Michigan COVID-19 survivor to return home after more than 195 days in the hospital, ClickOn Detroit

Locally-based nonprofit to host conference aimed at educating community on domestic violence, St. George News

A Special Homecoming Thanks to Warrick Dunn and Denard Span, Bay News 9

Canadian researchers gave $7,500 to people without a home — and the results show the power of universal basic income, Business Insider

Helping makes him happy: ‘Real deal’ nonprofit founder gives away Halloween costumes, Newsday

Ugg Launches Boot Collection For People With Special Needs, Disability Scoop

Thursday October 15, 2020

Tulsa officer shot during traffic stop will be returning home, Oklahoma’s News 4

The 10 most exciting new iPhone 12 features, BGR

Bedford County man wins big for the second time in just 16 months, NBC 10 News

He almost lost his 10-year-old business. Then two young women stepped in, 11 Alive

At 8, Charlotte YouTuber starts business, shares earnings with charities, WSOC TV 9

Dunkin’ adds a spicy donut for the first time ever, 7 News Miami

Wednesday October 14, 2020

More Than Half of Americans Say They’re Happiest in the Fall, Survey Finds, People

Hillsboro Police work to connect homeless with community services, Katu 2

How Memes and a Good Laugh Can Help People in Recovery, The New York Times

Alligood’s Garage going strong at 107, The Washington Daily News

Tyler Perry To Receive People’s Champion of 2020 Award At People’s Choice Awards, Deadline

China’s credit growth remained robust in September amid recovery, The Business Times

Tuesday October 13, 2020

Local history: Akron soldier’s watch coming home to his family from England, Akron Beacon Journal

Apple iPhone 12 with 5G, HomePod Mini and more: Everything announced today, CNET

Happy dance lands employee and her new boss spot on ‘Ellen’ show, Decaturish

Anne Nolan: My prognosis is good after fantastic chemo results, Yahoo! Sports

Step Denver helping men in addiction recovery, 9 News

Disney’s major reorganization is good news for anyone who loves Disney Plus, The Verge

Monday October 12, 2020

Inhaled Vaccines Aim to Fight Coronavirus at Its Point of Attack, Bloomberg

Veterans Voices: Navy sailor creates nonprofit to bring joy to active duty service members, Fox 8 News

90 year old celebrates birthday with dive from Sky Tower, NZ Herald

More Chesterfield students begin in-class learning: ‘I’m excited’, 6 News Richmond

S&P 500 futures rise slightly as stimulus negotiations continue, CNBC

‘I’m so happy to be alive every day’: Mother diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer helps others survive, News 12 Connecticut

Friday October 9, 2020

Award honors OTC civilian for volunteering, The Fort Hood Sentinel

Covid-19 Vaccine-Trial Volunteers Look to Make a Difference, Wall Street Journal

Mattel Unveils Susan B. Anthony Barbie Doll as Newest Addition to Inspiring Women Series, People

New Mom Gave Birth in the Middle of Taking the Bar Exam … And Finished!, Yahoo! Life

Titans get good news with no positive results, Toledo Blade

Planting Handful of Seeds in a Bare Yard Could Reduce Stress Levels As Much As 8 Mindfulness Sessions, Good News Network

Thursday October 8, 2020

Family, dog reunited after nearly 3 years apart, 7 News Miami

Good News Thursday: Baby panda gender reveal, man builds desks for elementary students in need, The Daily Universe

Aces abound: Naples man makes two holes-in-one in round; playing partners make one each, Naples

After 3,000 years, Tasmanian devils return to mainland Australia, Live Science

Nobel Prize for Medicine goes to Hepatitis C discovery, BBC News

UK economy grew 6.6% in July as gradual recovery continues, CNBC

Wednesday October 7, 2020

John Daly made the most John Daly hole-in-one ever, GOLF

Subaru Just Broke A Guinness World Record For The Largest Parade Of Cars, Torque News

McDonald’s adds new bakery items for the first time in almost a decade, CNN

Eryk Williamson enjoying a breakout season, under the watchful eyes of mom, The Athletic

Good news for Pitt players’ parents: Heinz Field will welcome spectators, Tribune Live

Fifth Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day, CWAC

Tuesday October 6, 2020

Pa. gun rights supporters rally around right to bear arms at annual Capitol event, WHYY

GRANDFATHER LEAVES TOUCHING NOTE ON FREE BUCKET OF BASEBALLS ABOUT CHERISHING TIME WITH FAMILY, The Independent

Qatar Airways Is Giving Away 21,000 Free Plane Tickets to Teachers, Travel + Leisure

This man spent a day thanking all 3,200+ laid to rest in a veterans’ cemetery for their service, ABC 7 KETV

Buried lakes of liquid water discovered on Mars, BBC News

Stocks Inch To Two-Week High After Trump Leaves Hospital, OANN

Monday October 5, 2020

Moline police: Three missing girls are reunited with their parents, WHBF

‘They never expected that’: Police officers help deliver baby in department parking lot, Fox 8 News

Amazon is hiring 33,000 new employees with an average compensation package worth $150,000, CNN

Viral Video: Boy Does Bhangra In Front Of Dogs. Their Reaction Is Hilarious, NDTV

Giving back: Arizona food blogger tips big to struggling restaurants, Fox 10 Phoenix

