Good News
Follow the latest Good News news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
July 6, 2022, 9:01 PM

Surprise for high school student working to end book deserts

17-year-old Rania Zuri discusses the LiTERArary Society, a non-profit organization working to end book deserts and promote the love of reading among children, – and gets a special surprise.
July 6, 2022, 9:01 PM
Surprise for high school student working to end book deserts
July 1, 2022, 8:47 PM

How a small act of kindness can make a difference in someone’s life

Flight attendant Kerri Brown came to the rescue when a cherished teddy bear was left on the plane.
July 1, 2022, 8:47 PM
How a small act of kindness can make a difference in someone’s life
July 1, 2022, 8:47 PM

Indianapolis preschool teacher raises money to buy car seat for students

Lindsay Gibson, a preschool teacher at Robert Lee Frost Elementary, talks about how she set out to raise enough money to provide new car seats for every student in her class.
July 1, 2022, 8:47 PM
Indianapolis preschool teacher raises money to buy car seat for students
June 30, 2022, 11:59 PM

Woman gives away $3,000 wedding dress to bride who couldn’t afford one

Gwendolyn Stulgis hopes to help many future brides find their dress at no cost.
June 30, 2022, 11:59 PM
Woman gives away $3,000 wedding dress to bride who couldn’t afford one
June 24, 2022, 7:52 PM

Daughter honors immigrant mom at Harvard graduation

Nataly Morales Villa, a first-generation college student, honored her mother, Verónica Morales Villa, who immigrated to the U.S. more than 20 years ago.
June 24, 2022, 7:52 PM
First-generation student honors immigrant mom at Harvard graduation
June 13, 2022, 12:31 PM

John Cena surprises Ukrainian super fan

The wrestler surprised Misha Rohozhyn, who recently escaped the country amid its war with Russia.
June 13, 2022, 12:31 PM
John Cena surprises Ukrainian super fan
1 month ago

Robin Roberts surprises Special Olympics Olympian

Lumene Montissol, nicknamed “Lightning” for her speed on the soccer and track fields, is achieving her dream to compete in the Special Olympics.
1 month ago
Robin Roberts surprises Special Olympics Olympian
1 month ago

Baby nicknamed 'Mayor of the NICU' released from hospital after 11 months

After nearly a year of intensive care, Max Do is finally going home to meet his big sister.
1 month ago
Baby nicknamed 'Mayor of the NICU' released from hospital after 11 months
1 month ago

California man, 78, gets high school diploma 6 decades later

For 60 years, Ted Sams regretted missing his high school graduation
1 month ago
California man, 78, gets high school diploma 6 decades later
1 month ago

Former NICU patient graduates medical school, aims to return to NICU as doctor

Marcus Mosley, who was born at 26 weeks and spent 40 days in the neonatal intensive care unit, plans to return to the NICU as a doctor.
1 month ago
Born at 26 weeks, medical school graduate now wants to care for premature babies
2 months ago

1st all-Black team summits Mount Everest

ABC News' Kayna Whitworth reports on their historic journey reaching new heights.
2 months ago
1st all-Black team summits Mount Everest
2 months ago

19-year-old becomes youngest Black law school graduate in American history

"You just really make what you want your reality to be," she said.
2 months ago
19-year-old becomes youngest Black law school graduate in American history
2 months ago

19-year-old becomes youngest Black student to graduate from Texas law school

Haley Taylor Schlitz, 19, is making history when she graduates from SMU Dedman School of Law on May 13.
2 months ago
19-year-old becomes youngest Black student to graduate from Texas law school
2 months ago

This 92-year-old tai chi legend is smashing ageism one move at a time

Pui Tsang wants others to know that aging means you can live an active and exciting life.
2 months ago
This 92-year-old tai chi legend is smashing ageism one move at a time
2 months ago

‘You do not owe the college a penny!’ Graduates react when donor clears student debts

An anonymous donor paid off all student debts for 2022 graduates of Wiley College, an HBCU in Marshall, Texas. The school's president announced, “If you HAD a balance, you no longer have a balance!”
2 months ago
‘You do not owe the college a penny!’ Graduates react when donor clears student debts
2 months ago

Nonspeaking student with autism gives moving commencement speech

Rollins College graduate Elizabeth Bonker urged her fellow graduates to use their voices.
2 months ago
Nonspeaking student with autism gives moving commencement speech
2 months ago

