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A bogieboarder rides 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.

California Beach Town Sees Flooding from Hurricane

Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town, knocking pilings from under the Malibu Pier and drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore...

  • A truck rolls southbound on a flooded Interstate 75 past a submerged car in Detroit, Aug. 26, 2014. Storms Packing 60 mph Winds hit Michigan

    Severe thunderstorms have hit parts of southern Michigan, bringing 60 mile-per-hour wind gusts that knocked down trees and power lines and blacked out about 169,000 electricity customers. The National Weather Service says winds reaching 60 mph in Wayne County's Canton Township near Detroit and in Washtenaw County's Pittsfield Township. It says a 2-foot-diameter tree fell in Redford, near Detroit...

  • A unidentified woman is escorted from a home by a police officer after a baby was found in a garbage can in Kearns, Utah on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Utah Mother of Newborn Baby Found in Trash Arrested

    Utah authorities have arrested a 23-year-old woman who they say dumped her newborn baby in a neighbor's trash can. Unified Police in Salt Lake City said in a statement that Alicia Marie Englert was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder. The baby was found Tuesday by a woman who heard what she thought was a kitten meowing. The girl is in critical condition...

  • Structural engineers Steve Heyne, left, and Chris Jonas, right, walk past the earthquake-damaged Goodman Library, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. California Quake Stirs Clamor for Warning System

    Ten seconds before a severe earthquake in California's wine country caused the ground to rumble throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a university lab in the city of Berkeley got the alert that the seismic waves were rolling its way. The lab is testing a prototype of an earthquake early-warning system that California...

  • A board above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the Dow Jones industrial average above 17, 000, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Another Milestone: S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000

    It was a big round-number day for the stock market. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points...

  • A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign are displayed on St. Laurent Boulevard in Ottawa, Canada, on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Burger King Plans Expansion of Tim Hortons

    The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad. Burger King said Tuesday it will buy Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal that would create the world's third largest fast-food chain...

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