August 28, 2014

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A bogieboarder flies over a wave a surfer rides underneatch a wave at the wedge in Newport Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Southern California beachgoers experienced much higher than normal surf, brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off the coast of Mexico. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Huge waves wow throngs in Southern CaliforniaHuge waves wow throngs of spectators, pound coastal communities in Southern California
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Explosion at BP refinery, fire extinguishedExplosion at BP refinery in Indiana, fire extinguished
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, Scott Small, and other National Forest Service crew members work to restore terrain that was bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against Rim Fire on a nordic ski trail along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif. The Forest Service says it will release a final decision Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, on how much timber to log from the Sierra Nevada's largest wildfire in recorded history. Last year's Rim Fire burned 400 square miles including parts of Yosemite. A debate has since raged about sending burned and dead trees to lumber mills or leave them and let nature take its course. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California environmentalists decry feds' fire planFeds say balance struck in California wildfire dead wood plan, but advocates see tree trouble
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A clime lab technician carries a metal detector past bullet holes in the windows of a Wendy's in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Police say a suspect has been killed and a crew member with the "Cops" television show has been wounded in a shootout after police interrupted a robbery at the fast-food restaurant. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member'Cops' TV crew member hit by Omaha police bullet is 1st to be killed while recording police
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, Alvernia University freshman Melisa Rivera poses for a portrait on the campus in Reading, Pa. Rivera is one of five students from Reading to receive full-tuition scholarships from Alvernia as part of a program to help high school students in one of the nation's poorest cities. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)
University bets $10 million on poor city's kidsHometown university offering free tuition, extra help to kids from poor Pennsylvania city
The Associated Press1 hour ago

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