El Paso’s iconic Scenic Drive celebrates 100 years of great views, ABC 7 KVIA

Friday October 2, 2020

September jobs report: US economy gains 661,000 payrolls, unemployment rate ticks down to 7.9%, Yahoo! Finance

Science Says Watching Cute Animals Is Good for Your Health, VICE

Coming together in the fight against cancer, Rome News-Tribune

‘Oh Lord, There’s Another!’: Parents Expecting Baby’s Delivery Surprised By 2nd Bundle Of Joy, CBS 4 Minnesota

COVID-19 patient discharged after monthlong battle, Centre Daily News

President Trump’s ‘Platinum Plan’ Gives Economic Empowerment To Black Communities, OANN

Thursday October 1, 2020

‘Helpless’ doctors at start of coronavirus pandemic now have more treatments to save lives, CNBC

Wake County man wins lottery after promising his wife he would, ABC 11

Cedar City non-profit Happy Factory hosting community open house, The Spectrum

‘Provocative results’ boost hopes of antibody treatment for COVID-19, Spectrum Magazine

2020 becomes another historic year for good air quality in Virginia, WSLS 10

Virginia girl with special needs asks for birthday cards after no one comes to her party, ABC 13 WSET

Wednesday September 30, 2020

N.C. Food Lion employee saves woman’s life in store, being called a ‘hero’, WBTV

Against All Odds, Live Concerts Are Coming Back This Fall, Rolling Stone

Thanks to donations, Queen’s Medical Center to build a special caregiver sanctuary, Hawaii News Now

Anonymous winner claims $202M Mega Millions jackpot,  NJ.com

Meet Uni, the Lovable Shiba Inu Who Always Has a Smile on His Face, Modern Magnet

Goldman Sachs names woman to run major division for the first time in years, MarketWatch

Tuesday September 29, 2020

It’s a girl! Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomes baby giraffe, Fox 35 Orlando

Woman Who Survived West Englewood Shooting Reunited With CPD Officer Who Saved Her Life For Her Birthday, CBS 2 Chicago

Video of Tennessee fan inside Williams-Brice with some wild dance moves going viral, Saturday Down South

Stranded dog rescued from bridge 120 feet above Mississippi River, Fox 13 Tampa Bay

‘Smiling isn’t bad and troubles don’t last forever’ – North County rapper Retro Champ bounced back from near suicide with message of hope, St. Louis American

Cherokee County educator donating kidney to student after testing as a perfect match, WSB-TV 2 Atlanta

Monday September 28, 2020

New dad enlists the help of Cleveland Clinic caregivers for surprise proposal, WKYC

PANDA BONANZA: National Zoo’s ‘plump’ baby panda almost as round as it is long, ABC 7 WJLA

Woman goes sober after 20 years of addiction, ABC 7 KHQA

Don’t mind me! Playful cat strikes up a bond with three Shiba Inu dogs who welcome her as part of the pack, Daily Mail

Justin Bieber and Chance The Rapper Are Donating $250,000 to Fans Battling ‘Hard Times’, Billboard

Human Shield Dad Gets Over $200k in Donations, Offer for Free Therapy, TMZ

Friday September 25, 2020

8-year-old’s bionic ‘Hero Arm’ saves his future, ABC 5 KOKO

Georgia prostitution bust: Human trafficking victims rescued, 18 arrested, Fox 5 Atlanta

A little good news amongst the garbage: The Great British Baking Show is back, AV Club

Smiles for Seniors: Community delivers warm greetings to Palolo Chinese Home, KHON 2

USC football is back! Pac-12 reportedly votes to return for a fall season, Fansided

Thursday September 24, 2020

Oldest living Marine celebrates 107th birthday in Kannapolis, WBTV

80-year-old Alabama woman skydives to celebrate birthday, News Channel 11

Family reunited with horse after losing everything in the blaze of Berry Creek, ABC 7 KRCR

Coming together in a crisis, Press Herald

Rwandan genocide orphan’s ‘miracle’ WhatsApp reunion, Yahoo! News

Making a Difference: KPD receives free books to donate to kids, WVLT 8

Wednesday September 23, 2020

Woman gives birth to quadruplets after brain surgery in Texas, WCAX 3

Miracle’ dog Naiko survives being shot 40 TIMES in the head by shotgun pellets, DailyMail.com

‘We’re Trying to Do Something Fun’: Nun Behind Viral Miami Heat Video Speaks, NBC 6 South Florida

‘This is nothing short of a miracle’ | 3-year-old receives life saving heart transplant, WWLTV

Dog Tries Anime Snapchat Filter With Hilarious Results, Newsweek

Lincoln family’s joy of lockdown photo capturing first kiss, BBC News

Tuesday September 22, 2020

Seville-Guilford Fire Department welcomes new K-9 therapy to the team, Cleveland 19

72-year-old Rialto artist goes viral with help of San Bernardino college student, The Sun

Single dad whose quest for love went viral to appear on matchmaking podcast, Columbus Dispatch

Man jumps off motorcycle, saves toddler rolling down hill; incident goes viral, The Tribune

Lynchburg woman recovered from COVID-19 celebrates birthday by donating her plasma, ABC 13 WSET

Monday September 21, 2020

UW football players thrilled to play this fall, confident in safety protocols, 27 ABC WKOW

