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Sep 16, 2014

Beware BPA-Tainted Receipts

Beware BPA-Tainted Receipts

Cash register receipts, ATM receipts, the receipts the gas pump spits out, and even baggage claim checks—if they’re printed on thermal paper, they probably contain bisphenol A, known as BPA.

Sep 16, 2014

What's Worth Buying at Wal-Mart

What's Worth Buying at Wal-Mart

Consumer Reports researched what's worth buying at Wal-Mart.

Sep 5, 2014

Versatile Blu-Ray Players

Versatile Blu-Ray Players

Consumer Reports just finished testing the latest Blu-ray players and says they are another great option for streaming video to your television.

Sep 4, 2014

Top Child Safety Seats

Top Child Safety Seats

Consumer Reports tested 33 convertible seats, which are ideal once your child outgrows an infant seat.

Sep 2, 2014

High-Fee College Bank Cards

High-Fee College Bank Cards

Consumers Union, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, looked at Higher One and 8 other companies that offer campus-sponsored accounts.

Sep 2, 2014

Wearable Tech

Wearable Tech

Wearable tech is still very new, but Consumer Reports thinks it's going to take off.

Aug 27, 2014

Tasty, Healthy Breakfast Cereals

Tasty, Healthy Breakfast Cereals

Cereal is a staple for many families. Consumer Reports hunted down the most nutritious cereals that are also tasty.

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...

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HIV+ Woman Tried to Infect Wal-Mart Worker: Police

HIV+ Woman Tried to Infect Wal-Mart Worker: Police

Dallas police say a woman who tried to shoplift $11 worth of frozen food from Wal-Mart threatened to infect an employee with HIV.

Man Found Killed in Garland Apartment: Police

Man Found Killed in Garland Apartment: Police

Garland police are investigating after a man was found killed inside a unit at the Colonial Apartments on Thursday.

Jenkins, Rawlings Grade Ebola Response

Jenkins, Rawlings Grade Ebola Response

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Arlington School Bans Controversial Football T-Shirt

Arlington School Bans Controversial Football T-Shirt

The Arlington Independent School District has banned a high school football team T-shirt after Arlington Martin High School's newspaper editorial staff questioned whether the message was a rape innuendo.

Caught! Suspected Trooper Killer Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Caught! Suspected Trooper Killer Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Eric Frein, the man accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush last month, has been captured by state police, a senior law enforcement spokesman told NBC

Computer Hackers Attack Cleburne After Dog Shooting

Computer Hackers Attack Cleburne After Dog Shooting

The FBI is investigating a cyber attack on the city of Cleburne that shut down the city’s website and appears to be motivated by a police officer’s controversial shooting of a dog, the mayor said Wednesday.