Good News Headlines 10/18/16

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Critically Endangered Black Rhinos Welcome Two Newborn Calves

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

United Kingdom conservationists are jumping for joy over the births of two critically endangered newborn black rhinos… Read More



This Little Town Decided To Go Green. And They Did It Without The Government.

by Ally Hirschlag, Upworthy

Upon first glance, Ashton Hayes may seem like any other countryside town, but when you take a closer look, you start to notice solar panels on roofs, clothes drying outside on clotheslines, and houses with glazed windows designed to improve insulation… Read More



Congress Passes Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill Of Rights

by Feminist Newswire

On Tuesday Congress unanimously passed the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, which ensures that victims do not bear the financial cost of their own rape kits and that they will be appropriately informed of that kit’s results and legal status… Read More



Shelters Offer Genius Way To Help Transition Dogs Into Forever Homes

by Kimberly Yam, The Huffington Post

Animal shelters aren’t ideal environments for dogs. But some shelters across the country are helping pups get a taste of what a typical home can feel like… Read More



Nadia Murad, Yazidi Woman Who Survived ISIS Captivity, Wins Human Rights Prize

by Sewell Chan and Somini Sengupta

Nadia Murad, a former prisoner of the Islamic State, spoke after being awarded the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize at the Council of Europe on Monday in Strasbourg, France… Read More



Democrats Raise More Than $13,000 To Rebuild Firebombed GOP Office

by Rebecca Shapiro, The Huffington Post

Democrats joined together on Sunday night to raise funds to rebuild a GOP office that was firebombed in North Carolina over the weekend… Read More Ends Bookings To Animal Attractions

by Ed Adamczyk, United Press International

The change is meant to safeguard the animals, especially in markets around the world in which regulatory protection is limited, TravelAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer said in a statement Tuesday… Read More



Beaverton Girl Makes Bandage Breakthrough, Wows Google, Wins $15,000

by Betsy Hammond, OregonLive

A Beaverton seventh-grader invented a bandage that can tell doctors when it needs to be changed, thus speeding healing, and with her invention, finished in the top eight in an international science contest run by Google… Read More



Argentina’s Food Scene Is Changing In One Epic Way

by Daniel Beauregard, Good Magazine

Argentina is known as one of the world’s largest consumers and exporters of beef. However, recent years have seen a growth in the popularity of more vegetable-centric lifestyles, as well as restaurants that specialize in veggie-friendly fare… Read More


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