Currently, The Good News for July 21: These 8 stories will leave you smiling

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A collection of hand-picked stories that will make you smile, Currently, The Good News features some of the most interesting headlines from around the globe.


1. Cop uses potato chip bag, tape to patch up stabbing victim

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A New York City police officer used an empty potato chip bag and tape in a quick-thinking decision that saved the life of a stabbing victim.


2. Viral video reveals pantry full of fast foods that just don't rot

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The video, which has garnered more than 3.3 million views, showcases the shockingly unnatural lifespan of these items: they seem to never go bad.


3. Alicia Silverstone recreates classic 'Clueless' scene with son

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Alicia Silverstone teamed up with her 10-year-old son to mark the 26th anniversary of the popular teen comedy Clueless.


4. Mom foils kidnapping by pulling child out of car window

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A brave New York mom saved her 5-year-old son from an attempted kidnapping after a man jumped out of a parked car and snatched the boy.


5. This 7-foot-4 teen girl is getting comparisons to Yao Ming

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A 7-foot-4 adult is rare. A 7-foot-4 14-year-old is unheard of.


6. Pilot hailed as hero after crash landing

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Authorities feared the worst after a small passenger plane with 18 people on board disappeared from radar in Siberia.


7. For dad who looked for son 24 years, a happy ending

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After scouring China for 24 years on a motorbike, a determined dad is reunited with his abducted son.


8. Paratrooper crashes through roof when chute fails — and lives to tell about it

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A British paratrooper is lucky to be alive after his parachute failed to open during a training exercise, sending him through the roof of a California home, crashing into the kitchen in a burst of insulation and roofing material.


Must-watch videos of the week:

Trans model makes history with Sports Illustrated cover

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Leyna Bloom is taking the world by storm as the first trans woman to ever grace the cover of a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.


Creative dad goes viral for his hilariously Photoshopped 'fails'

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For dad and digital creator Kenny Deuss, it all started when his girlfriend asked for a photo update to see if their baby was okay. Deciding to lean into the world of "dad jokes," Kenny got creative.


'Cleaning fairy' leaves wrong home spotless

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A New Jersey man says that after cleaning what he thought was the home of a friend's co-worker, he told the man he was playing with his cats while waiting for him to get back. The response: "I don't have any cats."


Throwback video of the week:

See Giannis Antetokounmpo's best moments this season

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Giannis has powered the Bucks all season long. Relive some of his best plays.



By Jackie Nash

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