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Remember That One Time The U.S. Let A Big Bank Off The Hook For Laundering Money For Terrorists?

I'll just get this out of the way up front: Yes, really.Even after substantial evidence indicated that senior bank officials ignored over 17,000 internal compliance review notifications and continued to allow the laundering of $60 trillion for known terror organizations (including al-Qaeda and one of the 9/11 hijackers) and Mexican drug cartels, HSBC was let off the hook with a mere $1.9 billion fine and will face no criminal charges. I know what you're probably thinking: "$1.9 billion is a lot of money," which it is. Unless you're a bank like HSBC, which makes roughly that much in four weeks. Ain't the American justice system grand?

Remember That One Time The U.S. Let A Big Bank Off The Hook For Laundering Money For Terrorists?

Ready for the weekend? Of course, you are. Here's our weekly dose of good vibes to help you shed the stresses of the workweek and put yourself in a great frame of mind.

These 10 stories made us happy this week because they feature amazing creativity, generosity, and one super-cute fish.

1. Diver befriends a fish with the cutest smile

Hawaiian underwater photographer Yuki Nakano befriended a friendly porcupine fish and now they hang out regularly.

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