Good News Headlines 11/17/15


Belgium’s New Stamp Is A Perfect Picture Of Religious Coexistence

by Rafi Schwartz, Good Magazine

Starting in 2016, Rabbi Albert Guigui will be joined by Bishop Johan Bonny and Imam Khalid Benhaddou as the faces of diversity and coexistence on a new postage stamp put out by Belgian post office…  Read more



This State Just Became The First To House All Its Homeless Veterans

by Bryce Covert, Think Progress

On Veterans Day, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and President Obama announced that the state is the first in the country to end veteran homelessness…  Read more



Kids Derail $900 Million Development Project In Cancún

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

Young environmentalists in Mexico have permanently suspended the development of a 69-hectare project in Cancún that would have cleared a large chunk of a mangrove forest…  Read more



Massive French Crowd Forces Anti-Refugee Racists To Retreat

by Amanda Girard, U.S. Uncut

Even after a senseless massacre that left over 150 civilians dead, Parisians are choosing compassion over blind hatred, and are willing to go toe-to-toe with racists spouting anti-Islamic rhetoric…  Read more



World's Largest Spice Company To Go Organic And Non-GMO By 2016

from EWAO

Around 80% of their products will now meet the new standard, and new labels will adorn the familiar McCormick packages as over 70% will now wear a new ‘non-GMO’ label…  Read more



Face Transplant Surgeons Make History And Change A Man's Life

by Jacqueline Howard, The Huffington Post

Doctors successfully performed the most extensive face transplant procedure to date on Patrick Hardison, a 41-year-old volunteer firefighter who suffered extensive facial burns after responding to a residential fire in 2001…  Read more



Paris Attack Will Not Halt Global Climate Talks

by Lisa Friedman, ClimateWire/Scientific American

Climate change leaders from around the world are applauding the French government’s decision to press on with a landmark U.N. conference in Paris at the end of the month, even in the wake of deadly terrorist attacks…  Read more



When A Fan Yelled Anti-Muslim Comments Before A Packers Game, Aaron Rodgers Couldn't Let It Stand.

by Eric March, Upworthy

"I thought it was really inappropriate during the moment of silence. It's that kind of prejudicial ideology that I think puts us in the position that we're in today as a world."…  Read more


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