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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Monday March 1, 2021

Gallery: Two-month old puppy joins Rescue Board’s bomb disposal unit, ERR News


Arrest made in stabbing death of good Samaritan who tried to stop robbery in Brooklyn, ABC 7 NY

Over $150,000 Raised For Charity As Sardoche Wins PogChamps 3,

Former Coronation Street star thrilled as she welcomes ‘miracle’ baby boy, Echo

Analysis: Donald Trump is back in business, Telegraph

Friday February 26, 2021

California firefighter helps deliver his baby on side of road, ABC 30 KFSN

National Guard members staying at DC hotel surprised with visit from therapy dogs, ABC 7 WJLA

World War II veteran receives more than 1,000 cards for 101st birthday, ABC 15 News

Cuddling in Freezing Temperatures, Newborn Calf and Border Collie Become Adorable Best Friends, Good News Network

Small Vermont donkey with big voice goes viral, WCAX 3

Puppy born with 6 legs, 2 tails called a ‘miracle’, Live Science

Thursday February 25, 2021

Alex Morgan scores 1st goal for US Women’s National Team since giving birth to daughter, Good Morning America

Doorbell video captures moment good Samaritan returns lost wallet in Florida, NBC News

Meet the Tampa Realtor behind this viral, honest house listing, Tampa Bay Times

Puppy born with 6 legs, 2 tails called a ‘miracle’, Live Science

Texas Bakery Donates Over $10K of Food to Locals Hit by Storm: ‘Responsibility to Our Community’, People


Wednesday February 24, 2021

‘‘They were shocked’: Woman surprises Guilford County Animal Shelter with massive donation, My Fox 8

One Happy Family: Mama bear reunites with her 3 adorable cubs, WBIR

Zion Cologne receives $2,500 donation from local farmers, SunPatriot Newspapers

Law Payne Beat the Odds of His Upbringing to Become an Incredible Entrepreneur and Fitness Expert, Yahoo! Finance

Get the good cheese to make this healthy salad even more delicious, Duluth News Tribune

MSU upsets Illinois, but in a big win it was all about the ‘little things’, The State News

Tuesday February 23, 2021

‘They are our neighbors’: Homeless shelter sees ‘phenomenal success’, Martha’s Vineyard Times

‘All your funeral costs are paid for’: Good Samaritan steps up to help mother whose children died in mobile home fire, CBS 3 WBTV

How to be happy, according to an expert who asked more than 500 people in all 50 states,

Eat delicious food, support restaurants, and fight waste. Too Good To Go is a game-changing app., The Philadelphia Inquirer

Utah Jazz flip the switch with record-breaking shooting night against Hornets, Sporting News

Optical Boutique Peter Maeve is Giving Back to Frontline Workers, Step Out Buffalo

Monday February 22, 2021

Stranger buys basketball hoop for boy shooting hoops into trash can, KIRO 7

‘Miracle’ puppy rescued from Detroit River after 4 days in blistering cold, ABC 7 WXYZ

Strangers took in a delivery driver for 5 days after she was stranded in the Texas storm, CNN

Scotland’s hilarious gritter fleet triggers naming contests in US and Russia, The Scotsman

Great white shark-sized fish discovered from ancient fossil,

Janet Jackson calls UCLA gymnast Margzetta Frazier after floor routine with her music goes viral, ABC 7

Friday February 19, 2021

Against all odds, Twins open spring training camp on time, Star Tribune

Local healthcare worker wins dream wedding giveaway in Cedar Rapids, ABC 9 KCRG

Special Delivery: Agencies work together to transport healthcare workers, patients, Vicksburg Post

Reconstruction and book signings in this weeks 850 Good News, NBC 7 WJHG

McDowell: Winning the Daytona 500 Makes the Journey Worth The While,

Craig Ferguson Is Celebrating 29 Years Sober, And We’re Here For It, Cinema Blend

Thursday February 18, 2021

The viral video of flying dosa is breaking the internet, Times of India

More than 4,500 cold-stunned sea turtles rescued from frigid Texas waters, Q13 Fox Seattle

Krispy Kreme offering special doughnut Thursday to celebrate Mars landing, WSAV Savannah

McDonald’s Latest Happy Meal Toys Are Selling for $1,000 on eBay, Thrillest

WATCH: Goalie becomes virtual beer hockey legend after viral video, KRON 4 San Fransisco