New York City’s Pre-K Children, Special-Needs Students to Start School, Wall Street Journal

Adam West Honored by Batman Fans on What Would Have Been His 92nd Birthday, MovieWeb

Bishop Michael Curry Preaches The Power Of Love To Find ‘Hope In Troubling Times’, NPR

Family reunited with dog after weeks of uncertainty, NBC 2 KJRH

Sweet rides and saving lives, ABC 16 WNEP

Friday September 18, 2020

Her father’s food truck made just $6 in one day — until his daughter made a heartfelt plea on Twitter, KMBC Kansas City

Shorewood Tortoise Reunited With Owners After 4 Mile Trek From Home, CBS 2 Chicago

Melbourne couple reunited with children after being stranded in Mexico, 9 News

Hawaii tentatively reopening to tourists October 15, CNN

Coronavirus numbers going down in Shawnee County, KSNT

Greencastle woman finds beauty in art during pandemic, The Record Herald

Thursday September 17, 2020

‘Rachael Ray Show’ gives $10,000 to Clifton Park family caring for rescued dogs, WNYT

Treatments that target the coronavirus in the nose might help prevent COVID-19, Science Daily

Manufacturers produce COVID-19 vaccine ahead of FDA approval, ABC 13

Angelina Jolie donates to boys’ lemonade stand raising funds for Yemen, NBC News

Grandma & Granddaughter Give Cute Virtual Fairy Garden Tours, Moms

Lovebeans Coffeehouse in Creekside Park focuses on giving back to The Woodlands community, Community Impact Newspaper

Wednesday September 16, 2020

Trump hails ‘dawn of new Middle East’ with UAE-Bahrain-Israel deals, BBC News

US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, AP News

Happiness is a skill that you can learn, Indian Express

Nikki Webster shares a special moment with daughter Skylah on the 20th anniversary of the Sydney Olympics deputies, 7 News

Deputy shot in line of duty to go home following his recovery, News 4 San Antonio

‘A miracle’: How 132-year-old Lick Observatory was saved from one of California’s largest wildfires, San Fransisco Chronicle

Tuesday September 15, 2020

Community shows a parade of support for local sheriff’s deputies, WWAY 3

When the pandemic ends, these are the places you want to invest, MarketWatch

Successful Aging: The surprise on this Zoom call brought me to tears, LA Daily News

Jayson Tatum Will Be Reunited With Son Deuce On Tuesday, CBS Boston

Community Turns Out For Christian Health Center, WKDZ Radio

Wife’s prank on husband goes viral, bringing smiles to faces around the world, CNN International

Monday September 14, 2020

11-year-old donates over 22,000 diapers to single moms through lemonade stands, ABC News

Mortgage Refinancings Boom, Even as Coronavirus Hits Economy, Wall Street Journal

Kentucky City Enjoys Booming Economy Amid Pandemic As Rest Of Country Reels, NPR

‘GMA’ Deals and Steals: Retail Rescue edition to support 28 small businesses, Good Morning America

Corporate mentor program boosts small-business proteges, Atlanta Business Chronicle

A community coming together: How a D.C. food bank is expanding its reach to feed families, ABC 7 WJLA

Friday September 11, 2020

Soldier to receive Medal of Honor after helping save 70 captives from the Islamic State, Washington Post

U.S. Marshals recover 39 missing children in Georgia operation, Fox 5 Atlanta

Americans splurged over Labor Day weekend. That’s the good news, Reuters

Will Smith Shares Photos from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Special for Show’s 30th Anniversary, People

‘That Kept Us Going’: Small Businesses Stay Alive With Local Help, The New York Times

These ‘teddy bear toss’ videos will warm your heart, KSAT San Antonio

Thursday September 10, 2020

Google 3D animals: How to use the cool AR feature at home, CNET

Military helicopters rescue more than 200 people trapped by wildfire in California, Stripes

‘Mighty Ducks’ Star Shaun Weiss Beaming Thanks to Brand New Teeth, TMZ

It’s a tough year. So, a Wisconsin farmer planted 2 million sunflowers to cheer us up, USA Today

‘Operation Homecoming’: Eight missing children recovered in Indiana, total of 72 children found in federal sweeps, KIRO Seattle

Wednesday September 9, 2020

Mom’s viral video on the confusion surrounding school year is hilarious, Good Morning America

Melio Raises $144M to keep Small Businesses in Business by Simplifying their B2B Payments, Business Wire

Parents expecting baby’s delivery surprised by 2nd bundle of joy, News Channel 3 KESQ

Business is good for bike shops despite supply chain issues, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Middletown boy, mother deliver joy through Aquidneck Shells project, Newport RI

Rolls-Royces, Rolexes and rowhouses: Feds crack down on small business loan fraud, Politico

Tuesday September 8, 2020

Labor Day surprise for veterans staying at Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, Fox 56

Detroit Tigers players get ‘miss you’ messages from families. It’ll warm your heart, too, Detroit Free Press

Memphis teen brings smiles through yard sign business, News Channel 3 WREG

Problem-solving ‘through the years’ helps create a happy 70-year marriage: Olmsted Dates and Data, Cleveland.com

A life-saving gift: Detroit woman to donate kidney to husband with COVID-19, Click On Detroit