Twin babies delivered by mom's twin sister

OK, so follow us here. Hillary Leonard and Mallory Delaney are identical twin sisters. In 2021, Hillary had twins. They were delivered by Hillary's twin sister, Mallory.
2 months ago
Twin babies delivered by mom's twin sister
2 months ago

Anonymous donor clears debt for Texas college graduates

An anonymous donor has paid off the student debts for graduates of Wiley College, a historically Black college in East Texas, officials said.
2 months ago
Anonymous donor clears debt for Texas college graduates
2 months ago

2-year-old steals the show at mom’s wedding after running down the aisle to greet her

Kristie Mihelich’s son Pierson stole the show at his mom’s wedding when he ran down the aisle to greet her.
2 months ago
2-year-old steals the show at mom’s wedding after running down the aisle to greet her
2 months ago

Boy sweetly embraces his mom as she walks down the aisle during her wedding ceremony

Kristie Mihelich’s son ran towards her right as she approached the altar.
2 months ago
Boy sweetly embraces his mom as she walks down the aisle during her wedding ceremony
2 months ago

104 and no more: Amputee wraps up marathon record quest

An amputee athlete who inspired people worldwide with her push to set a new world record for daily consecutive marathons has wrapped up her quest
2 months ago
104 and no more: Amputee wraps up marathon record quest
2 months ago

'Avengers' make surprise visit to children's hospital

At Riley Hospital for Children in downtown Indianapolis the superheroes spread cheer and gave fist bumps.
2 months ago
'Avengers' make surprise visit to children's hospital
2 months ago

Double amputee runs Boston Marathon to pay tribute to 2013 victims

Paul Kent, born with a rare neuropathy, underwent a double amputation and ran the Boston Marathon a year later to pay homage to his life-saving procedure.
2 months ago
Double amputee runs Boston Marathon to pay tribute to 2013 victims
2 months ago

Beloved dental specialist surprised with $20K for 20 years at work

Texas dental assistant Sophia Teel was gifted $20,000 in cash by her employers at Risinger & Nelson Orthodontic Specialists for 20 years of working at the practice.
2 months ago
Beloved dental assistant surprised with $20k at work
2 months ago

Dental specialist gets surprised with $20K for 20 years of work in emotional video

Orthodontists Dr. Ronald K. Risinger and Dr. Michael F. Nelson presented Sophia Teel with a gift of $20k cash.
2 months ago
Dental specialist gets surprised with $20K for 20 years of work in emotional video
2 months ago

You won't believe how many colleges this teen got accepted to

Ja’Leaha Thornton is the valedictorian at Glades Central High School in Florida, and now, a very sought after high school student for many colleges.
2 months ago
You won't believe how many colleges this teen got accepted to
3 months ago

Soldier returns from duty to surprise daughter in classroom

Tamie Norris came back from a tour of duty in Iraq and Jordan to surprise her daughter Samantha, a first-grade teacher, in her Austin, Texas classroom.
3 months ago
Soldier returns from duty to surprise daughter in classroom
3 months ago

Watch the excitement as this girl learns to ride a bike

I love how her brother helps her.
3 months ago
Watch the excitement as this girl learns to ride a bike
3 months ago

Brother teaches sister how to ride a bike in sweet video

Brooke Wilcox shared a sweet video on Instagram of her son teaching his younger sister how to ride a bicycle.
3 months ago
Brother teaches sister how to ride a bike in sweet video
3 months ago

Second graders write letters on behalf of dogs waiting for adoption

The students wrote letters for 24 dogs and 20 found their fur-ever homes.
3 months ago
Second graders write letters on behalf of dogs waiting for adoption
3 months ago

Woman quits job to start new business with delicious treats

Danielle Tubbs, founder of Tubby's Taste, serves up Jamaican American inspired treats like vegan cookies after quitting her day job to launch a dessert company.
3 months ago
Woman quits job to start new business with delicious treats
3 months ago

Health worker saves 17-day-old baby

Harrowing footage shows the moment a health worker in Argentina saved a baby who was suffering from bronchial aspiration.
3 months ago
Health worker saves 17-day-old baby
3 months ago

This reaction to daughter becoming a nurse is everything

"I did it. You did it. I didn't do it."
3 months ago
This reaction to daughter becoming a nurse is everything
3 months ago

‘GMA’s’ Robin Roberts helps aspiring broadcaster’s dreams come true

Roberts, who is out with a new book, “Brighter By The Day,” invites Nancy Crawford, 56, a mom of two and grandmother of five to do a test read on the “GMA” set.
3 months ago
‘GMA’s’ Robin Roberts helps aspiring broadcaster’s dreams come true
3 months ago