Good News Update From Sue!,

Wednesday February 17, 2021

Miracle baby returns home after spending his whole life as a hospital patient, Our Quad Cities

‘Never Give Up,’ Or How An Underdog Team Persevered and Won Daytona, Autoweek

Good Samaritan helping hundreds of drivers stranded in Austin winter storm, KVUE

7 Tips To Create The Winning Combination For Happiness And Career Success, Forbes

Pulse: Readers tell us about a time when tech saved the day, INMAN

17-year-old’s podcasts about autism change hearts and minds, WRAL

Tuesday February 16, 2021

Elementary students in L.A. can return to school, health officials say, Bloomberg

A Very Special Night To Shine (A Valentine’s Story), North Escambia News

17-year-old’s podcasts about autism change hearts and minds, WRAL

Set aside your phone, leave surprise notes and other tips to keep the spark in your relationship, St George News

Here’s the happy news on paid parental leave, The Sydney Morning Herald

John Travolta’s daughter Ella celebrates happy news with rare tribute to famous dad, Hello!

Monday February 15, 2021

More than 25 animals adopted from Kanawha animal shelter in Officer Johnson’s memory, WCHS-TV

School gardens can help kids eat healthier foods, study finds, Consumer Affair

How lockdown led to a music studio for young adults experiencing homelessness in the UK, Music Radar

Bitcoin’s Epic Run Is Winning More Attention on Wall Street, Bloomberg

24 couples renew their vows on Valentine’s Day in Haddonfield, 6 ABC Philadelphia

Antoine Winfield Jr. shared the most beautiful moment with his father after Super Bowl 55, For The Win

Friday February 12, 2021

Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge goes virtual in its 25th year, Carroll County Times

MUST WATCH: Texas mom tackles man she said was peeping in daughter’s bedroom, KSLN News Radio

Tocilizumab cuts death rate in severe COVID-19, study finds, CIDRAT

Zoom blooper turns lawyer into a kitten: ‘I’m here live, I’m not a cat’, CNET

How Oscar Robertson’s visionary leadership empowered athletes and changed the NBA forever, Sporting News

Disney earnings: Surge by Disney+ to nearly 95 million subscriptions leads to surprise profit, MarketWatch

Thursday February 11, 2021

Virtual Valentine Dates Surprise Two Senior Couples in Real Love at Aspired Living of Prospect Heights, Chicago Daily Herald

After 3 years, McDonald’s is bringing back Hi-C Orange Lavaburst, Today

Virtual Polar Bear Plunge raises $700,000 for Special Olympics Delaware, Newark Post

Boy gives ‘bonus dad’ adoption papers, MSN

Maine Credit Unions Reach Fundraising Milestone in Fight to End Hunger, 92 Moose

Charity to give away fresh fruits, vegetables in Baton Rouge, Times Union

Wednesday February 10, 2021

3-Legged Dog Gets Adopted by Vet Who Saved His Life: ‘He’s the Perfect Fit’, People

Residents, county leaders happy with biopharmaceutical company bringing jobs to Triangle, CBS 17

Air Force veteran works to help others who served, ABC 8 WFAA

‘GMA’ Love Train: Experts help couples who have hit a rough patch during pandemic, Good Morning America

Downtown run club rewards its members with happy hour, Kris 6 News Corpus Christie

Special delivery: Send a Valentine’s Day card to a Texas senior, ABC 8 WFAA

Tuesday February 9, 2021

Pompeii’s Museum Reopens With Dazzling Display of Archaeological Treasures, Smithsonian Magazine

Special delivery: Send a Valentine’s Day card to a Texas senior, ABC 8 WFAA

Jeffery Osborne and Coach Cooley are Giving Back To Those in Need, The Rhode Show

Coal Miner Plucks Woman Out of Her Car Moments Before it Went Up in Flames, Good News Network

Glut Of Empty Boston Apartments Means Good Deals For Renters, CBS Local

10 Reunion Movies That Make Us Want To Get The Gang Back Together, Screen Rant

Monday February 8, 2021

Local museum showcases personal artifacts from Holocaust survivors in ‘Stories of Survival’, Click 2 Houston

