The CNN Daily Mash-up is a roundup of some of the most interesting, surprising, curious, poignant or significant items to appear on CNN.com in the past 24 hours. We top it with a collection of the day's most striking photographs from around the world.
Plenty of dogs and people turned out for the seventh annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition last weekend in Imperial Beach, California. CNN iReporters Tony Perri and Chris Morrow were there to cover all the action, including the setting of a Guinness world record when 14 dogs stood on one surfboard.
Here's more activity in the water but without the mirth.
SeaWorld Orlando rescued an injured manatee a week ago, and now comes word she's pregnant, CNN affiliate WKMG reports. As veteran journalist Dave Wilson once wrote: Oh, the two manatees!
Patriotism expresses itself in varying, sometimes conflicting, ways. In Egypt, it has taken the form of last year's Arab Spring, last weekend's presidential election and perhaps now a new round of protests and unrest. Longtime Egyptian journalist Hani Shukrallah said that last year's uprising fundamentally changed Egyptian voters' mind-set:
They have a sense of their own rights, they have a sense of their personal dignity, they are convinced that they can. They look at the state as their servant and not their master, and this is something very new.
In the U.S., patriotism sometimes surfaces in popular music, but to some ears it can sound downright unpatriotic. Bruce Springsteen's album "Wrecking Ball" takes his country to task for economic inequality, but, he says,
There is a feeling of patriotism underneath. At the same time it's a very critical, questioning, often angry sort of patriotism.
Another iconic rocker, Sir Paul McCartney, turned 70 on Monday and has no intention of slowing down.
You get the argument, "Make way for the young kids." And you think, "F*** that, let them make way for themselves." If they're better than me, they'll beat me.
JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon returns to Capitol Hill to face questions from the House Financial Services Committee on the banking giant's giant trading loss earlier this year.
The U.S. State Department will release its annual "Trafficking in Persons" report. The report "represents an updated, global look at the nature and scope of trafficking in persons and the broad range of government actions to confront and eliminate it," the department says.
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