Saving lives: 10-year-old boy’s decision to donate organs before losing his life, Wavy

Friday September 4, 2020

Lowe’s giving out coronavirus small business relief grants up to $20,000 through nonprofit LISC, USA Today

Hillsborough County deputy surprises a mom by donating car seats instead of issuing a ticket, ABC Action News

CDC Asks States To Plan For Potential Vaccine Distribution Starting In Late October, NPR

Sisters who lived through 1918 flu pandemic both survived coronavirus scares, Washington Post

Plasma donation drive held at Fort Stewart to help fight COVID-19, WTOC

Manhattan Beach Dog Owners Celebrate Their Special Friends, Patch

Thursday September 3, 2020

11-year-old jumps behind the wheel to save grandma suffering medical emergency, 11 Alive

GM donating 750K child-size face masks to Michigan elementary kids, 1.25M for adults, WXYZ

Iceland Has Very Good News About Coronavirus Immunity, Bloomberg

Cruise Line’s First Cruise Back Was a Success, Cruise Fever

Wake Up Call: What amazing sunrise shots, Yahoo! News

Very Good News For REIT Investors, Seeking Alpha

Wednesday September 2, 2020

Pets Reunited with their Owners in Heartwarming Videos, TMZ

Marion County’s “Mini Givers” are giving back to their community, 12 WBOY

Beloved local kindergarten teacher gets heartwarming retirement sendoff, KRQE

Good News: Coronavirus Hasn’t Disrupted Most Retirement Plans, Motley Fool

Disneyland ‘ready’ to reopen when California allows; Florida governor OK with raising park capacity, USA Today

Will Smith and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” cast will reunite for 30th anniversary special on HBO Max, CBS News

Tuesday September 1, 2020

World’s Oldest Married Couple, with a Combined Age of 215, Sets New World Record, People

Ohio police officer rescues child from wrecked car after rollover crash, NBC 5 WLWT

Teen’s dolls are tailor-made for children with rare medical conditions, MSN Money

Virginians feeling good about economy despite COVID-19 impact, WFIR News Talk Radio

Nigerian boy gets scholarship after viral ballet video, AlJazeera

Low interest rates will help economy grow, The Vindicator

Monday August 31, 2020

Waitress brought to tears by huge surprise tip ahead of surgery, Today

N.J. coronavirus recovery: Restaurants may resume indoor dining Friday, with restrictions, WHYY

Adorable video of kittens ‘carjacking’ a Barbie van may leave you smiling. Watch, Hindustan Times

Dave Grohl and 10-Year-Old Are in an Amazing Drum Battle, Nerdist

COVID roundup: Good news amid the bad, Sandusky Register

Police: Ga. toddler found safe, reunited with family after being kidnapped outside home, 1011 Now

Friday August 28, 2020

Sailor surprises daughter at school after 10 months apart, Fox 8 Cleveland

Ewe complete me: The heartwarming story of Grace and Esther, The Standard

Two Florida teachers turned their students’ desks into little Jeeps to make social distancing less scary, 7 News Miami WSVN

‘We got the match’: Happy news for family fighting four-year-old’s Darcy Keeley’s leukaemia, 7 News Sydney

In the Face of Devastation, Rescue Groups Find Puerto Rican Pups Forever Homes, NBC 5 Chicago

Bruce Martyn, longtime Red Wings voice, wife Donna celebrate 70th anniversary, Michigan Live

Thursday August 27, 2020

Georgia Teachers’ Back-to-School Rap Goes Viral As Many Begin Virtual Learning, NBC Miami

Superheroes and super-smiles, Amherst Bee

Alexander’s father found alive, to be reunited with family, The Score

Heartwarming reunion for COVID-19 survivor, medical staff in Delaware County, ABC 6 WPVI

Influx of casino cash good news for county, Rome Sentinel

Happy Birthday, Tian Tian! Watch the National Zoo’s panda dad celebrate 23rd birthday, ABC 7 WJLA

Wednesday August 26, 2020

4-year-old Des Moines Boy Helps Clean up the City, Loves Doing it, The Union Journal

Great News Refinancers: Costly New Fee Gets Pushed To December, Forbes

CNN’s ‘Tech for Good’ meets inspiring people who are using technology to overcome adversity, Yahoo! Finance

15-year-old gets special quinceañera thanks to Make-A-Wish, News 12 Connecticut

Boy Helps Family Escape North Philly Fire, NBC 10 Philadelphia

3 Women Share Their Inspiring Financial Wins, The Ascent

Tuesday August 25, 2020

When you’re smiling, the whole world really does smile with you, Science Daily

The Smiling Retriever, Yahoo! Entertainment

NFL’s Henry Ruggs Surprises Girlfriend with New Mustang, Tears of Joy!, TMZ

First night of RNC 2020 was very effective, to media’s dismay, New York Post

V-Shaped Recovery in India’s Rural Economy Is Upside for GDP, Bloomberg

Pet Food Pantry Pops Up in Gulfport, Gulfport Gabber

Monday August 24, 2020

Single mom of 5 buys house thanks to McLaughlin Family Foundation donation and work with Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, The Oklahoman

Happy Birthday! 92-year-old woman gets special surprise by family and friends, News 5 WCYB

Student Athletes From Oak Forest Bring Surprise To 6-Year-Old Harvey Boy, CBS 2 Chicago

