Good News Headlines 12/20/16


Theatre Company Creates Sensory-Friendly Christmas Carol Play To Include All Audiences

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

Going to see Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol can be a classic holiday tradition for American families – but for the people who get overwhelmed easily by sights and sounds, the play can be pretty intense… Read More



Solar Capacity Has Increased 99% Since Last Quarter

by Natasha Geiling, Think Progress

The U.S. solar industry just experienced a quarter of record-breaking growth, with 4,143 megawatts (or million watts) of solar capacity added between July and September… Read More



‘Best If Used By’ Labels Will Reduce Food Waste, USDA Says

by Patrick Whittle, Associated Press

The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service issued the new guideline Wednesday as part of an effort to cut back on food that gets thrown out when it could be eaten or donated… Read More



This Athletic Wear Opens Up Sport To More Kids

by Sheila Mulrooney Eldred, Good Magazine

Finding long-sleeve athletic tops and leggings to wear under uniforms is relatively easy, it’s the headscarves that are hard to find… Read More



10 Times Asians Crushed Stereotypes And Refused To Stay Silent In 2016

by Kimberly Yam, The Huffington Post

2016 was pretty awful for everyone across the board. But for the Asian-American community, the positive upshot was that this was unofficially the year that the “quiet Asian” stereotype was basically annihilated… Read More



Missouri Legislator Wants To Send TANF Funds To Hungry Families Instead Of ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’

by Josh Israel, Think Progress

The bill would stop the flow of millions of public dollars to facilities that provide medically inaccurate information… Read More


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