Good News

Study: Drinking coffee cuts risk of liver problems
A woman carries a cup of coffee.
pour another one

Study: Drinking coffee cuts risk of liver problems

Wisconsin dad breaks world record for most pushups done in a year
Nate Carroll completes a pushup.
boy are his arms tired

Wisconsin dad breaks world record for most pushups done in a year

Teen buys repossessed storage units, then returns everything to original owners
Moving boxes.
it wasn't all bad

Teen buys repossessed storage units, then returns everything to original owners

The week's good news: June 17, 2021
Planting trees in Ghana.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: June 17, 2021

Colorado woman spends vacation picking up trash across the U.S.
A person throws away garbage.
keep it clean

Colorado woman spends vacation picking up trash across the U.S.

Nonprofit helps people around the world learn 'empowering' skill of sewing
A sewing machine.
it wasn't all bad

Nonprofit helps people around the world learn 'empowering' skill of sewing

Chicago bus driver jumped into Lake Michigan every day for a year
Dan O'Conor jumps into Lake Michigan.
it wasn't all bad

Chicago bus driver jumped into Lake Michigan every day for a year

Ghana fights deforestation by planting 5 million trees in 1 day
Seedlings in Ghana.
it wasn't all bad

Ghana fights deforestation by planting 5 million trees in 1 day

High school grad donates $40,000 scholarship to community college students
Verda Tetteh at her graduation.
it wasn't all bad

High school grad donates $40,000 scholarship to community college students

The week's good news: June 10, 2021
Fudge.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: June 10, 2021

Athlete's dream comes true when she's surprised with entry into Special Olympics USA Games
Lumene "The Lightning" Montissol.
going for the gold

Athlete's dream comes true when she's surprised with entry into Special Olympics USA Games

Woman finds one-of-a-kind way to share famous fudge recipe
Kay's Fudge recipe.
creativity

Woman finds one-of-a-kind way to share famous fudge recipe

Waffle House employees work together to get co-worker to his graduation
Timothy Harrison.
it wasn't all bad

Waffle House employees work together to get co-worker to his graduation

Study: Lynparza can reduce relapse, death in breast cancer patients
The AstraZeneca logo.
breakthroughs

Study: Lynparza can reduce relapse, death in breast cancer patients

Bride donates kidney to new husband's ex-wife
Debby Neal-Strickland, Mylaen Merthe, and Jim Merthe.
it wasn't all bad

Bride donates kidney to new husband's ex-wife

The week's good news: June 3, 2021
Venus.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: June 3, 2021

Teacher gives student his shoes to ensure he can attend graduation ceremony
A pair of men's dress shoes.
it wasn't all bad

Teacher gives student his shoes to ensure he can attend graduation ceremony

California couple hid cash in baby products to surprise new parents
Baby diapers on a store shelf.
it wasn't all bad

California couple hid cash in baby products to surprise new parents

A manager's act of kindness helped homeless man find a job
Kenneth Smith.
it wasn't all bad

A manager's act of kindness helped homeless man find a job

While mining for engagement ring materials, man finds 2.2-carat diamond
The design for a diamond ring.
diamonds are forever

While mining for engagement ring materials, man finds 2.2-carat diamond

The week's good news: May 27, 2021
A sunrise.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: May 27, 2021

Judge who gave former drug dealer a 2nd chance swears him in as a lawyer
Lady Justice and the scales of justice.
it wasn't all bad

Judge who gave former drug dealer a 2nd chance swears him in as a lawyer

Florida man found purpose by watching the sunrise every day from the same spot
The sun rises over the ocean.
it wasn't all bad

Florida man found purpose by watching the sunrise every day from the same spot

Treatment restored limited vision to degenerative eye disease patients
A woman's eye.
it wasn't all bad

Treatment restored limited vision to degenerative eye disease patients

Celebrity hairdresser brings the salon to elderly New Yorkers
Roberto Novo gives a haircut to an elderly client.
it wasn't all bad

Celebrity hairdresser brings the salon to elderly New Yorkers

Great-grandmother graduates from college, inspiring relatives to continue their education
Vivian Cunningham at her graduation from Samford University
it wasn't all bad

Great-grandmother graduates from college, inspiring relatives to continue their education

The week's good news: May 20, 2021
Jars and containers
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: May 20, 2021

Kidney donor and recipient meet after chance encounter online
The Williams and Sorlie families meet for the first time.
it wasn't all bad

Kidney donor and recipient meet after chance encounter online

Dog who flunked out of service training now solves arsons
A black Labrador retriever.
Speed Reads

Dog who flunked out of service training now solves arsons

Study: More consumers than ever seek sustainable products
A field of flowering garlic in England.
Speed Reads

Study: More consumers than ever seek sustainable products

Girl Scouts turn plastic bottle caps into park benches
A buddy bench.
it wasn't all bad

Girl Scouts turn plastic bottle caps into park benches

Las Vegas teen's nonprofit donates 2,000 duffel bags to foster youth
Colorful t-shirts on hangers.
it wasn't all bad

Las Vegas teen's nonprofit donates 2,000 duffel bags to foster youth

The entire West Coast is now covered by an earthquake early warning system
A crack in a California road caused by an earthquake.
good news

The entire West Coast is now covered by an earthquake early warning system

Longtime minor leaguer returns to MLB an historic 13 seasons after last appearance
Baseball and bat.
good news

Longtime minor leaguer returns to MLB an historic 13 seasons after last appearance

Biden expected to announce all U.S. adults will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by May 1
A Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine vial.
good news

Biden expected to announce all U.S. adults will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by May 1