First Midwest Bank donates nearly $500,000 to charity, NWI The Times

This Teenager Helped Launch Seed Libraries in Every State, Modern Farmer

Bellevue 10-year-old builds website to share positive news about COVID-19, King 5

8 Lottery Winner Success Stories That Will Inspire You to Buy a Ticket, The Balance Everyday

Happy Dog = Happy Family, iHeart Radio

Friday February 5, 2021

Alexandria Kickboxing Academy owner proud of how club has adapted to lockdown, Scottish Daily Record

Procession turnout helped Spec. Antonio Moore’s family through the darkest days, NBC 6 WECT

Missing Missouri 15-year-old girl and baby found safe, CNET

Super Bowl 55 has no lack of story lines, starting with Mahomes vs. Brady, Fox Sports

6 Leadership Best Practices to Empower Your Workforce, Entrepreneur

How to make classic snacks at home: Chex Mix 2 ways, sweet or savory, Good Morning America

Thursday February 4, 2021

Watch: Cleaner Who Served Apartment Building for 2 Decades Gifted Penthouse, Video Goes Viral, News 18

Missing Missouri 15-year-old girl and baby found safe, NBC 5 KSDK

Salsa dancing can improve your life and empower your soul, Fox 21 Colorado Springs

Local woman gives birth in parking lot – then delivers a surprise second baby 20 minutes later, East Idaho News

Good Eggs raises $100M and plans to launch in Southern California, Tech Crunch

Grandpa saves children from fox, KCTV Kansas City

Wednesday February 3, 2021

UPDATE: Former police K-9 who survived 19 days after crash heads home with loved ones, AZ Family

Good Neighbor: Brian Markovich, Man on a Mission to Help, NBC 2 WGRZ

‘No Surprise Act’ aims to stop surprise medical billing, News 5 WCSC

Kitten survives after refusing to come down from tree during Ohio snowstorm, WKYT

Lisa Marie Presley Shares Family Photo on Birthday: I ‘Couldn’t Have Made It Through Without’ Them, People

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love String Quartets, New York Times

Tuesday February 2, 2021

In the fight: Soldier escapes gang violence to emerge as Army boxer, leader, United States Army

Good Samaritan surprises 5 carjacking victims with free replacement cars, NBC 11 KCBD

Young Entrepreneurs: Adaptive classroom students start decal business, ABC 12 WCTI

Portsmouth Class of 1962 ring mystery solved — with a twist, Seacoast Online

How Birthday Girl Shamita Shetty’s Day Was Made Special By Sister Shilpa And Brother-In-Law Raj Kundra, NDTV

Mom spent 20 hours detangling daughter’s hair after freak toy incident, New York Post

Monday February 1, 2021

Special delivery: Papergirl posts free gifts to elderly customers, Metro Newspaper UK

High school principal works night shift at Walmart, donates paycheck to students in need, ABC 11

New Carlisle resident makes milestone 200th donation to Community Blood Center,

Hyattsville native track star talks about her role in viral video, Fox 5 DC

Invasive Brown Tree Snakes Stun Scientists With Amazing New Climbing Tactic, Smithsonian

Staying healthy and happy through Afro-fusion dance, WWLP Mass Appeal

Friday January 29, 2021

Bay Minette native remembers special moment with Kobe one year after No. 24’s death, WKRG News 5

The viral ‘Bernie’s Mittens’ crochet doll listed on eBay led to a charity donation of more than $40,000, Business Insider

32 children win Pradhan Mantri Bal Puraskar for outstanding accomplishments, Yahoo! India News

U.S. Open qualifying is back! Here’s every site for the 2021 U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open, Golf

A sick couple rushed to marry in UK COVID ward. Now they have a second chance, Reuters

UW discovery changes current understanding of insulin pathway, UW Badger Herald

Thursday January 28, 2021

Forgotten wallet turns into cashier generosity repaid hundreds of times over, KUTV

“It Took A Chunk Out Of Our Motors”: Great White Shark Bites Boat In Viral Video, NDTV

Fundraiser, big boom in business keeps restaurant alive, News Channel WSAZ 3

Tom Brady had a special moment with his son after winning the NFC championship, Yahoo! Sports

Miracle for Madalyn: Teachers rally behind Mobile student battling cancer for 3rd time, NBC 15 News

CDC Makes The Case For Schools Reopening, NPR

Wednesday January 27, 2021


Mortgage Rates Keep Sinking — Why It Might Be a Good Time to Refinance Your Home Now, Market Watch

