Good News Headlines 12/24/18

 

No Government Shutdown Can Keep NORAD From Tracking Santa’s Journey On Christmas Eve

by Christina Maxouris, CNN

The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its top-notch radar system will tell you when to get your cookies and milk ready for Santa’s arrival… Read More

 


 

Corona Is Switching To Vegan Plastic-Free Beer Can Rings

by Lauren Wills, Live Kindly

The popular beer company Corona is to become the first global brand to trial fully plastic-free six-pack can rings. According to Beverage Daily, Corona is set to trial rings made from plant-based, biodegradable fibers… Read More

 


 

Defeated In Court, Education Dept. To Cancel $150 Million Of Student Loan Debt

by Anya Kamenetz, NPR

The U.S. Department of Education is sending emails to about 15,000 people across the country telling them: You’ve got money… Read More

 


 

U.S. Just Finalized The Largest Offshore Wind Sale In The Nation’s History

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

In an exciting new display of America’s shift towards sustainability, the government has just leased out 390,000 acres of federally-owned waters for offshore wind farming… Read More

 


 

World’s First Lab-Grown Steak Is Made From Beef But Slaughter-Free

by Gunseli Yalcinkaya, Dezeen

The first steak grown in a laboratory from cow cells as a meat alternative has been developed in Israel, and claims to have a texture and flavour similar to conventional meat… Read More

 


 

Aussie Uni Students Set Solar Car World Record

from Motoring

Although solar cars are unlikely to enter mass production any time soon, that hasn’t stopped University of NSW students from completing the arduous journey from Perth to Sydney in a solar-powered car… Read More

 


 

This Photographer’s Goal: A Picture Of Every Holocaust Survivor In The U.S.

by Karyn Miller-Medzon, WBUR

An estimated 100,000 Holocaust survivors live in the United States today — all of them over the age of 70. With their numbers dwindling and anti-Semitism on the rise, some wonder, will they be remembered? Enter John and Amy Israel Pregulman… Read More

 


 

Memorial Park To Be Built Commemorating Huntsville, Alabama’s 1st Public School For African Americans

from WAFF/Good Black News

The William Hooper Councill Alumni Association broke ground on a memorial park celebrating Huntsville’s first public school for African-Americans. Councill High School opened in 1867 and closed in the era of desegregation in the 1960s… Read More

 

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