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PayPal Settles Customer Service Complaints

28 states had taken action against the company

PayPal Settles Customer Service Complaints...

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Sony Battery Recall Tops 10 Million

Fire Hazard Prompts Further Recalls

Sony Battery Recall Tops 10 Million...

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Canon Class Action Denied

Judge Blocks Suit On Behalf of Shutterbugs

Canon Class Action Denied...

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States Cracking Down on Dating Sites

States Cracking Down on Dating Sites: With federal agencies showing little interest, several states are taking the lead in tightening oversight of the onli...

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GE Loses Laptop Left in Hotel Room

50,000 Employees & Retirees Records at Risk

GE Loses Laptop Left in Hotel Room...

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Saab Stories: Saab Owners Not Impressed by the Company's Aeronautical Heritage

Saab Owners Not Impressed by the Company's Aeronautical Heritage

Saab Stories: Saab Owners Not Impressed by the Company's Aeronautical Heritage...

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Airport Security Rules Change Again

Both U.S. and U.K. Modify New Anti-Terror Rules

Airport Security Rules Change Again...

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Hospital, Health Insurance Costs Skyrocket

Healthcare, insurance costs rising twice as fast as wages

American consumers and their health insurance providers pay nearly $800 billion a year in hospital bills, while health insurance premiums are rising twice ...

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Consumers Rejecting Vehicles with Poor Gas Mileage

J.D. Power Study Finds Increased Sensitivity to Fuel Economy Despite Falling Gas Prices

Consumers Rejecting Vehicles with Poor Gas Mileage...

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Airbags in New Cars Seldom Fail, Experts Insist

The Bags Aren't Designed to Deploy in Every Accident

Airbags in New Cars Seldom Fail, Experts Insist...

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Certified Dangerous: Used Cars' Airbags

Many "Certified" Used Cars are Rebuilt Wrecks with Bogus Titles

Certified Dangerous: Used Cars' Airbags...

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FCC Clears the Way for AT&T-BellSouth; Merger

Merger will create the world's single largest telecommunications company

FCC Clears the Way for AT&T-BellSouth Merger...

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Airbag Safety Tips

The NHTSA says frontal airbags have saved thousands of lives since the federal government started to require this safety feature on all passenger vehicles ...

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TSA Backs Off Registered Traveler Fee Hike

Screening companies complained loudly about proposed $70 fee

TSA Backs Off Registered Traveler Fee Hike...

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Airbags in Used Cars -- How To Protect Yourself

How To Protect Yourself

Bill Brauch, director of the consumer protection division for the Iowa attorney general's office, says consumers should always be wary when they buy a used...

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A Short History of the Airbag

Hetrick designed the system to reduce injuries during emergency braking and frontal collisions, according to a story in American Heritage about his inventi...

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A Baffling Airbag Case

A Baffling Airbag Case...

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Hotel Bathtubs Down the Drain

Large, walk-in showers replacing tubs

Hotel Bathtubs Down the Drain...

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Target Matches Wal-Mart's $4 Generic Rx Price

Walgreens Sits It Out, Small Pharmacies Rattled

Target Matches Wal-Mart's $4 Generic Rx Price...

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Seniors Bemoan "Donut Day" - Medicare Drug Coverage Stops for Millions

Medicare Drug Coverage Stops for Millions

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Gas Price Fall Aids Republicans

Polls Find Widespread Mistrust Among Consumers

Gas Price Fall Aids Republicans...

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Wal-Mart Cuts Generic Rx Prices To $4 In Florida

Wal-Mart Cuts Generic Rx Prices To $4 In Florida...

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Tax Credit for Toyota Hybrids Begins to Fade Away October 1

Tax Credit for Toyota Hybrids Begins to Fade Away October 1...

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People to People "Clarifies" Its Invitation Policy

Non-Profit Program Has a For-Profit Connection

People to People 'Clarifies' Its Invitation Policy...

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Rising Costs Imperil Registered Traveler Program

TSA fees of $100 or more could kill the program

Rising Costs Imperil Registered Traveler Program...