Virtual job fair coming to Indianapolis, giving hope to Hoosiers without work, Wish TV

Novi principal writes blog to address rumors about teachers winning $1 billion Mega Millions lottery, Click On Detroit

Jennifer King makes NFL history with full-time hire by Washington Football Team, 247 Sports

Fight cancer like a tiger: Northwest Arkansas tiger recovering after 2020 battle, 5 News Online

Tuesday January 26, 2021

World-first: Blind Israeli man regains sight after artificial cornea transplant, New Zealand Herald

A Marvelous Day: Oklahoma City 9-Year-Old Adopted After 5 Years, News 9

Trump officially opens ‘Office of the Former President’, New York Post

5 places reopening after California’s stay-home order lifted, Los Angeles Times

Victims of house fire met with outpouring of support, The Grand Island Independent

I Adopted A Dog To Feel Less Alone During COVID-19. He Ended Up Changing My Life., Huffington Post

Monday January 25, 2021

Train conductor makes stop in Youngstown for special delivery, WKBN 27 First News

Rare double eaglet hatch caught on camera, Fox 23 News

WATCH: Little girl makes adorable sales pitch to security camera, East Coast Radio

Rare Rock Formation That Looks Like Cookie Monster Could Be Worth Over $10,000, International Business Times

California Governor Gavin Newsom expected to lift strict stay-at-home orders, sources say, ABC 7 Los Angeles

Return to Almost Normal May Be Closer Than You Think, The Wall Street Journal

Friday January 22, 2021

Devoted dog chases ambulance, spends days outside hospital waiting for sick owner, ABC 7 KABC

‘It felt really good’: Postponed Blazers games prompt food donations, NBC 8 KGW

Man’s best friend rallies help to Cumberland County fire scene, Penn Live Patriot News

Boomer & Gio regular ‘Dan in Carteret’ saves a man’s life on Lake Deal, WFAN Sports Radio

Michigan sports reporter making the country laugh in the midst of pandemic, ABC 57


Thursday January 21, 2021

Santa Maria man, dog charm the world in viral TikTok video: ‘I love her more than my life’, Santa Maria Times

A miracle? Deacon from fire-damaged Hubbard church believes it is so, WFMJ 21

Swiss Police’s viral ‘Jerusalema’ dance video ends with Irish cops accepting challenge, The Indian Express

Several bills introduced aim to help New Mexico-owned businesses, KRQE News 13

Romania activist urges people to do something good every day, AP News

One ticket sold in Maryland wins $731.1 million Powerball jackpot, CNN

Wednesday January 20, 2021

Remdesivir combo reduces COVID-19 recovery time, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy


‘Grandma Is God’s Angel’ – St Thomas Woman Praised For Opening Home To Logwood Children, The Gleaner

Could history repeat itself? Upstate convenience store hoping for a big win, NBC 4 WYFF

A Chinese restaurant has gone viral for its searingly honest dish descriptions: ‘This one is not that good’, Insider

Parishioners of St. Patrick’s in Hubbard won’t let church fire break their spirit, WKBN First News 27

Tuesday January 19, 2021

Video of baby dancing to Tool’s ‘Invincible’ goes viral,

WATCH: Oklahoma State walk-on Dee Mitchell surprised with scholarship while working his shift at Walmart, CBS Sports

Donations to Lamar Jackson’s favorite charity reach more than $400,000, Buffalo News

Giving Back: Montclair Bakery Donates Bread to Families in Need, Tap Into Monclair

Good News: Symphony musician receives award, grant for cultural contributions, The Florida Times-Union

Egypt unlocks more secrets in Saqqara with discovery of temple, sarcophagi, ABC News

Monday January 18, 2021

Philadelphia restaurants reopen for limited indoor dining, Philadelphia Inquirer

Freedom Life Church overcomes obstacles to get back some normalcy, NBC KCLCTV

Little girl makes cookie sales pitch to doorbell camera. Adorable viral video, India Today

Lost Wallet in Marin County sets off chain of good deeds, The Mercury News

Video of baby dancing to Tool’s ‘Invincible’ goes viral,

Powerball Jackpot increases to $730 million, 3 winning tickets worth $50,000 or more announced locally, ABC 6 Knoxville

