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Meet The Barbie With An Even More Perfect Body (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, girls, good news, Barbie, Lammily Doll, society, interesting, news )

- 1538 days ago -
The "Lammily" doll has the proportions of an average American 19-year-old. Can she beat Mattel for a slice of the toy market?
Winter Storm Rolls Through NM (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, Americans, New Mexico, good news, weather, snow )

- 1566 days ago -
The snow touched a lot of areas of the state, including the metro, and more on the way. Due to winter weather, Santa Fe schools closed for the day and schools across the metro were delayed. Also some roads were too icy and dangerous for buses to head out.
Exonerations On The Rise, And Not Just Because Of DNA (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, exoneration, society, good news, DNA, police, law, rights, freedoms, ethics, news, crime )

- 1567 days ago -
At least 87 people were set free for crimes they did not commit last year, the highest number since researchers began keeping track more than 20 years ago. Some of those people spent decades in prison before release.
Almost 13 Million Women of Reproductive Age Were Uninsured in 2012
Society & Culture  (tags: women, good news, society, health, health insurance, poverty, family, government, ethics, news )

- 1697 days ago -
In total, about 13 million women ages 15 to 44 were uninsured last year, Guttmacher found. The analysis -- which used data from the U.S. Census Bureau -- also found that about four in 10 U.S. women of reproductive age with incomes below the federal...
After Just Four Weeks, The Homeless Man Learning To Code Has Almost Finished His First App
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homeless, society, good news, education, humans, interesting, news )

- 1698 days ago -
It's an old adage: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. McConlogue told me he wanted to test the theory, not for his own personal gain or notoriety, but because he, for whatever reason,...
GE Crop Ban Did Not Crimp Refuge Agriculture
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, U.S. non GE crops, good news, safety, society, family )

- 1700 days ago -
"Banning GE crops did not cause the sky to fall on these refuges," stated PEER Counsel Kathryn Douglass, who has helped launch a series of lawsuits rolling back approvals for GE crops on 75 national wildlife refuges across 30 states.
The Movement Is Growing: Non-GMO Products Could Reach $264 Billion in U.S. Sales By 2017
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, U.S. non GE crops, good news, safety, society, family, society )

- 1700 days ago -
According to Non-GMO Foods: U.S. Market Perspective, a recent report by Packaged Facts, products that do not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will account for 30% of U.S. food and beverage sales by 2017.
GOOD NEWS! Donors Raise $100,000 for Homeless Man Who Turned in Bag Containing $42K
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, charity, paying it forward, society, GoodNews, goodnews, ethics, humans, interesting )

- 1705 days ago -
Glen James, who lives in a shelter in Boston, found the bag at a shopping mall.
Rush Limbaugh Booted From Station - Traded In For Rock Music - Hell To The Yes! (Updated)
Society & Culture  (tags: Rush Limbaugh, media, good news, Americans, news, society, activists )

- 1707 days ago -
Oh this is delicious. Yes, you read it right. Hate-radio talk show host, Rush Limbaugh, has been ousted from Fargo's Talk 101.9 FM, and replaced with Rock 102, after listeners rebelled and ratings tanked (like in septic).
Jacob Barnett, Boy Genius (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: children, environment, education, intelligence, good news, news, interesting, humans, family, society, culture )

- 1719 days ago -
By May of this year, Jacob Barnett had wrung everything he could get out of the university he had been attending for four years in his home state of Indiana. He had taken every undergraduate course on mathematics and physics, and a bunch of...
Judge Upholds Same-Sex License Ruling
Society & Culture  (tags: Los Alamos, NM, good news, gay rights, freedoms, government, law, family, society, politics, ethics, rights, news )

- 1720 days ago -
Despite a court battle, Los Alamos County is the seventh county in the state to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. he Los Alamos County clerk went to court Wednesday to explain why she does not agree with a court order to issue the licenses,...
Judge Rules in Favor of Los Alamos Same-Sex Couple
Society & Culture  (tags: Los Alamos, NM, good news, gay rights, freedoms, government, law, family, society, politics, ethics, rights, news )

- 1720 days ago -
Janet Newton and Maria Thibodeau were denied a marriage license last week and they filed a lawsuit that led to a ruling by District Court Judge Sheri Raphaelson that same-sex couples are entitled to be married in New Mexico.
Gay Troops Prep for September Marriage Spree, Put Wedding Parties on Ice
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, military, good news, Pentagon, society, culture, family, travel, rights, news, freedoms )

- 1721 days ago -
September marks nuptial season across part of the American military as gay and lesbian troops cash in new, Pentagon-granted leaves to tie the knot. Starting Tuesday, the Pentagon is allowing gay troops to take travel leaves for up to seven days -- or as...
Supreme Court Justice To Officiate Same-Sex Wedding
Society & Culture  (tags: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, gay rights, wedding ceremony, good news, government, americans, politics, news, society, culture, family, freedoms, news, rights )

- 1724 days ago -
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first Supreme Court member to conduct a same-sex marriage ceremony Saturday when she officiates at the Washington wedding of Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser.
And Then There Were Six (NM Counties With Marriage Equality)
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, ethics, good news, culture, society, freedoms, government, family, rights )

- 1727 days ago -
This is 6 out of 35 counties of the state, but it's over half the state's population in those 6 counties, so the process is well underway.

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