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11 of the world's most unusual surf spots

11 of the world's most unusual surf spots

  (CNN) -- The world's first man-made surfing lake has been given an opening date of summer 2015.

2 live parrots found hidden in Elmo doll in border inspection

Two live parrots were found hidden inside an Elmo doll by agents when a California couple tried to enter the U.S. in San Luis, Ariz.
Disney World monorail evacuated after power outage

Disney World monorail evacuated after power outage

As a teenager who basically lives at Disney World, Lily Mock has been on virtually every ride at the Florida amusement park. But no ride has been as surprising as the monorail from Magic Kingdom to Epcot center.
Ex-captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could return to active duty Monday

Ex-captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could return to active duty Monday

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finished undergoing therapy and counseling at an Army hospital in San Antonio and could return to active duty as early as Monday, a defense official tells CNN.
Amazon accused of illegally billing for kids' gaming purchases

Amazon accused of illegally billing for kids' gaming purchases

Federal regulators announced a lawsuit against Amazon Thursday, accusing the retail giant of illegally charging parents for millions in gaming-related purchases by their kids.
Gasol spurns Spurs, headed to Chicago

Gasol spurns Spurs, headed to Chicago

Pau Gasol, the Spanish big man who had emerged as the Spurs’ top free-agency target this summer, appears headed to Chicago, according to multiple reports late Friday.

Arkansas town still underwater weeks after storm drainage stops working

Two weeks after a storm flooded part of Arkansas, the water in brinkley still has not drained. 
Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

On Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma, there were seven earthquakes. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.
LeBron's road to becoming a billionaire

LeBron's road to becoming a billionaire

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- LeBron James is signing his most lucrative pro basketball contract, one that will pay him more than $22 million a year to play for his original team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- China's state-run media is slamming Apple for the iPhone's ability to track users' locations.
Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

(CNN) -- Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following pro
Remains found could be those of American missing in Mexico

Remains found could be those of American missing in Mexico

Harry Devert left a job as a trader in finance to take a transcontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America.
PayPal to refund donations sent to family of Georgia toddler who died in hot car

PayPal to refund donations sent to family of Georgia toddler who died in hot car

If you donated to a fund-raising campaign for the family of Cooper Harris, the suburban Atlanta toddler who died after being left in a hot car, you may soon be getting a refund.
China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

China's state-run media is slamming Apple for the iPhone's ability to track users' locations.