Meet the Florida teen accepted into 27 universities with $4 million in scholarships

Jonathan Walker, an 18-year-old from Panama City, Florida, was accepted to Harvard, Stanford and MIT to name a few.
3 months ago
Meet the Florida teen accepted into 27 universities with $4 million in scholarships
3 months ago

'GMA' celebrates Iowa mom who helps students thrive

Ahead of the release of Robin Roberts' book "Brighter by the Day: Waking Up to New Hopes and Dreams," the "GMA" co-anchor is celebrating mom Angela Lange.
3 months ago
'GMA' celebrates Iowa mom who helps students thrive
3 months ago

A star student

Meet Jonathan Walker, the Florida teen accepted into 27 universities and offered $4 million in scholarships. ABC News’ Will Ganss has more.
3 months ago
A star student
3 months ago

'A ton of excitement’: Florida teen accepted to 27 top colleges

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Jonathan Walker, a Florida high school student accepted to 27 universities, including Harvard, Stanford and MIT, as he works to select his final college destination.
3 months ago
'A ton of excitement’: Florida teen accepted to 27 top colleges
3 months ago

Cherry blossoms are sure sign of spring

Residents and tourists enjoy the annual Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in the nation's capital.
3 months ago
Cherry blossoms are sure sign of spring
3 months ago

Chicago Bulls dancer surprised with halftime proposal

The “Luv-a-Bulls” dance team captain, Julia Ponty, said yes to her now fiancé, Ransom Hatch, who climbed out of a box in center court to pop the question.
3 months ago
Chicago Bulls dancer surprised with halftime proposal
3 months ago

Music teacher wins the 'Oscars of Teaching'

Newark, New Jersey, high school music teacher Sarah Mae Lagasca won the prestigious $25,000 Milken Educator Award, which celebrates teachers in the U.S.
3 months ago
Music teacher wins the 'Oscars of Teaching'
3 months ago

Ukrainian soldier proposes to girlfriend

A Ukrainian soldier dressed in fatigues, got on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend in Odessa.
3 months ago
Ukrainian soldier proposes to girlfriend
3 months ago

National Cherry Blossom Festival back for 110th anniversary

The iconic and beautiful cherry blossoms decorating Washington D.C's tidal basin attract millions of people from around the world each year.
3 months ago
National Cherry Blossom Festival back for 110th anniversary
3 months ago

Mom runs into concert confusion

Emily's mom said she thought she bought tickets for them to see a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert but when they reached the venue, they got a big surprise.
3 months ago
Mom runs into concert confusion
3 months ago

Business owner makes sure inclusivity and happiness fuel his company

Mark Cronin helped his son, John Lee Cronin, who has autism, start a sock company called John's Crazy Socks. The company employs people with autism and other disabilities.
3 months ago
Business owner makes sure inclusivity and happiness fuel his company
3 months ago

This teacher has life lessons for her students, and TikTok is loving it

"Kids aren't computers," said Maddie Richardson, a science teacher at Parker Performing Arts School. "They can't be all analytics and all data all the time."
3 months ago
This teacher has life lessons for her students, and TikTok is loving it
3 months ago

‘GMA’ teams up with College Board to surprise deserving students

As college admissions roll in for the high school class of 2022, many students are finding steep price tags in those welcome packets.
3 months ago
‘GMA’ teams up with College Board to surprise deserving students
4 months ago

101-year-old man finally receives his high school diploma

While Merrill Cooper had completed his coursework, his mother could not afford to buy the document. In surprise ceremony in Jersey City, Cooper was finally given the diploma he worked so hard to earn.
4 months ago
101-year-old man finally receives his high school diploma
4 months ago

Twins born at 22 weeks go home after over 130 days in hospital

Taylor Davis shares the birth stories of her twin daughters, Avery Reign Davis and Emersyn Gray Davis, who were born at 22 weeks gestation.
4 months ago
Twins born at 22 weeks go home after over 4 months in NICU
4 months ago

Grandpa who suffered stroke hugs grandkids for first time in almost a decade

In 2014, Kevin Eubanks suffered a stroke leaving him paralyzed on his left side. With the help of a tool called the “HugAgain,” he was able to hug his grandsons for the first time.
4 months ago
Grandpa who suffered stroke hugs grandkids for first time in almost a decade