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Jul 15, 2014

Sunscreens for Kids

Sunscreens for Kids

When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids. And many choose one that’s doctor-recommended, according to a Consumer...

Jul 11, 2014

Choosing the Right Carry-On Luggage

Choosing the Right Carry-On Luggage

Flying with a carry-on bag can save you $50 or more per trip. But whatever kind you get, it's got to fit in the overhead bin.

Jul 10, 2014

Nutribullet Pro 900 Safety Risk

Nutribullet Pro 900 Safety Risk

Makers of the popular “As Seen on TV” product—the “NutriBullet”—have come out with a new version. It’s supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but Consumer Reports says it could pose...

Jul 6, 2014

Gadgets for Your Grill

Gadgets for Your Grill

With grilling season heating up, all kinds of gadgets promise to take your grill to a new level. Consumer Reports tested three gadgets that aim to make your grill even better.

Aug 19, 2014

Best Ice Cream

 Best Ice Cream

America’s favorite ice cream is vanilla. But what makes plain vanilla really great plain vanilla? An excellent vanilla ice cream should have definite dairy flavor, balanced by real

Aug 19, 2014

Best & Worst Fast Foods

Best & Worst Fast Foods

Consumer Reports readers rated fast food restaurants.

Aug 19, 2014

Dishwashers That Deliver

Dishwashers That Deliver

Looking for a new dishwasher? You might feel "overloaded" with all of the choices. Consumer Reports says job one of any dishwasher is clean dishes!

Aug 19, 2014

Stroller Poses Safety Risk

Stroller Poses Safety Risk

Double strollers are a great option for parents with two kids, especially convertible models that hold children of different sizes and ages. But Consumer Reports says a double stroller, Graco’s...

Aug 19, 2014

No-Contract Cell Service

No-Contract Cell Service

Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile now all offer cell-phone service without a two-year service contract. It may sound like a good deal. With no-contract deals you usually get lower monthly charges, but the plans...

Aug 19, 2014

Protecting Electronics on Vacation

Protecting Electronics on Vacation

Vacation coming up? Chances are you’ll be packing a lot of electronics like smart phones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, GPS devices, cameras, iPod and speakers. They practically need their own suitcase! But...

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Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

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Police: Man Killed Swinging Crutch at Cars

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