Friday January 15, 2021

Firefighters raise money for woman who lost son’s ashes in fire’, KOKI Fox 23

Meet the 20 CT dogs featured in this year’s Puppy Bowl, The Middletown Press

Harrisburg Police Lieutenant continues recovery after COVID-19 battle, ABC 27

One Trick That’ll Help You Live a Wealthier and Happier Life: Framing, Kiplinger

Finding Joy: Staying Entertained And Happy During The COVID-19 Pandemic, CBS Pittsburgh

Betty White preps for 99th Birthday, says she is ‘blessed with good health’, News 4 JAX

Thursday January 14, 2021

Customer tips $2,021 at North Miami Beach restaurant, keeps challenge going into new year, 7 News Miami

An unbreakable bond: Sibling Trio in Austin looking for a family to adopt them together, ABC KVUE

Teenager’s cake bakes raise hundreds of pounds for local charity, The Bradley Stroke Journal

‘Stand your ground’ law expanded as DeWine signs bill into law, WHIO 7 Ohio

Why the opportunity for innovation in technology has never been greater, IT Pro Portal

Frontline workers, clients welcome COVID vaccine with ‘tears of joy’, Catholic Philly

Wednesday January 13, 2021

Community rallies together to support Waimanalo family who lost home in New Year’s Eve fire, KHON 2

Dog blesses devotees and shakes hands outside temple in adorable viral video. Watch, India Today

Viral Video: Amazon Delivery Man Arrives On Horseback In Snow-Covered Srinagar, NDTV

‘Your family never gets left behind’: Two brothers stick together in search of a forever home, ABC KVUE

Amelia military mom surprises family after year-long deployment, 6 News Richmond

Mega Millions jackpot now at $750 million after no winning tickets drawn, Fox 8 Cleveland

Tuesday January 12, 2021

Home more than 100 years old saved in Cedar Rapids, ABC 9 KCRG

Illinois father surprises family, graduates college alongside daughter, Texomas

Sarah Jessica Parker Confirms a Sex and the City Revival Is Officially in the Works, Town and Country Magazine

Sightings of gray whales and their babies of California coast a good sign for species, The Mercury News

Landon’s Legacy to break ground on Miracle Field this spring, KTVQ 2

Apparel company giving back to Cape Breton, Journal Pioneer

Monday January 11, 2021

Good Samaritan who helped Minnesota state trooper gets gift of thanks, ABC 5 KSTP

Can Stocks Keep Soaring In 2021? Just Look At The Past Five Days, Investor’s Business Daily

Sarah Jessica Parker confirms Sex and the City reunion for HBO Max, New Zealand Herald

Golden retriever puppy discovers a doorstop and doesn’t know how to react, Good Morning America

Woman who saved £10,000 during first two lockdowns shares her tips for stashing the cash, Yahoo! Lifestyle

Irish ‘laughing dad’ goes viral, BBC

Friday January 8, 2021

Happy New Year: You’re fabulous just the way you are, Fox 5 Orlando

Kid Rock donates $100K to help hard-hit bars, restaurants, gyms, Detroit Free Press

Barstool Fund grows to $20 million, New York businesses among those helped, WPIX 11 New York

Browns win is special moment for lifelong fan dying of cancer, Fox 8

LAPD: Man pictured holding woman in DTLA attack was Good Samaritan trying to pull her to safety, Fox 11 Los Angeles

Why being creative is good for you, BBC Culture

Thursday January 7, 2021

Happy New Year: You’re fabulous just the way you are, Fox 5 Orlando

Pastor’s answered prayer opens up remote learning for children in poverty, Keep the Faith

Stocks Climb Toward Records as Tech Shares Recover, Wall Street Journal

Something Good: Cards of Encouragement, NBC 5 Dallas

Happy New Year: You’re fabulous just the way you are, Wish TV

UPDATE: Young woman with autism, Down syndrome has been located, KHOU 11

BHN Puck Links: Another Miracle On Ice, Boston Bruins Looking For D, Boston Hockey Now

Wednesday January 6, 2021

Law enforcement families fundraise for ‘good Samaritan’ who help trooper to show gratitude, ABC 5 KSTP

White Whiskers Senior Dog Sanctuary raising money through dog-walking photo contest, WIVB 4

