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Inmates Carry Out Jail Break to Save Correctional Officer's Life (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: prisoners, correctional officer, rescue, good news )

Judy
- 14 days ago - rt.com
Facing the prospect of being shot, eight inmates broke out of their holding cell, in order to help an unconscious prison guard they witnessed slump over. Once out, the prisoners then banged on doors to get help for the correctional officer.
Indigenous Woman in Law Breaks New Ground
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Canada, good news, world, society, politics, government )

Cal
- 214 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Jody Wilson-Raybould, a First Nations woman, as Minister of Justice and Attorney-General.
US Muslim Groups Launch Fundraiser to Help Rebuild Burned Black Churches
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, racism, violence, Human Rights, Muslims, Christians, good news, humans, news, interesting, religion )

Carrie
- 381 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
A coalition of Muslim groups has launched an online fundraiser to help rebuild predominantly African-American churches damaged in a recent spate of fires across the South.
Boy Scouts President Robert Gates Says Ban On Gay Adult Participants 'Cannot Be Sustained''
Society & Culture  (tags: Boy Scouts of America, good news, LGBT rights, adults, legality, ethics, society, family, freedoms, news, humans, law )

Carrie
- 431 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called for change in order to avert potentially destructive ...
5-Year-Old Helps Feed Homeless Man at Waffle House ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, children, society, family, homelessness, Josiah Duncan, humans, news, education, world, culture, rights, freedoms, religion, hunger, wisdom )

Carrie
- 432 days ago - cnn.com
Faced with a homeless man standing outside a restaurant, what would you do? And what do you tell your children if they ask why he's standing out there?
Albuquerque BioPark Zoo to Celebrate Mother's Day ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Mother's Day, good news, humans, animals, Albuquerque Bio Park Zoo, family, women, society, interesting, news, children )

Carrie
- 448 days ago - krqe.com
Coming up in just a few days, most everyone will be celebrating Mother's Day. It's important to remember that human moms won't be the only ones recognized, but animal mothers as well. ThatâEUR(TM)s especially prevalent at the Albuquerque Bio Park Zoo.
New Royal Baby Is A Total Princess
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Good News, Royal Family, William and Kate, Princess, humans, interesting, society, culture, family, children, women, news )

Carrie
- 450 days ago - thedailybeast.com
With not a hair out of place, Kate Middleton emerged from hospital this evening just 12 hours after giving birth, carrying in her arms her new baby daughter, the first Princess to be born in Britain in 25 years.
NFL Relinquishing Tax-Exempt Status
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, sports, NFL, tax exempt status, ethics, society, culture, news, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 454 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
The NFL is giving up its tax-exempt status, which Commissioner Roger Goodell called a 'distraction.' In a letter to team owners, Goodell said that the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the ...
Americans' Support For Marijuana Legalization Reaches All-Time High In CBS Poll ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Marijuana Legalization, support, society, culture, government, humans, news, interesting, freedoms, rights, politics, good news )

Carrie
- 462 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A majority of Americans support the legalization of recreational marijuana, according to a new poll from CBS News ~ and it's the highest percentage in support since the news organization began asking the question in 1979.
A Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Was Bullied During A Game. The Athletes Then Did Something Amazing.
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, downs syndrome, cheerleader, bullied, athletes, Di's House, text, video )

Barb
- 502 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Desiree Andrews is a cheerleader at Lincoln Middle School in Kenosha, Wisconsin. SheâEUR(TM)s in eighth grade and has Down syndrome. Last year, Andrews was reportedly bullied by some kids in the stands during a boysâEUR(TM) basketball game.
VIDEOS: Meet A Muslim Family Campaign Aims To 'Bridge The Gap Of Fear Into Love'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, good news, Canada, Muslims, non-Muslims, 'Bridge the Gap', society, culture, family, humans, news, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 511 days ago - themuslimtimes.org
For two weeks, Muslim families are being encouraged to invite non-Muslim neighbors into their homes for a meal and conversation to "bridge the gaps and remove misconceptions regarding Islam and Muslims".
Texas High School Basketball Team Displays Incredible Sportsmanship
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, basketball game, Gainsville Tornados, Vanguard College Prep, Waco Texas, sportsmanship, good news, ethics, humans, interesting, children, news )

Carrie
- 514 days ago - cbsnews.com
If you're a fan of high school basketball, you're not alone. But if you're a fan of the Gainesville Tornadoes in Gainesville, Texas then you are alone. The other students at Gainesville, a juvenile correction facility for felony offenders don't come ...
All Hail The Feminist Oscars: On #AskHerMore, Patricia Arquette, and NPH's Balls
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, Hollywood, Oscars, women, celebrity, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, rights, politics, media, activists, government, family, world )

Carrie
- 518 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Starting with the actresses in attendance & stretching to the viewers watching at home & tweeting along, there was a resounding call for a change in the way women are treated in Hollywood. It was a night designed around men, but it was all about women.
DA Files Murder Charges Against Officers in James Boyd Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, police shooting, Kari Branbenburg, James Boyd, homeless, humans, law, police, death, society, culture, rights, ethics, good news, freedoms, safety )

Carrie
- 560 days ago - abqjournal.com
Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg filed paperwork Monday charging two Albuquerque police officers each with an open count of murder in the fatal shooting of a homeless camper in Albuquerque's foothills last March.
GOOD NEWS! In a US First, New Orleans Finds Homes for All Its Homeless Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: housinghomeless veterans, good news, politics, government, ethics, culture, safety, rights, goodnews, GoodNews, usa )

Cal
- 562 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 300 mayors have vowed to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. New Orleans celebrated the new year by becoming the first city to do so.
 

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