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Aug 26, 2014

Best Mileage Pickups

Best Mileage Pickups

Consumer Reports took a look at which models of pickup truck had the best fuel economy.

Aug 25, 2014

Finding Good Tech Support

Finding Good Tech Support

Do you know where to turn when your computer crashes? Consumer Reports can tell you where to find the best tech support.

Aug 21, 2014

Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish

Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish

Eating fish can be a great choice. It's an excellent, low-fat source of protein and other nutrients including omega-3 fatty acids, which may help protect your heart, and if you're pregnant, boost your...

Aug 19, 2014

Save Money on Laundry

Save Money on Laundry

The average family does 400 loads of laundry per year. Consumer Reports has some tips to help you save money while doing laundry.

Aug 15, 2014

Help My Cell Phone Battery Died

Help My Cell Phone Battery Died

Consumer Reports tested four smart phone cases with a built-in battery made for popular phones and found they all work well.

Aug 19, 2014

Amazon's 1st Smart Phone

 Amazon's 1st Smart Phone

Amazon has just released its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs.

Aug 12, 2014

Better-For-You Foods

Better-For-You Foods

Making smart food choices when you shop can be very confusing. Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine tells us how to decode sound-alike food labels.

Aug 11, 2014

Back-to-School Laptops

Back-to-School Laptops

Back-to-school shopping is the second biggest spending spree of the year, according to the National Retail Federation.

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

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Nina Pham Remains in Fair Condition Monday

Officials with the National Institutes of Health say Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham is still in fair condition.

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Christina Morris Reward Raised to $25,000

The reward for a 23-year-old woman missing since Aug. 30 has been raised to $25,000.

TX DPS Opening Saturdays to Provide Election IDs

TX DPS Opening Saturdays to Provide Election IDs

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"Riotous Behavior": Police Detail NH Pumpkin Festival Chaos

"Riotous Behavior": Police Detail NH Pumpkin Festival Chaos

Eighty-four people were arrested during riots at a New Hampshire community's annual pumpkin festival, and authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying more rioters. The chaos spilled over to Keene

State Fair of Texas Sets Food, Ride Sales Record

State Fair of Texas Sets Food, Ride Sales Record

Organizers say this year's State Fair of Texas set a new record for food and ride sales, with more than $41 million in coupons sold.