Life

Texas woman graduates from college alongside 88-year-old grandfather
Rene Neira and Melanie Salazar.
milestones

Texas woman graduates from college alongside 88-year-old grandfather

The week's good news: January 6, 2022
Tigers.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: January 6, 2022

Chicago man launches group that uses books to connect dads with their kids
Joseph Williams.
stepping up

Chicago man launches group that uses books to connect dads with their kids

Couple delivers hundreds of donated loaves of bread to stranded drivers
A loaf of bread.
good news

Couple delivers hundreds of donated loaves of bread to stranded drivers

Pope says couples shouldn't let pets 'take the place of children'
Pope Francis with a dog
Kids not cats

Pope says couples shouldn't let pets 'take the place of children'

The week's best parenting advice: January 4, 2022
A mother and child.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: January 4, 2022

Snowstorm strands thousands of motorists for 10-plus hours south of D.C.
Traffic snarl on I-95
Snowpocalypse Now

Snowstorm strands thousands of motorists for 10-plus hours south of D.C.

6th grader hailed as a hero after saving 2 lives in 1 day
Davyon Johnson.
'the right thing to do'

6th grader hailed as a hero after saving 2 lives in 1 day

Habitat for Humanity builds 1st 3D-printed house in the United States
April Stringfield's new 3D-printed home.
game changer

Habitat for Humanity builds 1st 3D-printed house in the United States

In a 'major win,' 2 Sumatran tiger cubs are born at the Dallas Zoo
The new Sumatran tiger cubs at the Dallas Zoo.
double the joy

In a 'major win,' 2 Sumatran tiger cubs are born at the Dallas Zoo

The week's best parenting advice: December 28, 2021
A child and vaccines.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: December 28, 2021

Doom and gloom in academe
A pennant.
Samuel Goldman

Doom and gloom in academe

The year in good news
Good news.
Picture of Catherine GarciaCatherine Garcia

The year in good news

In Christmas message, Pope Francis warns against becoming desensitized to suffering and strife
Pope Francis
The Light Shines in the Darkness

In Christmas message, Pope Francis warns against becoming desensitized to suffering and strife

Desmond Tutu dead at 90
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Truth and Reconciliation

Desmond Tutu dead at 90

Ringing in the new
People wait for the ball to drop in Times Square
Feature

Ringing in the new

6 homes in desert towns
Home
Feature

6 homes in desert towns

The absurdity and necessity of hope
Christmas and COVID.
Carrie McKean

The absurdity and necessity of hope

The Week contest: Sacked on Zoom
Not great news
Puzzles

The Week contest: Sacked on Zoom

The week's good news: December 23, 2021
Christmas lights
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: December 23, 2021

Is sperm donation good for feminism?
The female symbol.
Stephanie H. Murray

Is sperm donation good for feminism?

Christmas lights spark a new tradition in Maryland neighborhood
The Christmas lights in Rodgers Forge, Maryland.
bright ideas

Christmas lights spark a new tradition in Maryland neighborhood

The week's best parenting advice: December 21, 2021
A mother and child.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: December 21, 2021

The not-word you're always saying
Tsking.
Picture of James HarbeckJames Harbeck

The not-word you're always saying

To keep treasured Vermont general store open, dozens of customers become employees
A new employee at Dan & Whit's general store in Norwich, Vermont.
'the heartbeat of this community'

To keep treasured Vermont general store open, dozens of customers become employees

Rhode Island high schoolers work together to build wheelchair-accessible bus stop for boy
Ryder Kilam and his father, Tim, inside Ryder's new bus stop.
problem solvers

Rhode Island high schoolers work together to build wheelchair-accessible bus stop for boy

Last 12 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti reached U.S. after daring escape
Freed missionaries kidnapped in Haiti
Freedom March

Last 12 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti reached U.S. after daring escape

Teen working at McDonald's jumps out of drive-thru window to help choking customer
A McDonald's drive-thru window.
i'm lovin' it

Teen working at McDonald's jumps out of drive-thru window to help choking customer

Biden family welcomes new puppy, Commander, to the White House
Commander, the Biden family's new puppy.
first dog

Biden family welcomes new puppy, Commander, to the White House

Vatican announces new restrictions on Latin Mass
Tridentine Latin Mass
how do you say "no" in latin?

Vatican announces new restrictions on Latin Mass

6 dazzling homes built in the 1920s
House
Feature

6 dazzling homes built in the 1920s

The Week contest: Stolen youth
College.
Feature

The Week contest: Stolen youth

The week's good news: December 16, 2021
Lights.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: December 16, 2021

Endangered child tax credits kept 3.8 million kids out of poverty last month, study finds
Child tax credit proponents
Think of the children

Endangered child tax credits kept 3.8 million kids out of poverty last month, study finds

Bronx man organizes 'Hope Walks' to help feed his community
Marty Rogers
good deeds

Bronx man organizes 'Hope Walks' to help feed his community

Dad writes book for his son explaining the surprising way he entered his life
Pete Mercurio, Danny Stewart, and their son Kevin.
family first

Dad writes book for his son explaining the surprising way he entered his life