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  1. Malala Yousafzai Announces Where She Will Go to UniversityBecause the Nobel laureate is also a millennial, she announced it on Twitter.
  2. And Now, Please Enjoy These 9 Photos of Animals Being WeirdSomething called the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards was announced this week. Maybe 2016 isn’t all terrible.
  3. stand clear of the closing doors
    Couple Rides the N Train So Much That They Decided to Get Married on It Only in New York!
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    Young Woman Kidnapped in Philadelphia Miraculously Found AliveA happy ending to a horrifying story. 
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    Little Boy Tests Negative for Ebola in NYCWhew.
  6. happy things
    Malala Yousafzai Wins Her Nobel Peace Prize. She’s Still Only 17.The youngest winner ever.
  7. equal rites
    Supreme Court Gives Gay Marriage Another Big WinBy declining to take seven different appeal cases.
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    Journalist Held Hostage in Syria Is Back in the U.S.Peter Theo Curtis was reunited with his family in Boston.
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    Kidnapped American Journalist Freed After Almost Two Years in Syria Peter Theo Curtis was held by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria.
  10. happy things
    Abducted Amish Girls Found Safe Despite Culturally Complicated SearchThere were no photos of the missing kids.
  11. happy things
    Street Named for George Carlin Accidentally Includes a ChurchThanks to a clerical error that will take months to fix.
  12. happy things
    George H.W. Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday Like a Badass (While W. Instagrams)The former president said he had one more jump in him.
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    Missing Autistic Teenager Home Safe After 3 DaysVery good news!
  14. puppies!!!!!!
    Dog Lost in Hurricane Sandy Miraculously Reunited With Owners 18 Months LaterThey saw a familiar face at a local animal shelter as they looked to adopt a new dog.  
  15. happy things
    Photos: American Man Meb Keflezighi Wins Boston Marathon“Take back that finish line!”
  16. that's our joe!
    Joe Biden Goes to a Soul Food Diner: America in 5 PhotosLike apple pie and stuffed animals.
  17. equal rites
    Utah Better Get Used to the Idea of Gay Marriage, Like, NowAnother federal judge struck down another ban.
  18. puppies!!!!!!
    Blind Man Who Fell on Subway Tracks Can Keep His Guide Dog As a PetOrlando is nearing retirement age.
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    Mailman Catches Twin Babies Thrown From Burning Bronx Building“I was ready to catch.”
  20. happy things
    Homeless Man Who Turned in $42,000 Rewarded With More MoneyThe Internet has raised more than $70,000 for him.
  21. happy things
    N.J. College Kids Pay During ‘Burglary’: VideoNot everything is the worst.
  22. happy things
    WWE Wrestler Casually Comes Out During TMZ Airport InterviewNo big deal.
  23. equal rites
    Larry Kramer Got Married in His Hospital BedCongrats.
  24. equal rites
    Iconic Gay-Rights Moments Through the YearsA look back.
  25. stand clear of the swinging legs
    Subway Pole Dance-Off Somehow Ends PeacefullyYay.
  26. happy things
    Roller Coaster From Annie Hall Returns to ConeyThe new Thunderbolt is a bit fancier.
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    Upper West Side Parents of ‘Killer Nanny’ Victims Are Having a BabyThey announced the good news on Facebook.
  28. animanhattan
    Times Square Barker Finds a Lost Long Island CatTwo years later.
  29. happy things
    New York Classifieds Lead to Celebrity Meet-CuteThanks to Anderson Cooper.
  30. stand clear of the closing doors
    At Least One Subway Disaster Averted This WeekA group of people at Bowling Green worked together to pull a man from the tracks. 
  31. happy things
    Homeless Boot Recipient Stashed His New FootwearHe’s not sure what to think of all this attention.
  32. happy things
    Family of Homeless Boot Recipient Says He Is Welcome Anytime But “he’s chosen that life.”
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    Who Cares What That Homeless Man Did With the Boots a Cop Bought Him?Let’s not get all cynical about this.
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    NYPD Officer Caught On-Camera Doing Really Nice ThingA tourist’s photo of a cop buying boots for a homeless man has gone viral.
  35. crimes and misdemeanors
    New Yorkers Refrained From Violently Attacking One Another for an Entire DayMonday saw no shootings, stabbings, or slashings in New York City.
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    Sam Champion Is Gay, Getting MarriedThe Good Morning America weatherman has come out publicly to mark his happy announcement.
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    Last Kiss Photog Loses Contest, Lands Real GigMo Gelber’s Last Kiss picture didn’t work out the way he planned, but it still worked out.
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    Subway Hero Delroy Simmonds Got a JobHooray!
  39. real estate
    Oprah Sells Penthouse for $7.75 MillionThereby saving a single mom.
  40. local heroes
    Long Island’s 92-Year-Old Movie Bootlegger Is Untouchable Because he’s basically a saint.
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    New York City Middle Schoolers Rule at ChessThey won the National High School Championship.
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    Shot Cop Going HomeKevin Brennan is a lucky man.
  43. the celebrity apprentice
    The Celebrity Apprentice Finale: Bret Michaels PrevailsIn spite of (because of?) his health problems, the former Poison front man and ‘Rock of Love’ lothario becomes the next ‘Celebrity Apprentice.’
  44. happy things
    Michael C. Hall Is ‘Fully Recovered’ From CancerWatch out, fictitious bad guys in Miami.
  45. studmuffins
    Ricky Martin Comes OutThe “Cup of Life” is not what we thought he meant it was at ALL.
  46. equal rites
    All of These People Were Made Wonderfully Happy YesterdayThe Washington ‘Post’ has a great slideshow of pictures from yesterday, when gay marriage became legal in the District.
  47. happy things
    A Festivus Miracle That Will Warm Your HeartThe story of a 9/11 first responder shows that good things do happen to good people sometimes.
  48. nonthreatening leviathans!
    Ilya the Manatee Safe in Florida, Recuperating With Hot, Younger ChickWell, lukewarm. Manatees only like things that are lukewarm.
  49. j-vanka
    Ivanka Trump Continues Stonewalling the Press About Her WeddingIt’s almost like she’s teasing us.
  50. neighborhood news
    Is This Teddy Bear Sad or Just Hanging Out?We can’t decide.
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