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iPhone 7 Initial Test Results

iPhone 7 Initial Test Results

Consumer Reports begins testing of the new iPhone 7 and weighs in on the camera and its water resistance.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

Consumer Reports: Unfriendly Skies

Consumer Reports: Unfriendly Skies

Consumer Reports gives advice on how to squeeze the most out of the airlines that are trying to squeeze you.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016

Great Wireless Headphones

Great Wireless Headphones

Consumer Reports researches and recommends the best wireless headphone options.

Monday, Sep 5, 2016

How to Avoid Medical Identity Theft

How to Avoid Medical Identity Theft

One of the best ways to protect yourself against identity theft is to ensure you always have copies of your medical records.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Consumer Reports: Front Loader Odor

Consumer Reports: Front Loader Odor

Consumer Reports provides updates on class-action lawsuits involving front-loading washing machines and says there are a few simple steps that can prevent mold and mildew.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

Consumer Reports: Back Seat Safety

Consumer Reports: Back Seat Safety

Consumer Reports says 25 million people still don't buckle up, especially in the back seat, which is a danger to everyone in a car.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Back-to-School Laptops

Back-to-School Laptops

Consumer Reports experts check the specifications and recommend the best laptop computers for kids heading back to school.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Consumer Reports: Great Kids' Bike Helmets

Consumer Reports: Great Kids' Bike Helmets

Consumer Reports crash-tests 10 children’s helmets to see how well they resist impact to the head and absorb force in an accident.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Consumer Reports: Best Deals on Used Cars

Consumer Reports: Best Deals on Used Cars

After surveying hundreds of used-car owners, Consumer Reports tells how to save big.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Consumer Reports: Revolution in Razors

Consumer Reports: Revolution in Razors

Online shaving clubs deliver discounted razors straight to your door. To see whether they’re a good buy, a team of Consumer Reports staffers checked out four razors sold through the clubs.

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LIVE: Police Discuss Arrest of Man in Cedar Hill Shootings

LIVE: Police Discuss Arrest of Man in Cedar Hill Shootings

The man suspected of killing two people and injuring another in North Texas late Sunday has been arrested Tuesday near Austin, police say.

Black-eyed Pea Restaurants Temporarily Close

Black-eyed Pea Restaurants Temporarily Close

At least two Black-eyed Pea restaurants have temporarily closed less than a year after the restaurants' ownership group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Possible Bone, Blood Found at Home of Accused Killer

Possible Bone, Blood Found at Home of Accused Killer

A search warrant indicates that detectives found knives, guns and possible blood and bone evidence at the home of a man accused of killing and burning a Texas Woman's University student.

Senate Votes to Override Obama's Veto of 9/11 Bill

Senate Votes to Override Obama's Veto of 9/11 Bill

The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon...

Woman, 37, Found Dead on Austin Trail Hit By Lightning

Woman, 37, Found Dead on Austin Trail Hit By Lightning

Investigators say a 37-year-old woman found dead on a trail in Austin had been struck by lightning.

US to Send More Troops to Iraq to Help With Mosul

US to Send More Troops to Iraq to Help With Mosul

President Barack Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The troops will train and advise Iraqi forces...