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Apr 24, 2015

Beauty in a Box

Beauty in a Box

Consumer Reports ShopSmart signed up for eight services that deliver samples of makeup and skin-care products every month.

Apr 22, 2015

Gas Grill Poses Safety Risk

Gas Grill Poses Safety Risk

Consumer Reports has uncovered a potential safety problem with a small Brinkmann grill sold at Home Depot and Hy-Vee stores.

Apr 21, 2015

Using Juicers to Make Healthy Drinks

Using Juicers to Make Healthy Drinks

Consumer Reports tested more than a dozen juicers to find out which are worth trying and which you should forget.

Apr 19, 2015

Is High-Res Audio Worth It?

Is High-Res Audio Worth It?

High-definition video has taken over TVs, phones and tablets. But sound quality is worse than it was 10 or 15 years ago. New hi-resolution audio promises to change all that.

Apr 16, 2015

Top Blood Pressure Monitors

Top Blood Pressure Monitors

There’s a good chance that you or someone you care about has high blood pressure. One in three American adults does –– facing an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death.

Apr 14, 2015

Save on Prescription Drugs

Save on Prescription Drugs

People who regularly take prescription medication spend on average more than $700 per year for drugs. To help you keep more of that money in your pocket, Consumer Reports had its shoppers check out prices...

Apr 12, 2015

Avoiding Pesticides in Fruits & Vegetables

Avoiding Pesticides in Fruits & Vegetables

We know that it's healthy to eat more fruits and vegetables. But a lot of produce contains pesticides.

Apr 9, 2015

Best Deals on Glucose Meters

Best Deals on Glucose Meters

Consumer Reports tested 29 blood glucose meters for accuracy by comparing their results to those from a glucose analyzer used in medical labs.

Apr 14, 2015

Spring-Cleaning Dangers and Better Alternatives

Spring-Cleaning Dangers and Better Alternatives

You may be ready to launch into spring-cleaning mode. Be careful! Consumer Reports says that some cleaning products contain dangerous ingredients.

Apr 4, 2015

Consumer Reports: Your TV Can Spy on You

Consumer Reports: Your TV Can Spy on You

It's likely you don't think you've invited a spy into your home when setting up a new TV.

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Child Struck By Vehicle, Injured in Fort Worth

Child Struck By Vehicle, Injured in Fort Worth

Paramedics say a 13-year-old boy is in serious condition after he was hit by a car Monday evening in Fort Worth.

Burleson Police Need Help in Improper Photography Cases

Burleson Police Need Help in Improper Photography Cases

The Burleson Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man they say is preying on women while they shop.

Alligator Linked to TX Man's Death Shot, Killed

Alligator Linked to TX Man's Death Shot, Killed

An 11-foot, 400-pound alligator game officials say was shot and killed without a permit has been identified as the beast that killed a late-night swimmer at a Southeast Texas marina.

Boyd Man Convicted in 1968 Pennsylvania Murder

Boyd Man Convicted in 1968 Pennsylvania Murder

A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man in eastern Pennsylvania almost five decades ago.

Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give to Women for Sex: Docs

Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give to Women for Sex: Docs

Bill Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

TX Boy, 3, Fatally Shoots Himself With Grandparents' Gun

TX Boy, 3, Fatally Shoots Himself With Grandparents' Gun

A 3-year-old is dead after Houston-area authorities say he shot himself with his grandparent's handgun.