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NFL Toughens Its Stance on Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, NFL, Roger Goodell, domestic violence, women, society, culture, ethics, sports, violence )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - usatoday.com
In a lengthy letter sent to every NFL owner on Thursday, Goodell announced enhanced policies and discipline under the personal conduct policy that will result in a six-game suspension for a first offense related to domestic violence or sexual assault...
'Ads Against Apartheid' Is Going National
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Ads Against Apartheid', national campaign, good news, human rights, Israel, Palestine, ethics, death, violence, society, rights, politics, freedoms, children, world )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The ads feature one word per ad - HOMELESS, VIOLENCE, and STOLEN- each representing an aspect of Israel's unrelenting injustice towards Palestinians. AAA recently announced they were placing billboards in 8-10 major US cities by late 2014 or early 2015,
Mo'Ne Davis on This Week's National Sports Illustrated Cover
Society & Culture  (tags: women, sports, good news, cover girl, Mo'ne Davis, children, Little League, society, freedoms, media, news )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - si.com
Thirteen-year-old sensation Mo'ne Davis, who plays for Philadelphia's Taney Dragons, has become the first Little Leaguer to grace the national cover of Sports Illustrated. The 5-foot-4 inch, 111-pound eighth grader is not only taking the Little League...
University of Northern Colorado to Add a Pet-Friendly Dorm Next Year
Society & Culture  (tags: US, University of Northern Colorado, good news, pet friendly, education, interesting, news, society )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - greeleytribune.com
It's likely to sound different, too, as nearly 40 four-legged companions will join their human friends as they take up residence at Lawrenson Hall. UNC is about to become its own rare breed with a pet friendly residence hall.
Love Overshadows Westboro Baptist Church's Plan to Protest Robin Williams Funeral
Society & Culture  (tags: hate, intolerance, love, compassion, good news, Planting Peace, Robin Williams, Westboro Baptist Church, society, culture, death, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - advocate.com
In keeping with our philosophy of addressing acts of hate and intolerance with compassion and love, we are inviting the public to show their respect and support of a man who spent his life making others smile, and who was always there for others.
La Cuisine Des Perdus: The Art of Eating Old Stuff
Society & Culture  (tags: world, culture, food, leftovers, delicious, waste, humans, health, society, ethics, interesting, good news, family )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - theplate.nationalgeographic.com
There were leftover tortillas in my house last week, quickly going stale. There were tomatillos in the market. For a sometime Texan, this means just one thing: chilaquiles. OK, let me back up.
NC City Renames Street Honoring Klansman Who Flogged People for Not Attending Church
Society & Culture  (tags: KKK, North Carolina, racism, ethics, good news, violence, society, culture, freedoms, humans, politics, religion )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - rawstory.com
A street in Fair Bluff, North Carolina will be renamed after research indicated that it was named for a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan. "E Brooks Street" does not, as many in the community had thought, stand for "East Brooks Street," but for...
Court In Uganda Throws Out Anti-Gay Law
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-gay laws, Uganda, good news, world, society, politics, government, goodnews, gayrights, ethics, law, rights )

Cal
- 30 days ago - npr.org
A court in Uganda has thrown out a controversial law that mandated harsh punishments, including life in prison, for acts of homosexuality.
More Restaurants Take a Stand Against Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: gun laws, restaurants, activists, Americans, good news, society, safety, violence, law, crime, culture, family )

Carrie
- 66 days ago - inc.com
The number of restaurants adopting a no-guns policy is on the rise following Mexican grill Chipotle's recent request that patrons not carry guns when dining.
Economy Adds 217k Jobs in May; Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 6.3 Percent (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, jobs report, good news, labor, humans, government, society )

Carrie
- 85 days ago - washingtonpost.com
New government data released Friday showed the economy added 217,000 jobs in May, sending total employment to a new record high that eclipsed the previous peak reached just after the country went into recession.
17 Dogs That Will Bring A Smile To Your Day
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, dogs, well being, good news, society, photos, happiness )

Carrie
- 133 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Having a ruff day? Cheer up. These pups enjoy the simple pleasures in life, and you should too.
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 )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - fastcoexist.com
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 )

Carrie
- 207 days ago - krqe.com
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 )

Carrie
- 207 days ago - npr.org
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 )

Carrie
- 338 days ago - rhrealitycheck.org
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...
 

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