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15 Surprising Things You Can Do With Coconut Oil

We all know coconut oil can yield shiny locks and radiant skin. But did you know it also fights rust and keeps eggs fresh for a whole entire year?<p>Don't believe us? Here, what to do with your new favorite pantry item.<p><b>Polish And Treat Leather</b><p>Rub a dab into leather goods (sparingly) to strengthen the …

6 Financial Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 40

It doesn't matter if you're in your 20s, 30s, or 40s — everyone makes financial mistakes. But, the mistakes we make in our later years are often …

Issue of where to move Guantanamo detainees threatens closure plan

By Adam Goldman<p>, Reporter<p>Missy Ryan<p>, Reporter<p>A renewed push by the White House to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been bogged down by an internal disagreement over its most controversial provision — where to house detainees who will be brought to the United States for trial or …

The White House

24 Creative Ideas on How to Add a Vintage Touch to Your Kitchen

A simple kitchen interior design can be transformed in increments in something mesmerizing that many would call a vintage kitchen. Through simple …

9 Ways to Have Your Latte and Save Money Too

Worried your morning coffee fix is busting your budget? Here's how to indulge without feeling guilty.<p>I love a good cup of coffee. In fact, I drink a …

35 years served without conviction, man gets new trial

BAY CITY, Texas (AP) — For more than 35 years, a Texas man has been in a prison even though an appeals court threw out his conviction on a 1976 murder charge that initially had him on death row.<p>On Monday, 59-year-old Jerry Hartfield will return to court for a retrial, facing a life sentence if …

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A Must Read if You're Curious About Your Coffee Personality

One reason why coffee appeals to so many people is because of its flexibility. You can drink it black, as an espresso, or as espresso with milk. You …

Fluffy Edmonton puppy ‘Tonkey’ becomes Internet sensation

EDMONTON — She’s a bear coat Shar-Pei and she’s taken the Internet by storm. Tonkey is just four months old, but the Edmonton pup has already become …

Muffin tins are the best for making school morning breakfasts!

<i>This Breakfast Egg Cups Recipe is the perfect breakfast on-the-go. Make them ahead of time, refrigerate or freeze them, and then heat them in the</i> …

Coffee: Owners Manual Pt. 1

Because you only get out what you keep in.<b>PURCHASING</b>• <b>Buy whole beans and keep them stashed in an airtight canister</b>. Only freeze beans for long-term …

Coffee

The Top 10 Metabolism Boosting Foods

As we get older, our metabolism naturally slows down. For some of us that means that it finally will work at an average rate; for others it means …

FBI called in after Texas police officer shoots dead unarmed 19-year-old

Texas police on Sunday were trying to figure out what prompted a black teenager to drive his car into a car dealership, and why a white police officer still in training shot the unarmed 19-year-old four times.<p>Texas officer who killed unarmed college athlete never shot gun before<p>Read more<p>Christian …

Police chief blames immigration, crime policies in murder of California woman

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a woman died after an undocumented immigrant and another man allegedly sexually assaulted her and beat her with a hammer, a police chief wasted little time blaming the executive offices of California and the United States.<p>"I think it starts in Washington, D.C., with this administration …

Crime

Robin Williams' son and a prison inmate named 'Wall Street' have teamed up to help those 'who might not have been dealt a great hand in life'

Robin Williams publicly struggled with addiction and mental illness, and Zak Williams says his dad had immense empathy for people who "might not have been dealt a great hand in life."<p>That's one of the reasons Zak Williams teaches a weekly financial literacy class at San Quentin.<p>Williams has an MBA …

Robin Williams

Vermont Woman Goes on Killing Spree After Losing Custody of 9-Year-Old Child

BARRE, Vt. (TheBlaze/AP) — A woman who lost custody of her 9-year-old daughter killed three relatives in a Vermont home and then headed to a nearby state office to gun down the social worker involved in the custody case, authorities alleged.<p>Gov. Peter Shumlin assured state workers and families at a …

U.S. 'supermax' prison: 'Alcatraz of the Rockies' is seen as 'inhuman and degrading'

U.S. prosecutors want Ali Charaf Damache in the worst way.<p>An Irish resident originally from Algiers, Damache, 50, is accused of using online chat rooms to recruit American women into a would-be terrorist cell operating in this country and Europe.<p>One man and two women, including Damache's wife, have …

French students ‘tried to dissolve body of murder victim in acid’

French students ‘inspired by Breaking Bad’ are accused of murdering a fellow-student over a drugs debt and attempting to dissolve her body in acid<p>Three French students were charged at the weekend over the murder of a fellow student after an attempt to dissolve her body in acid inspired by the TV …

Correction: Houston Home-Multiple Deaths story

HOUSTON (AP) — In a story on Aug. 9 about a shooting in a Houston home that left eight people dead, The Associated Press, relying on information from …

The girls who weren’t saved: Haunted by the 40-year-old Lyon Sisters kidnapping, a writer wonders why the biggest clue went unexamined

<b>Sheila and Katherine Lyon</b><p>In 1975, Sheila and Kate vanished from a Maryland mall. A man was indicted last month for murder—what took so long?<p>Anna March<p>August 9, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>On March 25, 1975, Sheila and Katherine Lyon, ages 12 and 10, disappeared after spending the afternoon at Wheaton Plaza, …

Crime

Melissa McCarthy slams sexist critic: Watch what you say to your daughter

Melissa McCarthy is undeniably hilarious, but unfortunately, much of the criticism of her recent films has been not about their content, but about the actress and comedian’s physical appearance. However, the "Spy" star told Entertainment Weekly that she recently had an opportunity to respond to one …

Nepal quake death toll becomes highest on record; dozens still missing

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The number of people killed in Nepal by two major earthquakes has surpassed 8,500, making the disaster the deadliest to hit the Himalayan country on record, as rescuers on Sunday searched for dozens of people still missing in remote villages.<p>A boy clears rubble from his home …

Natural Disasters

The 'Wild' effect: Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail

The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>CAMPO, California — Sixteen …