Happy New Year: You’re fabulous just the way you are, Wish TV

Viral Video: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Daughter Blames ‘Spaghetti Fairy’ For Kitchen Mess, NDTV Food

Mom’s quarantine comedy goes viral, CNN

Statins May Help Protect Heart in Women Treated with Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer, DocWire News

Tuesday January 5, 2021


Metro Detroit businesses react to being helped by Barstool Sports Fund, WXYZ

10 things we learned in 2020 about living a good life, ABC 17

Michigan high schools allowed to reopen today as part of revised COVID order, Click On Detroit

Man encourages elderly mother to climb the stairs in priceless fashion, Yahoo! News Canada

‘Thank you for helping my brother;’ Family still hopeful for miracle for 4-month-old boy, WHIO-TV 7

Monday January 4, 2021

Meet the Wharton grad student dropping free pizzas out of his Center City apartment window, WPVI-TV

Browns’ Strong Season Brings Positivity to Businesses During Struggling Year, Spectrum News 1

Family allowed at Michigan basketball game for first time this season: ‘It was beautiful to see’, Michigan Live

More Good News Is Coming For Tesla Stock In January, Investor’s Business Daily

Idaho Lottery looking for 2 big winners and 1 really big winner, Local News 8

Train driver accepts platform marriage proposal, BBC

Thursday December 31, 2020

7-year-old’s dream of giving back to the elderly comes to life, WBIR 10 News

From charity to triumph: The feel-good stories in golf from 2020, Golfweek

Auctioned-off igloos to highlight New Year’s Eve at Muskegon restaurant, WZZM 13

Friend buying memorabilia, donating items back brought Hall of Famer Johnny Bench to tears, Cincinnati Inquirer

Happy New Year 2021: 21 Quotes and Instagram Captions to Ring in the New Year, Newsweek

Being around birds linked to higher happiness levels, World Economic Forum

Wednesday December 30, 2020

Siebert’s Clothing of Jasper gets help from Barstool Sports, Evansville Courier and Press

Woman reunites with cyclist who saved her, her dogs from bear attack, 7 News Miami

Woman recreates father-daughter dance for grandma who couldn’t attend wedding. Video may leave you teary-eyed, Hindustan Times

KENS CARES: Mission accomplished for Bill’s Elves this Christmas season!, KENS 5

Pack of dogs come running at the sound of whipped cream, Yahoo! Entertainment

A Pandemic of Good News: The Top 50 Positive Stories of 2020, Good News Network

Tuesday December 29, 2020

Dancing Amazon driver: Delivery man’s moves caught on camera, Fox 35 Orlando

Local waitress gets holiday surprise of a lifetime, WTAP-TV

How the latest coronavirus relief bill aids small businesses, ABC News

Discovery about how cancer cells evade immune defenses inspires new treatment approach, Science Daily

Your very good news in a really bad year, MPR News

Covid-19 Vaccine Outlook Prompts Businesses to Dust Off Return-to-Office Plans, Wall Street Journal

Monday December 28, 2020

Juju Smith-Schuster Cleared $25K Worth of Layaway for Christmas Gifts for 170 Families, Black Sports Online

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | Cancer survivor teaches journaling to help get out of dark places, ABC 10

Christmas Day surprise from Chicago police officers for West Pullman family who lost child to gun violence, ABC 7 Chicago

Miracle COVID baby and mom back at Brooklyn home: healthy and happy this holiday, Pix 11

FedEx helps get rescued mountain lion cubs from California to the Columbus Zoo, Fox 8

Bankers doing good: Uplifting stories from a downbeat year, American Banker

Wednesday December 23, 2020

UPS driver given ‘thank you’ salute by neighbors for work amid COVID, The Trio

A small Christmas gift that bonded two people generations apart, Deseret News

Good news in 2020? Yes, it’s true! Here are 100 positive things that happened this year, USA Today

S&P 500 rises for the first time in 4 days, Nasdaq hits record high, CNBC

Olympus Energy completes record-breaking natural gas well, Pittsburgh Business Times

Street Stories special airs Christmas night on WPRI 12, FOX Providence, WPRI

Tuesday December 22, 2020

These are the happy videos and stories that warmed our hearts this week, Today

Santa’s helper provides bikes — and a merry Christmas to some in need, Santa Marie Islander

