Good News Headlines 5/5/15


This Foundation Is Using Meditation to Bring Baltimore Together Amid Riots

by Alena Hall, Huffington Post

For the past 13 years, the Holistic Life Foundation has focused on bringing mindfulness meditation and self-regulation techniques to their headquarters in Baltimore and beyond…  Read more



Pope Francis Calls for Equal Pay for Women

by Associated Press/Reader Support News

Pope Francis added his voice Wednesday to calls for equal pay for women, saying it is "pure scandal" that many of them earn less than men for doing the same jobs…  Read more



Tyson Foods to Phase Out Use of Human Antibiotics on Chickens by 2017

from Reuters/Reader Supported News

Largest US poultry producer pushes for drug alternatives after McDonald's announced it would stop buying chickens given antibiotics over next two years…  Read more



Jane Goodall Says SeaWorld ‘Should Be Closed Down’

by Alexander C. Kaufman, Huffington Post

The 81-year-old primatologist said whales and dolphins should never be held in captivity, and that the entertainment company known for its orca shows should be shuttered…  Read more



How Utah Reduced Homelessness By More Than 90 Percent

by Samantha Laine, Christian Science Monitor

A shift from emergency relief to a prevention approach is saving Utah and other states money and reduces homelessness…  Read more



21 States Will Take Away Your Driver License If You Can’t Pay Bay Your Student Loans — But Activists Are Fighting Back

by Michael Arria, Alternet

A grassroots project in Montana is a blueprint for activism across the country…  Read more



See How A Group Of Swedish Police Officers Responded When A Fight Broke Out OnThe NYC Subway

by Upworthy

Four Swedish police officers' New York vacation was interrupted when a fight broke out on the subway…  Read more


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