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Akron

Paradise Cove in trouble again for charging for beach access

For some Malibu surfers, hitting the waves means first crossing the parking lot at privately operated Paradise Cove, a restaurant that faces the public beach and pier.<p>But, according to some, that can be a problem.<p>In June, the California Coastal Commission once again began investigating complaints …

‘I mean, you’re about to die’: Teen who urged boyfriend to kill himself will stand trial

In July 2014, Michelle Carter’s 18-year-old boyfriend committed suicide in a Kmart parking lot.<p>After his death, Carter texted a friend.<p>“Like, honestly I could have stopped it,” she wrote.<p>But instead of trying to stop her teenage boyfriend from taking his life, prosecutors in Massachusetts believe …

Crime

Haunting photos show a ghost town destroyed by nuclear disaster Fukushima, and the residents who dared to go back

The devastating string of events caused thousands of deaths, and over 100,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes in the Fukushima Daiichi area.<p>Photographers Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression were on the ground on the days after the diaster, documenting the horrific events — but their …

Fukushima

Here's what Apple's future Lightning headphones will be able to do that normal headphones can't

The big question is: Why?<p>It's because headphones with a digital connection — like Lightning or USB-C — can do so much more than traditional analog headphones, according to Carl Alberty, VP of marketing at Cirrus Logic.<p>He would know — Cirrus announced this week a developer's kit that will allow any …

Consumer Tech
Modern Architecture

This graphic shows just how widespread meth is in the United States

But exactly which drugs are getting people locked up?<p>In more than half of the 50 states, it's meth. According to research from the United States Sentencing Commission, methamphetamine produced more offenses than any other drug in 27 states, including much of the West, Midwest and the …

Criminal Sentencing

Businessmen mull buying cruise ship to house homeless people

Plan to buy 400-bed European cruise liner and sail it to New Zealand to ease housing crisis gets mixed reaction<p>A group of New Zealand businessman have come up with an idea to help New Zealand’s homeless – place them on a cruise ship.<p>Charity groups in Auckland estimate hundreds of people are …

New Zealand

National parks in movies: 'Star Wars,' 'E.T.' and beyond | CNN Travel

National Parks

After over 250 nights on an abandoned casino ship, these sailors are leaving Hong Kong harbor

Hong Kong<p>After eight months stuck on a sweltering casino ship abandoned in the middle of Hong Kong’s harbor, the first of the crew of the <i>New Imperial Star</i> are headed home.<p>“So happy,” said Saw Htoo Ko Ko, 22, throwing his arms in the air in exuberance as he picked up his bright red suitcase at the …

Hong Kong

Avocado shortage fuels crime wave in New Zealand

Thieves capitalise on booming black market for the fruit amid soaring demand<p>Surging local and international demand for avocados is fuelling a crime wave in New Zealand.<p>Since January there have been close to 40 large-scale thefts from avocado orchards in the north island of New Zealand, with as many …

New Zealand

Argentina ex-official arrested over cash bags at monastery

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An official in the former government of President Cristina Fernandez was arrested on Tuesday as he allegedly tried to hide millions in dollars and other currencies at an Argentine monastery.<p>A neighbor of the monastery called authorities after seeing a man throwing …

Argentina

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds New Album and Film Coming in September

In 2013, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released their album <i>Push the Sky Away</i>, as well as a live collection called <i>Live From KCRW</i>. Since then, Cave wrote a book, <i>The Sick Bag Song</i> (originally written by hand on airplane sick bags) in 2015, but the last Bad Seeds song is 2014’s “Give Us a Kiss” from the …

New Albums

Steve Miller: This Whole Industry Is F--kin' Gangsters and Crooks

Rocker blasts Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, record labels and music industry in candid Q&A<p>Steve Miller's gripes against the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame …

San Diego

How to make homemade doughnuts

You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon over a doughnut. But no matter how wonderful they appear, it's hard to find a store-bought doughnut that compares with homemade.<p>And believe it or not, they're really not hard to make.<p><b>Devil's food doughnuts</b><p>Total time: About 1 hour<br>Servings: Makes about 1 …