At Nickle Electrical, culture keeps employees happy, The News Journal

Good News. The Latest COVID-19 Tests Work Without ‘Tickling Your Brain’, Science Alert

Malco theaters reopen in Memphis with social distancing guidelines, Fox 13 Memphis

Friday August 21, 2020

A new Chatham church opens amid the pandemic hoping to unite the community, ABC 13 WSET

Rocko Returned To Owner In Happy Reunion, The Post-Journal

U.S. Economy Is Bouncing Back and Lockdowns Aren’t Necessary, Fed President Says, Newsweek

American Girl made five custom dolls honoring frontline workers. April, an EMT, is one of them, NBC 5 WLWT

‘Tears of joy’ as new drug ready for cystic fibrosis patient, BBC News

Tech center officials looking forward to teaching again, Daily American

Thursday August 20, 2020

ALL GOOD NEWS: Party on wheels brings joy, music, dance, and smiles to special needs families who need it most, KABC-TV

Heart Signs for Good: Virginia Mom, Teens Raise $6K to Feed Families, NBC 4 Washington

Good news: Ohio’s new coronavirus case totals continue to stay below 21-day average, Cleveland.com

Trumpet player brings joy to frontline workers, CBS 46

‘Love isn’t in grand gestures, it’s in the little things’: This couple’s story will put a big smile on your face, Hindustan Times

AMC movie theaters in Chicago area reopening Thursday with 15-cent tickets, ABC 7 Chicago

Wednesday August 19, 2020

Family celebrates recovery from Covid with happy dance, Hindustan Times

S&P 500 at Record as Stock Market Defies Economic Devastation, The New York Times

Covid-19 vaccine hopefuls surge in stock market debuts, Financial Times

Incredible Waterspouts on Lake Ontario Captured: Amazing Video, WIBX 950 AM

Beirut explosion: Video of church altar’s survival brings hope, BBC News

Tuesday August 18, 2020

Low rates push homebuilder optimism to highest since 1998, Crain’s New York

National Zoo giant panda’s ultrasound shows exciting new movement, baby cub is expected, ABC 7 WJLA

S&P 500 completes recovery from COVID-19 sell-off, hits record high, Yahoo! News

Black-Owned Hair Salon Raising Money To Rebuild After Looting: ‘My Mother Lost Everything She Worked For In One Day’, Block Club Chicago

Nasdaq hits record high close due to tech rally, Reuters

After 5-month closure, local gyms happy to reopen, despite restrictions, Westchester Journal News

Monday August 17, 2020

Scientists See Signs of Lasting Immunity to Covid-19, Even After Mild Infections, The New York Times

Heartwarming Video of Brothers Finding Bottle With a Special Message While Digging Yard Goes Viral, News 18

Coronavirus updates: Sturgis bike rally enters final weekend; more good news for blood plasma treatment; travel restrictions in Europe, The Columbus Dispatch

Elyria boy with special needs surprised with tricycle thanks to generous donor, state patrol, Fox 8 News

GOOD NEWS: Church comes through with 300 stuffed backpacks, Florida-Union

A reason to smile: Man caught dancing to promote happiness, ABC 7 Amarillo

Friday August 14, 2020

A homeless man hadn’t seen his family in 20 years. This couple reunited them, Washington Post

Duke infectious disease doctor on good news of coronavirus case numbers dropping, WRAL

Why This Teacher Turned Shoe Entrepreneur’s Business Is Thriving Despite COVID-19, Yahoo! Life

Mayo’s plasma program shows first signs of COVID-19 benefit, Star Tribune

Sisters separated by orphanages, foster homes are reunited after 46 years, KXAN

Good News: Memorial Health’s new technology to treat lung cancer, WTOC

Thursday August 13, 2020

Teenage entrepreneur survives coronavirus fallout with new products, taking business online, ABC Riverina

Oklahoma governor donates plasma after coronavirus recovery, Washington Times

Spike in violent crime follows rise in gun-buying amid social upheaval, Washington Post

PHOTOS: Local family-owned pet store survives during COVID-19 pandemic, WWLP

Kevin Costner’s New Road Trip App Tells History Stories Tailored Exactly to the Places You Are Driving Through, Good News Network

Wednesday August 12, 2020

COVID-19: Five heartwarming stories that’ll bring a smile to your face, Pune

PGA Championship shows golf in a ‘good place’, Yahoo! Sports

Uber, Facebook, and Booking.com are best picks to play unfolding recovery, Wall Street analyst says, Business Insider

Britain to roll out millions of 90-minute coronavirus tests, Yahoo! News

Tuscaloosa Mayor unveils “Project Unity” to bridge gap between police and community, WBRC 6

ACC, SEC say football plans remain unchanged, ESPN

Tuesday August 11, 2020

Luke Bryan Brought to Tears by Son’s Birthday Surprise, Taste of Country

Elkin six-year old returns home after hospital stay due to COVID related illness, Elkin Tribune

31-Year-Old Released From Hospital After Nearly 4 Months Of Battling Coronavirus, CBS Los Angeles

New Mexico offering business recovery loans, ABC 7 Amarillo

How to keep the small-business recovery going, The Hill

Monday August 10, 2020

New Zealand marks 100 days without any new reported local cases of the coronavirus, CBS News

