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Teen Missing After Getting Swept Away in Current While Celebrating 14th Birthday: 'I Wish He Comes Back'
Tyreke, 14, was celebrating his birthday with his family at an Alabama beach when he was pulled away by a strong current
5 Ways to Be Proactive About Protecting the Oceans in Light of 'Mass Extinction' Climate Change Predictions
Ocean expert Dr. Austin Gallagher is working to protect our marine life, which is vital to the earth's biodiversity. He shares five ways to focus on "ocean optimism" when things seem gloomy
Parents Die in Fiery Car Crash — and Their Community Is Coming Together to Help the Couple's Sons
A Facebook page, "Help support Kyle Jr. go to college this fall," aims to provide financial support for Kyle Savage Jr. and Knico Savage, whose parents were killed early Saturday morning
Single Mom 'Who Lived for Her' 4 Kids Killed in Idaho Crash: 'Loving, Kind-Hearted Soul'
"Dear Families, Friends and the community of Nampa, it's with great sadness that we announce a tragedy in our little community," wrote a GoFundMe organizer
After Serving in 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Era, Air Force Under Secretary Gina Ortiz Jones Comes Full Circle
"It would've been very difficult for 18-year-old Gina to understand that this was even a possibility," Under Secretary Gina Ortiz Jones tells PEOPLE of her job now
'Sharkcano,' Active Pacific Ocean Volcano Where Sharks Live in Acidic Water, Erupts: NASA
The lava-filled sub-marine crater — which sharks and other sea life surprisingly call home — has started an active phase of eruption, according to NASA satellite images

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Jaws Child Actor Becoming Police Chief in Martha's Vineyard, Where Iconic Movie Was Filmed
Jonathan Searle, whose small part in Jaws revolved around a fake shark prank, will soon become the police chief in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Recreate Wedding Snap for 10th Anniversary: 'Here's to More Adventures'
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary with a very special photo
Texas High School Senior Prank Causes 'Thousands of Dollars' in Damages, Shuts Down Classes

A supervised Post-it note prank at Memorial High School in Frisco, Texas, quickly devolved into deployed fire extinguishers, destruction, and paint splatter, according to school administrators