Good News Headlines 4/26/16


It’s Decided: The Famous Women On New US Currency Will Be…

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

Move over Andrew Jackson – one of history’s most hailed abolitionists is taking over the face of the $20 dollar bill… Read More



A Supreme Court Justice Said 4 Words In American Sign Language. Here's Why That's Awesome.

by Thom Dunn, Upworthy

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said, "Your motion is granted" in court. Sound typical? It's not. Because for the first time in U.S. history, these words were spoken from the Supreme Court bench in American Sign Language… Read More



Fabulous Win For Anti-Fracking Movement As Another Major Pipeline Bites The Dust

by Jon Queally, Common Dreams

Following an energized grassroots campaign, the state of New York rejects a permit for the controversial Constitution Pipeline… Read More



Victory: Kinder Morgan Nixes New England Pipeline Plan

by Nika Knight, Common Dreams

Pipeline company Kinder Morgan has suspended its plans to build a fracked gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts, citing poor demand for its gas in a statement released late Wednesday. Pipeline opponents are cheering the decision… Read More



Canada Will Move To Legalize Pot Next Year

by Phillip Smith, AlterNet

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, elected last fall, campaigned on a promise that his Liberal government would legalize marijuana. Now, we're getting an idea of just when that is going to happen… Read More



Study Finds Nearly Half Of All Power Could Come From Rooftop Solar Panels

by Caitlin Gallagher, Good Magazine

As Americans look to reduce the environmental impact of fossil fuels and turn toward more renewable sources of energy to meet the constantly growing demand for electricity, a promising solution may be right above our heads… Read More



Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights To Felons

by Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Erik Eckholm, The New York Times

The action effectively overturns a Civil War-era provision in the state’s Constitution aimed, he said, at disenfranchising African-Americans… Read More



Colorado Supreme Court Rejects Anti-Gay Baker’s Claim Of Religious Freedom

by Zack Ford, Think Progress

The Colorado Supreme Court announced Monday that it will not hear an appeal brought brought by a man who refused to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple — upholding lower court rulings that concluded this decision was in violation of the state’s sexual orientation nondiscrimination protections… Read More



In Victory For CIA Torture Victims, Judge Lets Lawsuit Against Psychologists Advance

from Democracy Now

In a victory for survivors of CIA torture, a federal judge has allowed a lawsuit to move forward against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the program… Read More



Scientists Accidentally Discover The Secret To Long-lived Batteries

by Corey Fedde, The Christian Science Monitor

Scientists have discovered technology that could potentially make batteries last hundreds of thousands of recharge cycles, rather than just hundreds… Read More


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