Good News Headlines 2/21/17


Kobe Bryant’s Former High School Basketball Team Makes Bold Statement Against Discrimination

from Good Magazine

The members of the Lower Merion Aces wore black t-shirts with the message “I am a Muslim. I am a refugee. I am an immigrant. I am an American. I am an Ace”… Read More



Despite Immigration Uncertainty, Mass. Students Ready To Welcome Refugees

by Nancy Eve Cohen, NEPR

When the city of Northampton decided more than a year ago to welcome refugees to their community, many groups engaged in the planning process — including the public schools. And despite President Trump’s attempt to suspend the refugee program, school children continue to prepare… Read More



B Vitamins Reduce Schizophrenia Symptoms, Study Finds

from The University of Manchester

A review of worldwide studies has found that add-on treatment with high-dose b-vitamins – including B6, B8 and B12 – can significantly reduce symptoms of schizophrenia more than standard treatments alone… Read More



Dramatic Reduction In Teen Suicide Attempts After Same-sex Marriage Legalization

from Good News Network

The implementation of state laws legalizing same-sex marriage was associated with a significant reduction in the rate of suicide attempts among high school students – and an even greater reduction among gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents… Read More



SF Pet Stores Banned From Selling Non-rescue Dogs, Cats

by Joshua Sabatini, San Francisco Examiner

The legislation, introduced by Supervisor Katy Tang, also requires pet shops to maintain records proving the source of each dog and cat as well as to identify in the cages of the animals where the came from… Read More



Meet The Father Who Cares For Dying Foster Children When No One Else Will

Terri Peters, Today

One father in Los Angeles has taken on a mission that would break anyone's heart, caring for terminally ill children in the foster care system — and yet he finds the strength each day to make life better for children who have no one else… Read More



Orphaned Rhinos Adopted

from South Africa – The Good News

On Monday, three white rhino orphans were peacefully released into their new home within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park… Read More



These Kids Build Tiny Houses, Chicken Coops — And Life Skills

by Lila Allen,

One of the tiny houses was purchased for a mother and young daughter, while another was placed at Opportunity Village in Eugene, Oregon, a community for people transitioning out of homelessness… Read More


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