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11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

CHICAGO (AP) — Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point …

As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful

Protests unfolded in major cities across the nation Tuesday night as more than 2,000 National Guard troops and hundreds of police officers converged in the St. Louis area to guard against the vandalism, arson and looting that erupted in suburban Ferguson a night earlier.<p>Elsewhere, the …

Missouri Governor to Triple National Guard Presence in St. Louis Region

Move Follows Violent Night in Ferguson After Grand Jury Declines to Indict Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s Death<p>FERGUSON, Mo.—Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Tuesday said he would triple the National Guard presence in the St. Louis region in the wake of widespread violence following a grand jury decision …

Justice

'I am overwhelmed': Acts of kindness in the midst of rage in Ferguson

<b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) —</b> Cathy and Jerome Jenkins have been running businesses in the St. Louis area for more than two decades. They tried selling neckties, then found success marketing a fabric chemical. But it's the restaurant in downtown Ferguson, Cathy's Kitchen, that is their love.<p>Monday …