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Sikh Man Helps Reunite Christian Pastor With Stolen Bible

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.15.2015 | Religion

A Christian pastor would have been heartbroken as he started this new year if it wasn’t for the help of a stranger from a different religion. Pas...

Giving Back -- On My Way Home

One For The Table | Posted 12.27.2014 | New York
One For The Table

Once we got to the closest station, the kind woman helped me get her off the bus and said she knew where to take her and that she would get her home. I thanked her and they headed off in the night as Olivera yelled back to me "I'll see you next week."

Man In A Kayak Helps Nab Suspected Christmas Mail Thief

AP | Posted 12.25.2014 | Weird News

A fast-paddling good Samaritan in a kayak helped sheriff's deputies in Washington state nab a suspected Christmas mail thief. Q13 reports ( http://...

Neighbors Helping Neighbors?

Jim Gibson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Education
Jim Gibson

Well, here is a tale of the exact opposite. Although it is not clear that this was setup to be in place right before the Christmas Holiday, that is how the timing seemed to work out.

Texas Excited About Drug Policy Reform

Joy Strickland | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics
Joy Strickland

It's been a long time coming, but finally some of the national interest and enthusiasm for drug policy reform is beginning to trickle down to Texas.

Man Used His Olive Garden All-You-Can Eat Pass To Feed People In Need

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.10.2014 | Impact

We really hope this kind of carb loading becomes a fad. Back in September, Matt Tribe purchased Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Pass, which –...

This Millionaire Wakes Up At 5 A.M. To Pick Up Trash Around Town

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact

Wealth and selflessness don't have to be mutually exclusive -- just ask Yo. The millionaire investor from South Korea who lives in Bahrain wakes up...

Quick-Thinking Teen Saves Elderly Woman From Oncoming Train In The Nick Of Time

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.09.2014 | Good News

An incredible act of bravery from this Illinois teen saved the life of an elderly woman. Frankfort Community High School student Colton Essary was ...

FOX 13 NEWS Video

The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Dee and Gordon Head had been sleeping in their car with their three dogs when what some may consider divine intervention knocked on their window. ...

Homeless Elderly Couple Sleeping In Car Gets Help From 'Angels'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact

Dee and Gordon Head had been sleeping in their car with their three dogs when what some may consider divine intervention knocked on their window. ...

Woman Is Reunited With Lost Wedding Rings Thanks To A Real Life Hero

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weddings

When Erin Carrozzo lost her diamond wedding rings in the sands of Fire Island, New York, she assumed she would never see them again. The mother of...

A Sandy Situation

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 08.19.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

A few weeks ago I was on a long drive home and I got stuck on the freeway in traffic, in the middle of the Nevada desert. What happened next was enough to restore my faith in humanity.

The Day She Let Her Son Wait in the Car

Lenore Skenazy | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Lenore Skenazy

If we judge parents for putting their kids at very low risk, we could jail them for serving solid food (the child could choke!) letting them walk down stairs (the child could fall!) or permitting them to join a sport (concussions!).

'Speechless' Teacher Left Crying After Mystery Patrons Cover Tab For Students With Autism

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.20.2014 | Good News

The teachers and students of Matthew Jago School in Sewaren, N.J., have an anonymous couple to thank, after the kind strangers picked up the restauran...

Why It's More Important Than Ever to Keep an Eye on Health Insurers

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

After writing a couple weeks back that we need to keep an eye on profit-hungry health insurers to make sure they are not refusing to pay for medically necessary care, I got a flood of emails and tweets from people with stories to share.

This Bus Interaction Between Strangers Is How We Should Be Treating Each Other

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion

Surjit Singh Virk has been driving buses for sixteen years and has seen it all. But what he witnessed on Saturday on the No. 341 route touched his sou...

Just Another Day On The Job For Man In Superman Shirt Who Saved Baby From Fire

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 04.14.2014 | Good News

One man proved that there is a superhero in all of us. During a large fire at a Dallas, Texas, apartment complex, Tori Phillips came to the rescue ...

Baseball Fan's Lost Wallet Returned With A Little Something Extra

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

Bad: You lose your wallet on at a Marlins game. Great: An anonymous good Samaritan finds your wallet and gets it back to you. Amazing: Your wallet i...

Five Things Every Young Person Should Know About Drugs and Alcohol

Theodore Caputi | Posted 05.18.2014 | College
Theodore Caputi

New advancements in drug and alcohol prevention, intervention, and treatment programs occur nearly every day. So what does all this mean for teens and college students today? Here's what you need to know.

Pope Francis and Healing Love

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 05.03.2014 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Ever visit an historic church after it's been refurbished? With smoky grime washed away, colors become vibrant. Sunlight brightens once hidden corners. You see the church as never before. It's an old church, but suddenly it seems new, even awesome.

Giving Back

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

To see the honesty and generosity of people like this young worker, whose wages can't be much above the minimum, and a homeless man who has nothing -- it's a reminder that I still have a way to climb before I get to their level.

A Religious Freedom Parable

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What follows is a modern-day parable. I think it's important to point that out up front, in order not to cause any undue offense. The scene: the near future, when Arizona (or any other state, for that matter) becomes a bastion of religious freedom by passing laws shielding businesses from penalty for discrimination on the basis of religious belief.

Arizona's No Good, Very Bad Samaritans

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 04.25.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

These discriminatory laws are not about "religious freedom." From a Christian perspective, such legislation is the betrayal of everything Jesus of Nazareth taught.

WATCH: The Only Kind Of Parking Ticket That Could Make You Smile

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.10.2014 | Good News

Getting a parking ticket is always a huge pain -- unless you get a ticket from YouTube prankster Sam Pepper. Watch Pepper pose as a traffic cop in...

Good Samaritans Help Rescue Man And His Dog From Icy Lake

Posted 02.05.2014 | Good News

A Chicago man who jumped into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan in an attempt to save his dog has a jogger to thank for playing a pivotal role in his...