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Aug 19, 2014

Top Laundry Detergents

Top Laundry Detergents

378 loads! That’s how much laundry Consumer Reports’ testers did to find the best laundry detergents.

Aug 19, 2014

What to Buy at Costco

What to Buy at Costco

Looking to load up on bargains at a warehouse store? Joining Costco can lead to big savings in your household budget, but it’s important to know what to get and what to forget when you’re filling your

Aug 19, 2014

HD TVs

HD TVs

Just when you thought you had the sharpest picture possible on your high-definition television manufacturers are promoting ultra high-definition, also called ultra HD, UHD or

Aug 19, 2014

Appliances for Back to College

Appliances for Back to College

Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.

Aug 19, 2014

Deadly Pain Pills

Deadly Pain Pills

Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you’re suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly. Prescriptions have soared 300 percent in...

Aug 19, 2014

Hot Car Danger

Hot Car Danger

44 children died last year from heat stroke inside cars. Accidentally leaving a child behind in a hot car has happened to parents from all walks of life—a CEO of a hospital, a vice principal, a preacher and...

Jul 26, 2014

Back to School Sales Are Here

Back to School Sales Are Here

It is already time for back to school shopping, and Consumer Reports says sales are right around the corner.

Jul 23, 2014

Consumer Reports: Amazon's First Smart Phone

Consumer Reports: Amazon's First Smart Phone

Amazon is getting ready to release its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs.

Jul 22, 2014

Consumer Reports: Natural Foods - Not

Consumer Reports: Natural Foods - Not

The term “natural” has become a big buzzword on processed food packaging. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart says, be aware it doesn’t always mean what you think.

Jul 22, 2014

Consumer Reports: Not So Natural Cosmetics

Consumer Reports: Not So Natural Cosmetics

Sales of cosmetics and personal care products labeled “natural” have soared recently. But “natural” on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside. This according to a year-long investigation...

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Hospitals Treat 16 After Bus Crash

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