A not-so-relaxing day at the beach

August 28, 2014
A swimmer catches a wave at "The Wedge" wave break in Newport Beach, California August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A swimmer catches a wave at “The Wedge” wave break in Newport Beach, California August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Gallery: Surf’s up - way up

Hurricane Marie draws massive waves – and aquatic thrill-seekers.

 

Park51 comes to Minnesota

A small Minnesota town denies a Muslim group the right to open a religious center. The Justice Department sues them.

 

But will Lauren Hill visit Syria?

American rapper Pras, from the Fugees, plans a trip to North Korea to watch a wrestling match.

 

It clashed with the wallpaper

A Texas family agrees to hand over the skeleton of a 20,000 to 40,000-year-old mammoth to an area museum.

 

Silence of the dogs

Singapore’s housing authority proposes a broad dog “debarking” measure – and raises animal rights activists’ hackles.

 

Peanut butta’ jelly time! Peanut butta’ jelly time!

Researchers find a new method of removing allergens from peanuts, potentially freeing 2.8 million Americans from a grim, peanut-butter-less life.

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