‘Make people smile’: Macon boutique owner hosts Facebook Live fashion shows, 13 WMAZ

94-year-old street vendor brought to tears after random act of kindness by good Samaritan, Chron

Polson Police highlights acts of kindness in the community, Fox 28 Spokane

‘Paying it forward’ through sunflowers and acts of kindness in the community, ABC News 9 WAOW

This Could Be the Ace in the Hole for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine, Motley Fool

Friday August 7, 2020

A Covid Vaccine Could Be Ready Sooner Than You Think, Barron’s

Amid The Wreckage Of Beirut, An Animal Charity Is Reuniting People With Their Lost Pets, Scoop Whoop

‘She’s God’s Little Miracle Child’: Long Island Doctor Reunited With Baby Girl He Helped Save After She Was Born Prematurely, NBC 2 New York

O.C. health agency has some good coronavirus news, Los Angeles Times

11 Good News Stories: Trip Back to the Mound, More Second Chances, Patch

New Hampshire is first state to allow flying cars on the road, CNET

Thursday August 6, 2020

She survived the Spanish flu and COVID-19. She turned 104 this week!, First Coast News

Ryan Reynolds Helps Woman Locate Her Stolen Teddy Bear: Her Heartwarming Story, MSN Money

Good News: Two U.S.-produced COVID-19 vaccines now show ability to fight virus, KXAN

Good news: No positive COVID-19 tests at PGA Championship, Golf Channel

Local author shares heartwarming history, publishes latest work, Chronicle Online

Florida TV Journalist Victoria Price Recovered From Thyroid Cancer Detected By Viewer, Deadline

Wednesday August 5, 2020

Novavax becomes fifth COVID-19 vaccine developer to release promising early results, USA Today

‘Coloradans are doing the right thing:’ Polis has good news about COVID-19 trends in state, 9 News

Pharmaceutical companies race to develop monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19, CBS News

COVID-19: Five heartwarming stories to get you through the week, Pune Mirror

Local Eats: 4 Corners Cafe owner ‘brought to tears’ by community support amid pandemic, MLive

Tuesday August 4, 2020

Trump says U.S. may have coronavirus vaccine ‘far in advance’ of end of year, CNBC

Florida sheriff’s deputy shares lunch with homeless man on sidewalk, Fox 6 Now

8 heartwarming dog stories to get you through the week, Insider

Great News About Births During Covid-19, Bloomberg

Trump giving $35M to aid human trafficking survivors, AP News

Safe COVID-19 child care could be a good sign for schools, Los Angeles Times

Monday August 3, 2020

Florida, Palm Beach County get good coronavirus news, Palm Beach Post

COVID-19: Nicole Kidman reunited with mum after 8 months, Gulf News

First movie theater in Colorado Springs has reopened, The Gazette

Heartwarming NZ police video teaches children how it pays to be honest, New Zealand Herald

As pandemic continues, Philly fans glad to have sports back, KYW News Radio

Cop’s heartwarming reunion with 97-year-old woman he rescued from flood, Perth Now

Friday July 31, 2020

Woman’s COVID-19 Diagnosis Leads Her to Surprise Reunion with Long-Lost Sister After 50 Years, People

FDA approves development of at-home COVID-19 test kits, WCNC Charlotte

Some (Modest) Good News on Covid-19: Doctors Are Getting Better at Treating It, The Wall Street Journal

Family Reunites with EMS Dad as He Returns From 100 Days on Frontlines, People

A Cheap, Simple Way to Control the Coronavirus, The New York Times

XPO’s Earnings Beat Forecasts. It’s Good News on the Economy, Barron’s

Thursday July 30, 2020

‘Love And Solidarity’: Amid Coronavirus, Mutual Aid Groups Resurge In New York City, NPR

Love in the time of coronavirus: Couples share how they found matches in the middle of a pandemic, CNN

Good News: COVID-19’s Social Distancing Seems to Cure FOMO, Yahoo! Finance

Local Animal Shelter Provides Glimmer Of Hope Amid Pandemic, Levittown Tribune

Good news for Maryland in latest COVID-19 testing, 247 Sports

Starbucks says business ‘steadily recovering’ as stores reopen, Reuters

Wednesday July 29, 2020

NIH to start ‘flurry’ of large studies of potential Covid-19 treatments to spread, STAT News

Coronavirus outbreak shows signs of slowing in Arizona, Texas and Florida, CNBC

Medina County doctor using sleep aid to help treat COVID-19 patients, KSAT

Russia Plans to Register first COVID-19 Vaccine by Aug. 12, Bloomberg

Hoping for a Second Stimulus Check? Three Pieces of Good News, Waco Tribune-Herald

Yale to lead trial of potential COVID-19 treatment, Yale News

Tuesday July 28, 2020

Baseball Is Back. Online Sports Betting Could Hit Record Levels., Barron’s

Young brothers create talk show to spread good news, Wood TV

Cuomo briefing: ‘More good news’ on coronavirus in NY, update on complication in kids, Syracuse

Former FDA commissioner says he’d feel confident taking first round of coronavirus vaccine, The Hill

College Student Rides Bike for 48 Days across Europe to Get Home Amid the Pandemic, AmoMama News

