Into which ocean did the debris of a Chinese rocket land?

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The debris from a rocket launched by China landed in the Indian Ocean, near the Maldives.

Who will be one of the first two women to appear on the U.S. quarter?

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Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is set to appear on the quarter. The other woman is NASA astronaut Sally Ride.

Whose game-worn jersey sold for $1.38 million at auction?

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Micheal Jordan’s jersey, which was worn during the 1982-83 championship season at the University of North Carolina, was the most expensive Jordan jersey ever sold.

Coldplay premiered their latest song to whom?

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Coldplay first shared “Higher Power” with French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is on board the International Space Station.

The co-founder of which popular shoe brand has died?

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Paul Van Doren, 90, helped create the Vans company.

Which actress is marrying her longtime boyfriend?

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"Parks and Recreation" actress Aubrey Plaza tied the knot with director and screenwriter Jeff Baena.

IHOP’s “Milkshake Monday” deal was created for who?

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The deal is IHOP’s response to a viral TikTok that showed a hostess turning away a customer due to a long wait, before realizing it was Adam Sandler.

Which baseball player passed Babe Ruth on the MLB’s all-time hits leaderboard?

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In his 19th season, Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera passed Babe Ruth at 45th on the all-time hit list.

Tennessee police captured which animal after it escaped captivity?

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It took nearly three hours to corner the zebra into a transport trailer after it escaped an exotic livestock auction.

A shooting took place in which U.S. tourist attraction on Mother’s Day?

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The shooting at Times Square in New York City injured three people, including a 4-year-old girl.

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