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Mar 17, 2015

Free Credit Score

Free Credit Score

Credit Sesame, Credit.com, Quizzle.com, and Credit Karma are just a few of the many websites that promise a free credit score. But Consumer Reports says there are hundreds of different ways to score the...

Mar 9, 2015

Getting the Best Price for Your House

Getting the Best Price for Your House

If you're one of the more than 5 million homeowners who’ll sell their home this year, don't make the mistake of selling it "as is."

Mar 12, 2015

Make Your Appliances Last Longer

Make Your Appliances Last Longer

The appliances in your home are a big investment. You can avoid repairs, keep them running efficiently, and get them to last as long as possible by using some tips from Consumer Reports.

Mar 10, 2015

Veggie Chips vs. Potato Chips

Veggie Chips vs. Potato Chips

Consumer Reports just tested 32 different snack chips made from bean chips, pea chips, veggie chips, and kale.

Mar 9, 2015

Life-Saving Smoke Detectors

Life-Saving Smoke Detectors

In a home fire, the risk of dying is cut in half if you have a working smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

Mar 5, 2015

Risks of CT Scans for Kids' Concussions

Risks of CT Scans for Kids' Concussions

A Consumer Reports survey reveals that more than one-third of parents say they would insist on a CT scan if their child received a significant blow to the head.

Mar 3, 2015

Dairy Case Junk Food

Dairy Case Junk Food

The dairy case is bulging with new products that seem like tasty ways to get more protein, calcium, and other nutrients into your diet. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine says that many are just surprise...

Mar 2, 2015

Successfully Cutting Cable

Successfully Cutting Cable

If you’re sick of high cable bills and paying for channels you don’t watch, Consumer Reports checks out new services that make it possible to cut the cord and still watch your favorite shows.

Feb 26, 2015

Consumer Reports: Best Used Cars Under $10,000

Consumer Reports: Best Used Cars Under $10,000

Here are 10 used cars that Consumer Reports recommends for less than $10,000.

Mar 18, 2015

2015 Top Pick Cars

2015 Top Pick Cars

Consumer Reports Top Pick cars for 2015 are the best of the best of the 270 cars recently tested in 10 of the most popular categories.

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Blue Bell Initiates Nationwide Recall

Blue Bell Initiates Nationwide Recall

Blue Bell has recalled all of its products currently on store shelves nationwide due to the potential they may be contaminated with listeria.

FW, Haltom City PD Search for Carjacking Suspect

FW, Haltom City PD Search for Carjacking Suspect

Fort Worth police continue to search for a man who they say carjacked a minivan Monday afternoon in an effort to elude officers who were in pursuit.

Mysterious Drone Causing Headaches in Mansfield

Mysterious Drone Causing Headaches in Mansfield

A Mansfield man says a drone was hovering outside his first floor window. He called police and was told there was little they could do about it.

Restraining Order in Nina Pham Case

Restraining Order in Nina Pham Case

A state district judge Monday momentarily halted efforts by Texas Health Resources to seek a worker’s compensation claim for Ebola nurse Nina Pham.

2-Month-Old Boy Killed, Mauled by Pit Bull

2-Month-Old Boy Killed, Mauled by Pit Bull

A 2-month-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon and his mother was injured when the family's pit bull attacked the child inside their Dallas home, police said.

Chicago Man Gets 18 Years for Murdering Girlfriend's Mother

Chicago Man Gets 18 Years for Murdering Girlfriend's Mother

An Indonesian court has convicted an American man of murdering his girlfriend's mother and sentenced him to 18 years in jail, The Associated Press reported Tuesday.