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Toshiba Recalls Sony Laptop Batteries

Company says there have been no fires or overheating issues

Toshiba Recalls Sony Laptop Batteries...

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Toyota Closing In On GM for No. 1 Title

Japanese Ramp Up as U.S. Automakers Cut Back

Toyota Closing In On GM for No. 1 Title...

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Study: Exercise May Help Pulmonary Hypertension Patients

It has been thought that exercise is dangerous for such patients

Study: Exercise May Help Pulmonary Hypertension Patients...

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A New Wrinkle: Botox Users May Become "Addicted"

Could Botox be addictive? A new study suggests the anti-wrinkle treatment may be

A New Wrinkle: Botox Users May Become Addicted...

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Debt Free Agrees to West Virginia Refunds

More than 1,000 consumers will get refunds

Debt Free Agrees to West Virginia Refunds...

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Maine Train: A New Way to See Fall Foliage

Want to enjoy fall foliage without worrying about overcrowded roads?

Want to enjoy fall foliage without worrying about overcrowded roads? The Maine Eastern Railroad recommends a ride on the 57-mile stretch between Brunswick ...

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U.S. Still Lags In Broadband Access

Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among Industrialized Nations

U.S. Still Lags In Broadband Access...

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FDA Critic Blasts Merck's Vioxx Replacement

Critic claims the new drug, Arcoxia, may be as risky for the heart as Vioxx

FDA Critic Blasts Merck's Vioxx Replacement...

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Good Reasons to Wear a Bike Helmet

Good Reasons to Wear a Bike Helmet...

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Ford to Challenge GM for Single-Year Loss Record

Ford expects to lose as much as $9 billion for the year

Ford to Challenge GM for Single Year Loss Record...

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Feds Order Electronic Stability Control on All Cars

Automakers Have Until 2012 to Comply

Feds Order Electronic Stability Control on All Cars...

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Student Travel Service Still Misleading Parents

Students "Recommended" for Study Abroad? Not Quite

The nonprofit sends letters to families nationwide saying their student "has been recommended for the honor by a teacher, former student ambassador or nati...

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Lower Mortality Found Among Japanese Green Tea Drinkers

Another study found that drinking tea is a healthier choice than almost any beverage

Lower Mortality Found Among Japanese Green Tea Drinkers...

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Hackers Make Off With "Second Life" Data

The hackers made off with members' names, addresses, contact information, and "encrypted payment information," according to a statement posted on Linden La...

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Consumers Falling For Lottery Scams In Increasing Numbers

While elderly people lost the most money, lottery scams also tricked younger people

Consumers Falling For Lottery Scams In Increasing Numbers...

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"Thin-Film" Batteries May Reduce Fire Danger

Recent Laptop Recalls Energize Battery Research

Thin-Film Batteries May Reduce Fire Danger...

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Chase Trashes Tapes Containing Circuit City Customers' Data

Chase Trashes Tapes Containing Circuit City Customers' Data...

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TSA Sends Employee Data to the Wrong Addresses

TSA Sends Employee Data to the Wrong Addresses...

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GM Extends Warranty to Five Years, 100,000 Miles

Automaker Hopes to Improve Image, Sell Quality

GM Extends Warranty to Five Years, 100,000 Miles...

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Scamster Ran Identity Theft Scheme From Prison

Michigan Inmate Used Stolen IDs to Bogus Tax Refunds

Scamster Ran Identity Theft Scheme From Prison: Dale Morris, 42, was convicted of maintaining a sophisticated criminal enterprise that he orchestrated from...

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Salads Not Just Rabbit Food; Study Confirms Salad's Nutritional Benefits

Study Confirms Salad's Nutritional Benefits

Salads Not Just Rabbit Food; Study Confirms Salad's Nutritional Benefits...

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Fast Food and Your Kids

Ronald McDonald, the fast food company's "chief happiness officer," as he's known, is now at the forefront of a campaign to teach kids about healthy eating...

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