Monday July 27, 2020

Back on the road for former biker, aged 93, Daily Echo

NASA Designed Perfume Captures Smell Of Outer Space, NPR

Man Sails Across the Atlantic Ocean Alone to See His Father After Coronavirus Shuts Down, People

Dr. Anthony Fauci isn’t ‘particularly concerned’ about Moderna coronavirus vaccine’s new technology, CNBC

Phase 3 clinical trial of investigational vaccine for COVID-19 begins, NIH

Friday July 24, 2020

Disabled best friends given 2% chance of survival recreate old photo, Metro News

Coronavirus: Afghan girls make ventilators out of car parts, BBC News

Mike Tyson to return to boxing to face Roy Jones Jr. in an 8-round exhibition, Yahoo! Sports

Community Comes Together To Support Car Vandalism Victim, The Intelligencer

Fayetteville community comes together to help children with school supplies, 5 News Online

Gr8 News: Community comes together to sew masks for its students, KCCI 8 Des Moines

Thursday July 23, 2020

The Trump administration will shell out $2 billion toward the creation of a coronavirus vaccine, and the first 100 million doses will be free to Americans, Business Insider

‘Miracle’ COVID-19 Survivor Finally Leaves NYC Hospital After 128-Day Fight For His Life, NBC 4 New York

2 best friends given low chance of survival defy the odds and graduate high school together, CBS News

Percentage of positive COVID-19 tests down in Virginia, WDBJ 7

Synairgen shares soar 300% on COVID-19 treatment, but caveats abound, Fierce Biotech

Wednesday July 22, 2020

U.S. agrees to pay Pfizer and BioNTech $2 billion for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine, CNBC

Everett boy with cancer gets Disney parade in his neighborhood after COVID-19 canceled the real parade, King 5

Good coronavirus news: A vitamin that may help, improved treatments and a relief for smokers, Salt Lake Tribune

Medina Meadows nursing home throws car parade for residents, Fox 8

Indians keep their distance in mass tree planting campaign, ABC News

Maine animal shelters change adoption procedures due to coronavirus pandemic, 13 WGME

Tuesday July 21, 2020

76-year-old COVID-19 survivor returns home, WCIA

Couple reunited at local nursing home after months apart during coronavirus pandemic, WKBN

WHO applauds Oxford coronavirus vaccine data: ‘It is good news’, CNBC

Premature baby born with coronavirus finally reunited with mum, 7 News

Local VA social worker deployed to New Jersey to help in COVID-19 response, LebTown

Monday July 20, 2020

Llama Cells Could Help Scientists Create a COVID-19 Treatment, Smithsonian Magazine

More adults in New Mexico testing positive for COVID-19 are asymptomatic. Could be good news, Las Cruces Sun News

Good News: COVID-19 Vaccines Stimulate the Production of Both Antibodies and T-Cells, Reason

The explosion of new coronavirus tests that could help to end the pandemic, Nature

A COVID-19 ‘mitzvah’: Orthodox Jews donate blood plasma by the thousands, NBC News

Science says (again): Open the schools, New York Post

Friday July 17, 2020

All Good News: Girl designs kid-friendly face shields to help during coronavirus pandemic, ABC 7

University of Houston designs air filter that can ‘catch and kill’ COVID-19, Click 2 Houston

Coronavirus ERADICATED? Virus could vanish by September after promising Italian trend, Express UK

SC governor says virtual learning is ‘not as good’ as he pushes for schools to reopen 5 days a week, WIS News 10

Helping Florida’s Small Businesses Survive The Pandemic, WUSF News

Worlds Away Escape Room excited to reopen, The Winchester Star

Thursday July 16, 2020

Red Sox prospect Bobby Dalbec discusses return after recovering from COVID-19, Boston Herald

Coronavirus: Kenyan boy who made hand-washing machine awarded, BBC News

Need some good news about COVID-19? Here are 6 reasons for optimism , The Washington Post

‘This is good news’: US hails hopeful results from coronavirus vaccine trial, EuroNews

Business leaders surprisingly upbeat about COVID recovery, Crain’s Chicago Business

Wednesday July 15, 2020

On Jersey City dead end street, the food is free and the reward is priceless, NJ.com

Dow futures surge 500 points after Goldman’s blowout quarter, Moderna’s vaccine news, CNBC

No one should have to go hungry, News Press Now

Moderna Says Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Produced ‘Robust’ Immune Response, NBC 5 DFW

First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US poised for final testing, AP News

Tuesday July 14, 2020

Down syndrome campaigners get hitched after spending months apart in lockdown, Mirror

Percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in VA holds steady, WDBJ 7

3 coronavirus stocks jump on vaccine news, Fortune

On A Positive Note: Area Church Helps Feed Families Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, CBS Pittsburgh

Teen recovers from COVID-19 at NCH, returns home, WINK News

OC officials approve proposal recommending schools reopen without mask, physical distancing requirements, ABC 7

Monday July 13, 2020

Dow Rises Despite New Coronavirus Cases; Netflix, Amazon Hit New Highs, Investor’s Business Daily

COVID-19 patient’s recovery described as a ‘miracle’, WPSD Local 6

Remdesivir and COVID-19: New data suggests the experimental drug can shorten how long people are sick, USA Today

There’s some good news buried in North Carolina’s rising COVID-19 hospitalization numbers, The News & Observer

