In The News

8 great things that happened this week

 
Between the Boston Marathon bombings to the West Texas fertilizer plant explosion to the flooding in Chicago and beyond, this has been a “no news is good news” kind of a week…until now. While your newsfeeds might be cluttered with the world’s worst news, here’s some of the best. Spread it around, ok?

 

 

NASA scientists discovered several Earth-like planets that just might be habitable

 

Rebecca Suarez, 9, was pulled into a pairs game with tennis pros. And she kicked butt. Watch… 


 

 

The Centers for Disease Control reported that the United States’ infant mortality rate has dropped 12 percentage points in the last decade

 

Boy Scouts of America is (finally!) ending its ban on gay youth members…but not adult leaders. Er, it’s a step in the right direction?

 

NYU has launched the Moral Courage Channel: “Moral courage means standing up when others want you to sit down.” Watch the first video in the series below…


 

 

West Virginia teens who spoke out about a truth-skewing abstinence-only speaker stands strong…and is now fighting for her First Amendment rights.

 

Number-one WNBA draft pick Brittney Griner confirmed that she is gay…and her teammates affirmed that women’s basketball is inclusive, compassionate and supportive of everyone.

 

And quite possibly our favorite: Dove released its Real Beauty Sketches video… 


 

                                                                                                                           

 

What good news do you have to share? Tell us in the comments!
 
 
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BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 4/19/2013 5:16:00 PM

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