The Good News

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


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,

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,

‘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,

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