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  • Positive: Cyprus peace talks appear to be back on track

    05/29/2016 - 01:10

    Talks to reunify the ethnically divided island of Cyprus appeared to be back on track Friday when its president said he's ready to pick up where things left off following a halt after a perceived attempt to diplomatically upgrade the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriot north.

  • Success: Transcendental Meditation shows promise as PTSD therapy

    05/29/2016 - 01:10

    'Kevlar for the mind' writes psychologist Bret Moore about the benefits of Transcendental Meditation for those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  • Henry Heimlich Finally Gets to Use his Maneuver to Save Life at age 96

    05/28/2016 - 19:45

    Dr. Henry Heimlich, 96, has frequently demonstrated his famous technique, invented in the 1970s, but this was the first time he saved someone from choking.
    The post Henry Heimlich Finally Gets to Use his Maneuver to Save Life at age 96 appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Positive: US consumer sentiment up in May to highest in nearly a year

    05/28/2016 - 19:45

    Americans turned more optimistic about the economy in May than the previous month, buoyed by steady hiring and higher incomes. The University of Michigan said Friday that its index of consumer sentiment rose to 94.7 in May, the highest in nearly a year. That's up from 89 in April.

  • Positive: G7 aims for entry into effect of Paris accord by year-end

    05/28/2016 - 01:18

    Group of Seven (G7) leaders agreed on Friday that they will aim for the Paris climate agreement to go into effect by the end of the year, a Japanese senior government spokesman said. Last December in Paris, almost 200 nations agreed a sweeping plan to end global dependence on fossil fuels to limit rising temperatures.

  • Positive: Pope embraces Al-Azhar imam in sign of renewed relations

    05/27/2016 - 19:38

    Pope Francis on Monday embraced the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, reopening an important channel for Catholic-Muslim dialogue after a five-year lull. As Sheik Ahmed el-Tayyib arrived for his audience in the Apostolic Palace, Francis said that the fact that they were meeting at all was significant.

  • Positive: In Hiroshima, Obama honors bombing victims, urges world to do better

    05/27/2016 - 14:38

    President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon 'the logic of fear' that encourages the stockpiling of nuclear weapons. Obama's trip to Hiroshima made him the first U.S. President to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack.

  • Positive: US: Bees, butterflies to get better habitat along Interstate 35

    05/27/2016 - 14:38

    Soon, passengers zipping along Interstate 35 will see a lusher refuge and more food for bees and butterflies in the hopes of helping the insects boost their declining populations, six states and the Federal Highway Administration announced Thursday.

  • Positive: US: First Lady tells Native American grads to live their values

    05/27/2016 - 14:38

    Michelle Obama told graduates at a Native American high school Thursday to take pride in their history and cultures. Seated in the first several rows of a school pavilion, the 104 graduating seniors received their diplomas wearing traditional clothing of their tribes on a stage featuring textiles, drums, and baskets from the region's tribes.

  • Positive: President Obama ready to face historic ground of Hiroshima

    05/27/2016 - 14:38

    Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American President to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. He will not apologize. He will not second-guess President Harry Truman's decision to unleash the awful power of nuclear weapons. He will not dissect Japanese aggression in World War II.

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  • 05/29/2016 - 01:10

    Talks to reunify the ethnically divided island of Cyprus appeared to be back on track Friday when its president said he's ready to pick up where things left off following a halt after a perceived attempt to diplomatically upgrade the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriot north.

  • 05/29/2016 - 01:10

    'Kevlar for the mind' writes psychologist Bret Moore about the benefits of Transcendental Meditation for those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  • 05/28/2016 - 19:45

    Dr. Henry Heimlich, 96, has frequently demonstrated his famous technique, invented in the 1970s, but this was the first time he saved someone from choking.
    The post Henry Heimlich Finally Gets to Use his Maneuver to Save Life at age 96 appeared first on Good News Network.

  • 05/28/2016 - 19:45

    Americans turned more optimistic about the economy in May than the previous month, buoyed by steady hiring and higher incomes. The University of Michigan said Friday that its index of consumer sentiment rose to 94.7 in May, the highest in nearly a year. That's up from 89 in April.

  • 05/28/2016 - 01:18

    Group of Seven (G7) leaders agreed on Friday that they will aim for the Paris climate agreement to go into effect by the end of the year, a Japanese senior government spokesman said. Last December in Paris, almost 200 nations agreed a sweeping plan to end global dependence on fossil fuels to limit rising temperatures.