Good News in History, January 21

  50 years ago today, Jimi Hendrix recorded his version of the Bob Dylan song ‘All Along the Watchtower’. Sitting in on the session at Olympic Studios in London, just six months after Dylan’s original recording, were Rolling Stone Brian Jones and Dave Mason from Traffic. The single by the Jimi Hendrix Experience peaked at […]

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Listen to Our New Weekly Radio Gig: The Good News Guru!

I’ve got some awesome news from our GNN west coast office… We’ve partnered with a super-cool morning host in L.A. to produce a new radio segment featuring my work as “The Good News Guru”,  a title I happily received from the Washington Post nine years ago. I know you will love Ellen K. She is a […]

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Keanu Reeves Has Been a Secret Charity Badass for Years

Keanu Reeves has gone undercover as a hero. For 15 years, in fact, he’s been ‘The One’ — playing in a blockbuster charity role for kids with cancer, following his sister’s diagnosis of leukemia. Wanting to remain anonymous, he reportedly has never attached his name to the nonprofit foundation that he set up to fund cancer […]

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Teen Buying Coats For Homeless Doesn’t See Stranger Snap His Photo Til Hundreds Share It Online

Fredrick White was just trying to do something good for his fellow men when he went to Goodwill to buy a couple of jackets. Before the 19-year-old had even paid for a bunch of the store’s secondhand winter coats, however, a stranger in line struck up a conversation with him. The stranger, Jim Glasgow, was […]

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‘Miracle on 85th Street’: How a Huge Dog Saved My Child’s Life

  I was a young mother living with my husband, my young son and my cat in New York City. When you live in New York City, since you cannot go out in the backyard, you take the baby’s stroller, put in all the things you might need (diapers, wipes, hats, sunscreen, juice etc.), and […]

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Good News in History, January 20

  On this day 54 years ago, Capitol Records released their first album by The Beatles in the United States. Entitled Meet The Beatles!, it featuring the hit, “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” and topped the charts for 11 weeks — until it was replaced by the band’s second LP. (1964) MORE Good News on […]

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Can You Be Healthy at Any Size?

The Lesson: It’s true that body weight is strongly correlated with the risk of various diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes. But there are numerous other indicators as well, including blood pressure, blood sugar, blood fats, and inflammation. Eating more vegetables and exercising more often can make anyone healthier, no matter their […]

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