Engineered llama antibodies neutralize COVID-19 virus, Science Daily

Friday July 10, 2020

‘Make sure I wake up. I have a daughter.’ After 2 months unconscious, Inglewood COVID-19 survivor reunited with family, ABC 7

Couples Separated by Europe’s Travel Bans Fight to Be Reunited, The New York Times

‘Noah’s Arc’ returns for a 15-year reunion, offering good advice on coronavirus, Los Angeles Times

New Jersey Family Struck by COVID-19 Reunited With Dog, NBC 4 New York

Surprise parade in Beverly celebrates retired firefighter’s recovery from COVID-19, The Boston Globe

COVID-19, a coma, a stunning recovery: Small-town survivor comes home after 3-month battle, Montgomery Advertiser

Thursday July 9, 2020

Stock Market Soars Because Good News Comes in Threes, Barron’s

Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Now Open To Volunteers In U.S., Forbes

Otsego Co. EMS/Rescue Tech Returns Home After 3 Month Battle with COVID-19, 9 and 10 News

‘It was a fight’: What’s helping this former TV host recover from COVID-19, Deseret News

St. Louis man battling COVID-19 reunited with daughter following 76-day hospital stay, Fox 2 Now

Coronavirus: Dad reunited with family after three months., BBC News

Wednesday July 8, 2020

Percentage of positive new cases of COVID-19 drops in VA, WDBJ 7

Herd Immunity May Be Closer Than You Think, The Wall Street Journal

WHO expects interim results on coronavirus drug trials within 2 weeks, ABC News

Trump says three novel coronavirus vaccine candidates looking really good, Reuters

From Oxford to an Italian lab, one race for coronavirus vaccine is gaining backers, The Washington Post

Coronavirus: Patient Leighton Webster reunited with family after three months, BBC News

Tuesday July 7, 2020

Nasdaq hits all-time high, Amazon tops $3,000 despite virus surge, Aljazeera

The recovery from the coronavirus sure looks V-shaped, going by these charts, CNBC

Ohio’s coronavirus mortality rate declines as young people account for higher percentage of cases, Cleveland

Navy Veteran going home after 30 days with the virus, Vantage Point Blog

Over 6 million people have recovered from COVID-19 globally: Johns Hopkins University, WION

Monday July 6, 2020

Stock Market Soars Because Good News Comes in Threes, Barron’s

Greece Father of Football Stars Shares Story of Coronavirus Recovery, Spectrum Local News

NHL, NHLPA finalize protocols for Phases 3 and 4 of Return to Play plan, NBC Sports

South Bay Small Business Owners Cheer Santa Clara County Plans for Reopening, KPIX CBS 5

90-year-old coronavirus survivor shares emotional reunion with husband of 67 years, WHDH 7 News

Mike Tindall opens up on emotional reunion after months apart – ‘Great to see them’, Express

Friday July 3, 2020

S&P 500 rises to start the new quarter, tech leads Nasdaq Composite to record close, CNBC

COVID-19: public immunity ‘significantly higher’ than tests suggest, Science Focus

Zero new coronavirus deaths reported in Massachusetts on Tuesday, Boston Herald

Woman returns home after months of fighting coronavirus in Orlando, WESH 2

A ‘V’-shaped recovery is looking more likely, Yahoo! Finance UK

Thursday July 2, 2020

A dose of good news: Pfizer shares surge on coronavirus vaccine trial, Fortune

Children’s author back home after coronavirus fight, NBC News

U.S. Added 4.8 Million Jobs in June as Reopened Businesses Rehired, Barron’s

Front-line health care workers reunite with children after months fighting COVID-19, ABC News

‘This made me cry’: Video of nurse reuniting with her kids after 2 months leaves netizens emotional, The Indian Express

Wednesday July 1, 2020

Pastor goes home after inspiring fight against COVID-19, High Point Enterprise News

U.S. Stocks Finish Best Quarter in More Than 20 Years, The Wall Street Journal

Husband coming home after 61 days on ventilator fighting Covid-19 – when he was given ‘zero chance of survival’, The Sun

Children’s author back home after coronavirus fight, Yahoo! News

Shutterfly surprises young Long Island artists with Times Square billboard, News 12

Tuesday June 30, 2020

Elderly couple reunited after 3 months of quarantine: ‘Without her, nothing matters’, KSAT

Furloughed single mom, known as ‘Lasagna Lady,’ comforted her community with free food, Pennsylvania Real-Time News

Daily Wisconsin COVID-19 Update: Some Good News in Today’s Wisconsin DHS Report, Shepard Express

Asian Markets Rebound Tuesday on Good Economic News from China and US, Voice of America

‘Reunited with Buds’: New Budweiser commercial celebrates friends getting back together, KSDK

Monday June 29, 2020

Coronavirus death rate falling in hospitals, BBC News

Mom Reunited With ‘Miracle’ Daughter After COVID-19 Recovery, Happily

Vietnam’s Economy Unexpectedly Expands Amid Virus Outbreak, Yahoo! Finance

First HUG with Nana in three months! Emotional moment children embrace their grandparents as Britons are allowed to meet people from other houses in their Covid ‘support bubbles’ today, Daily Mail

China’s military approves coronavirus vaccine for its own use, Fortune

A coronavirus vaccine is still months away, but an antibody treatment could be closer, CNN