Inspiring burn survivor returns home from hospital after nearly a year, WITN

Merry Christmas Car Train Chugs Through Orcutt with Holiday Cheer, NoozHawk Santa Barbara

John Krasinski’s ‘Some Good News’ Returns For Holiday Season; George Clooney & Dwayne Johnson Among Guests, Deadline

Food to Cleanse the Arteries, Medical News Today

Monday December 21, 2020

‘He’s so happy to make people smile’: An elderly man’s 90th birthday photoshoot is getting all the love online, Times Now News

In a Pandemic Year, Some Good News for Children, Human Rights Watch

Pawtucket woman turning 94 receives special birthday surprise, WPRI Providence

10 Heartwarming Stories From Bridgewater In 2020, Patch

‘A Good Story, Finally.’ Boy rescued after falling through icy pond, Chicago Tribune

Research shows lullabies in any language relax babies, Harvard Gazette

Friday December 18, 2020

Grandmother working at McDonald’s receives unforgettable surprise from a Secret Santa, East Idaho News

Florida’s Keyontae Johnson is ‘smiling and laughing’, Tampa Bay Times

Determined To Save St. Matthias, Lincoln Square Community Takes Fight Over Church’s Closure To Vatican, Block Club Chicago

Viral video makes light of outdoor dining post-storm in Astoria, Pix 11

This year taught us that no good news is too small to share, Science Magazine

Banner Health hospital hosts dream wedding for young cancer patient, KTAR

Thursday December 17, 2020

This Navy veteran created a program that lets Comcast workers replace homeowners’ tattered U.S. flags – for free, The Philadelphia Inquirer

ESMO 2020: Breast cancer drug set to transform prostate cancer treatment, Institute of Cancer Research

Christmas cheer pouring into Bethel Lutheran Home, Keloland Media Group

World Food Program receives Nobel Peace Prize in Covid-proof ceremony, NBC News

Researchers use new imaging technique to produce digital reconstruction of eye tissues, News Medical

Parents of 12 break down when they discover what a Secret Santa has brought them, East Idaho News

Wednesday December 16, 2020

Jerome Bettis To The Rescue After Alleged Burglar Steals Toys From Kids In Need, TMZ

Miracle 5 Years in the Making: Lost Sweet Pea Finally Goes Home, NBC 4 Los Angeles

How trip inside a volcano helped SF man create new firefighting technology, KRON 4 San Fransisco

87 Year-Old Italian Eatery’s Facebook Post Goes Viral After Asking Fans to Support Its Neighbors, Eater Twin Cities

How to keep your cut Christmas tree fresh this holiday season, KARK Little Rock

Home For The Holidays With A Few Of Our Favorite Things!, KXAN Austin

Tuesday December 15, 2020

Hanukkah celebration lights up Portland with parade, Portland Press Herald

WATCH: Collage Dance Collective will put you in the holiday spirit, WREG 3 Memphis

‘A great day, a great place’: Boston Medical Center staff celebrate the arrival of a coronavirus vaccine, The Boston Globe

Smiling all the way, Hinako Shibuno looks to add another major title to resume, Yahoo! Sports

FDA releases data on Moderna’s COVID vaccine: It looks good, Ars Technica

‘Oh my heart’: Heartwarming moment daughter surprises her 97-year-old mother with a rescue dog, Daily Mail

Monday December 14, 2020

Shoppers react to ‘Secret Santa’ surprise at Oak Ridge Walmart, WKRN Nashville


A Florida man just paid off the past dues for 114 families at risk of having their utilities shut off, CNN

Annual gift-drive helping kids in need have a happy holiday, WPRI Providence

First Batch Of Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine Arrives At LAX, CBS Los Angeles

How To Have A Merry Christmas During the Coronavirus, 98.5 The Sports Hub

Friday December 11, 2020

Teachers in South Dakota receive good news, Keloland Media Group

A failed study shows a promising treatment for blindness, The Economist

Three sports, good grades and mom to a 4-year-old, Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Secret Santa puts Christmas tree outside windows of every resident at Carrington nursing home, Inforum

Greece Opens Its Underwater Museum Near An Ancient Era Shipwreck Site, Republic World

Kidney kindness: Carrollton woman’s donor campaign helps land transplant from stranger, Canton Repository

Thursday December 10, 2020

On Your Corner: Stranger’s generosity brings WWII veteran, family together, Wood TV

