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Jul 12, 2015

Dangerous Overuse of Antibiotics

Dangerous Overuse of Antibiotics

Antibiotics are miracle drugs that over the years have saved millions of lives. But their misuse and overuse are having dangerous consequences.

Jul 7, 2015

Ford's New F-150 Pickup & the Competition

Ford's New F-150 Pickup & the Competition

The Ford F-150 pickup truck is America's top-selling vehicle. Consumer Reports takes a look at the new pickup and how it compares to its competition.

Jul 6, 2015

Water-Saving Appliances

Water-Saving Appliances

Consumer Reports tested several appliances for water efficiency.

Jul 3, 2015

Netflix vs. Amazon Prime Instant Video

Netflix vs. Amazon Prime Instant Video

Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video, which service is the better choice? Consumer Reports compares the two video-streaming services.

Jun 30, 2015

Best Lawn Mowers

Best Lawn Mowers

Consumer Reports has tested more than 100 lawn mowers from Home Depot, Lowe’s, and other retailers.

Jun 18, 2015

Super Sunscreens

Super Sunscreens

Consumer Reports tested 34 sunscreen lotions and sprays to see whether they deliver what they claim.

Jun 16, 2015

Rent-to-Own Caution

Rent-to-Own Caution

Shopping at a rent-to-own store may seem like the best option if you're short on cash. But Consumer Reports warns that some of those so-called deals could end up busting your budget.

Jun 11, 2015

Consumer Reports: Safer Cars for Teen Drivers

Consumer Reports: Safer Cars for Teen Drivers

Teens are almost three times more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident than drivers who are older. Consumer Reports says it's important to make sure your teen is driving the safest car possible.

Jun 9, 2015

Is Online Gift Wrap Worth It?

Is Online Gift Wrap Worth It?

Most sites don’t give you a preview of their gift wrap, so Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine checked to see just what you get.

Jun 4, 2015

Should You Buy a Mattress Online?

Should You Buy a Mattress Online?

Consumer Reports’ durability test assesses how well a mattress will hold up to eight years of simulated use.

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Dallas Zoo's World-Famous Giraffe Kipenzi Dies

Dallas Zoo's World-Famous Giraffe Kipenzi Dies

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1 Dead, 1 Arrested After Crash on Texas 161: Irving Police

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Dallas Woman Attacked Near Medical District

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Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of video footage showing Sandra Bland during her three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving there.

Suspected Serial Killer Was in North Texas This Month

Suspected Serial Killer Was in North Texas This Month

A man killed 11 days ago by a West Virginia sex worker and suspected in as many as 10 murders got a speeding ticket in Benbrook two weeks earlier, authorities say.