Good News Headlines 5/8/18


Cheap ‘Plant Pods’ That Can Grow More Lettuce In A Room Than Half-Acre Plot May End Hunger

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

Imagine if you could have a cheap, nutritious food source in your home that required no daily maintenance. While it may sound too good to be true, that is exactly what this company is doing… Read More



Tuition-Free College Is Gaining Serious Traction In The U.S.

by Maya Kachroo-Levine, Good Magazine

Some states have been working to make public college more affordable. Or better yet, they’ve been working to make public college free… Read More



Thousands Gather For Mass Meditation In Sacramento

by Ben Deci, Fox40 News

Thousands sat together in silence for one of the largest mass meditations in Sacramento's history. The 2,000 attendees were guided by spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar… Read More



Some Americans Offer To Open Up Their Homes To Central American Asylum Seekers

by Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times

An estimated 75 people have expressed interest in housing at least one asylum seeker. Some are from major metropolitan areas in California and New York. Others are from remote and rural areas in Montana and North Dakota… Read More



18 States Have Raised Their Minimum Wage So Far In 2018

by Maya Kachroo-Levine, Good Magazine

So far this year, 18 states have taken matters into their own hands and raised their minimum wage… Read More



Magnetic Brain Treatment Erases Suicidal Thoughts In Dramatic Portion Of Depressed Patients

by Good News Network

While there may not be any concrete treatments for blocking suicidal thoughts, there may be hope on the horizon for a new non-invasive treatment that can erase the impulses altogether… Read More



Karim Wasfi: Combating Terror With Music

by Lea Suter, Peace News

Can music combat terror? When 3 car bombs shook Baghdad famed Iraqi maestro Karim Wasfi set up his cello at the site the next day and played to show resilience against terrorism… Read More



Black Rhinos Return To Chad 50 Years After Being Wiped Out

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

The black rhino will return to the Central African nation of Chad after five decades of poaching drove the species to local extinction… Read More



Jacinda Ardern Pledges Shelter For All Homeless People Within Four Weeks

by Eleanor Ainge Roy, The Guardian

New Zealand government announces $100m to get 40,000 homeless people into accommodation before winter hits… Read More


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