For the 46th year, house in Highland continues to spread joy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Chicago Tribune

North Augusta woman sets up mailbox to help get children’s letters to Santa, The Augusta Chronicle

Teachers in South Dakota receive good news, Keloland Media Group

Inside Business celebrates annual Women in Business honorees, The Virginian-Pilot

Aurora 9-year-old continues holiday charity tradition despite COVID-19, 9 News

Wednesday December 9, 2020

WATCH NOW: Mother of four who was carjacked is surprised with new car, thanks to Gary pastor, Times

Mother-daughter duo to empower pregnant women through online maternity clothing store,

Moderna Stock Pops on Vaccine; Dow Nears 30,000, U.S. News and World Report

Inside Business celebrates annual Women in Business honorees, The Virginian-Pilot

Officials aiming to have Covid-19 vaccine administered within 96 hours of authorization, CNN

Snow is coming to Utah which means good news for many things, Fox 13 Now

Tuesday December 8, 2020

Family reunited with 442nd Bronze Star Medal they never knew was lost, KHON 2

Family businesses support toy fund in good times and bad, Press Herald

California Man Says He Tackled and Hit a Bear That Attacked His Pet Pit Bull: ‘That’s My Kid’, People

In dramatic rescue, man overboard in the bay near Berkeley Marina is saved just in time, Berkleyside

Got needle anxiety? Researchers say smiling (or grimacing) can make vaccine shots hurt less, Boston

A happy news bloopers season to you and yours, AV Club

Monday December 7, 2020

Local tree farm notices increased demand for live Christmas trees, Lincoln Journal Star

Rudy Giuliani celebrates ‘big win for honest elections’ after Michigan judge allows investigation into 22 Dominion voting machines, Daily Mail

Supreme Court Pushes Up Deadline in Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballot Dispute, KMJ NOW

Jump into holiday cheer with a unique Star Trek: Discovery-themed gingerbread creation, Daily Star Trek News

Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill makes a catch so good even he doesn’t realize it, ESPN

Buy in bulk — and other brilliant online holiday shopping hacks, Yahoo! Finance

Friday December 4, 2020

Researchers Find New Way To Heal Broken Bones With Futuristic Bandage, CBS Miami

First Lady Melania Trump Unveils the 2020 White House Christmas Décor, White House

‘Frankie the Adventure Goat’ Has Traveled Over 60,000 Miles Across America in Epic Road Trip – LOOK, Good News Network

The Royal Family Decorated Windsor Castle for Christmas, and It Looks Stunning, Town and Country Magazine

Photo Series of Incredible Home Christmas Displays is a Perfect Encapsulation of Americana, Peta Pixel

Applause for Oklahoma’s day of prayer and fasting, Religion News

Thursday December 3, 2020

Despite pandemic, a bevy of good outdoor news in 2020, Sierra Nevada Ally

Missy Elliott Drops $1,300 to Give Bride Her Dream Dress, TMZ

Tampa museum’s director believes service is fundamental for happiness, Fox 13 Tampa Bay

Solider surprises his family on CDA Cruises after returning home from deployment, Fox 28 Spokane

Appreciation: Rafer Johnson was more than a great athlete; he was great man, Los Angeles Times

Millikin students help family business during pandemic, Millikin University

Wednesday December 2, 2020

Wisconsin fire chief hospitalized with COVID-19, community comes together to help the family, ABC 5 KSTP

Christmas Adopt-a-Family program moves online for Northwest Community Schools, MLive

The UK is the first country to grant emergency approval to Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine, VOX

Getting in the holiday spirit at Christmas Land, News 10 ABC

The Christmas gift guide: 100 great ideas for all budgets, The Guardian

Long-Term-Care Residents and Health Workers Should Get Vaccine First, C.D.C. Panel Says, The New York Times

Tuesday December 1, 2020

Giving Tuesday 2020: What it is and how to get involved, NBC News

7’s Hero: An Idaho family shares their story of the beauty of adoption, KTVB 7

Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Gets More Good News, NPR

Casper small businesses are happy about holiday shopping turn out, Wyoming News Now

The scientific reason it feels so good to come home after a long day, The Ladders

Holiday miracle in La Pine: Cat missing for four years is reunited with happy owner, KTVZ News Channel 21