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Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Tips for Getting the Most Out of College Scholarships

Tips for Getting the Most Out of College Scholarships

November is National Scholarship Month. Consumer Reports says fall is the best time to start applying, and using these tips may reduce the number of loans you'll need.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

Between homework and exams, identity theft is the last thing on college student's minds.

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

College Tuition Insurance

College Tuition Insurance

Should you consider tuition insurance so that you can be reimbursed if your child has to leave before the end of the year?

Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Appliances for Back to College

Appliances for Back to College

Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.

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'Don't Let Me Die': Dallas FD Capt. Recalls Italy HS Victim
'Don't Let Me Die': Dallas FD Capt. Recalls Italy HS Victim

The 15-year-old Italy High School student injured in a school shooting Monday is recovering at a Dallas hospital, and the first firefighter to reach her at the scene is speaking out.

Garland PD Detectives Following Leads in Store Clerk Killing
Garland PD Detectives Following Leads in Store Clerk Killing

Garland police say they are receiving tips from the public in the search for the men who killed a Garland convenience store clerk Saturday night. Detectives are following up on potential leads, but there...

6 Teens Arrested After Police Chase, Crash
6 Teens Arrested After Police Chase, Crash

Six teenagers are in custody after a police chase ended with a crash near a southeast Dallas elementary school Tuesday afternoon, police say.

Teen Charged in North Texas High School Shooting
Teen Charged in North Texas High School Shooting

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy who opened fire inside a North Texas high school, wounding a classmate, has been charged as a juvenile with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Sessions, Comey Both Met With Mueller Team in Russia Probe
Sessions, Comey Both Met With Mueller Team in Russia Probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible...

Improvements Coming for Dangerous Fort Worth Intersection
Improvements Coming for Dangerous Fort Worth Intersection

Safety improvements are in the works for a Fort Worth intersection that was listed as one of the most dangerous in Texas for pedestrians.