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  1. Megan Rice spent two years in federal prison while in her 80s after breaking into a government security complex to protest nuclear weapons.
  2. Morey, a well-known surfer in Southern California in the '50s and '60s, invented the Boogie Board in 1971 in Hawaii. Morey's invention remains a popular choice for those wanting to ride some waves.
  3. Investigators believe a 1,200-foot cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line.
  4. The lawsuit alleges that authorities in Kenosha not only knew that armed vigilantes planned to patrol the protest attended by Black Lives Matter supporters, but also encouraged their participation.
  5. Clinton, 75, had been hospitalized at the UC Irvine Medical Center since Tuesday for a "non-COVID-related infection."
  6. The first Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy book was published in October 1979. Fans are looking back at how the series has endured in popularity and why it's still relevant.
  7. Republicans in Texas and Florida are combatting COVID-19 mandates as a matter of personal liberty, even as the data show just how crucial vaccination — and mandates — are to beating the virus.
  8. Public health workers are going church to church and house to house in the state's secluded valleys to dispel COVID myths, ease isolation, bring aid, and convince wary residents to get vaccinated.
  9. Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was shot and killed as he jogged through a neighborhood near Brunswick, Ga. in 2020. Three white men in pick-up trucks pursued him and then confronted him.
  10. The missionary group, which included children, were on their way home from building an orphanage, according to a message from Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries.