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Wireless Broadband Still Expensive, Service Still Spotty

Sprint Tops Our Test, Cingular Still Trying to Get Into the Race

Wireless Broadband Still Expensive, Service Still Spotty...

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Glass Tables a Serious Safety Hazard

If Glass Is Not Tempered, Breakage Can Be Life-Threatening

Glass Tables a Serious Safety Hazard...

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Study Eyes Payments for Living Organ Donors

Modest payments might encourage more donations

Study Eyes Payments for Living Organ Donors...

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Honey Baked Recalls Hams, Turkeys

Just in time for the holidays ... listeria scare forces recall

Honey Baked Recalls Hams, Turkeys...

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Rote Learning Improves Memory in Seniors

Maybe memorizing lists isn't as worthless as we thought

Rote Learning Improves Memory in Seniors...

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Copyright Office "Unlocks" Cell Phones

CD Root Kit Rules Loosened

Copyright Office Unlocks Cell Phones...

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Michigan Credit Card Mystery Deepens

Is It the Newest "Worst Hack Ever?"

Wesco was urging customers to contact their financial institutions to correct any inaccurate or fraudulent transactions, raising fears of a new wave of cre...

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Polly Pocket Dolls With Magnets Recalled

Polly Pocket Dolls With Magnets Recalled...

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Consumers Warned About Oprah Scam

Consumers should be on the lookout for unsolicited e-mails purporting to offer a special invitation from The Oprah Winfrey Show to attend a show taping....

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FDA's Breast Implant Decision Shows 'Double Standard,' Critics Charge

"Most defective medical device ever ..." says Public Citizen

FDA's Breast Implant Decision Shows 'Double Standard,' Critics Charge...

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Heinz Warns Customers Of Lottery Scam

Got a check from H.J. Heinz? Be skeptical

Heinz Warns Customers Of Lottery Scam...

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Penalty Fees, Interest Rate Hikes, and Misleading Contracts Await Credit Card Shoppers

Penalty Fees, Interest Rate Hikes, and Misleading Contracts Await Credit Card Shoppers...

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ATM, Bank Card Security Getting Worse

Vulnerabilities Identified but Fixes Aren't So Easy

The ATM is such a ubiquitous staple of life now that we don't even think about the process of putting the bank card in and taking money out anymore....

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People to People: How Selective Is It?

The solicitation has also irked a Texas couple, who say they received one of the letters addressed to a name that closely resembled a deceased family membe...

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People to People: Ambassadors or Tourists?

Kids told they're specially chosen to be a "Student Ambassador"

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People To People's CEO "Mortified" by Recruiting Letter

People to People: "Ambassadors" or Tourists?

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Payday Lenders Move Online, Try to Bypass State Laws

States are largely powerless to stop them

Payday Lenders Move Online, Try to Bypass State Laws...

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Fast Facts About People to People International

People to People: "Ambassadors" or Tourists?

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower founded People To People International (PTPI) on September 11, 1956. It was called the President's People to People Pro...

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Not Everyone's Happy with People to People Trips

People to People: "Ambassadors" or Tourists?

People to People: True or False?...

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Parents Object to People to People's Use of Student Lists

People to People: "Ambassadors" or Tourists?

Parents Object to People to People's Use of Student Lists...

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KB Home Executives Quit Over Stock Options Probe

KB Home faces yet another scandal

KB Home faces yet another scandal. Its CEO and several officers resigned or were fired over an investigation into whether the company falsified its account...

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NWNT: Crammed With Good Intentions

The Cram Artists

Cramming: What It Is, How It Works...

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New Cell Phones Target Seniors

Big buttons, simple controls aimed at older users

Advertisements for cell phone companies and the features they offer make one thing abundantly clear - mobile communications are primarily designed for, and...

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Car Fire Reports Increasing

Feds Have Only One Active Investigation Underway

Within 5 minutes of parking his Pontiac Grand Prix, Todd's car, pictured at right, lit up a suburban Virginia roadside in roaring orange flames as the car ...

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Christmas Returns to Wal-Mart

Christmas Returns to Wal-Mart...

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"Grandparents Scam" Exposed

Con Artists Pretend to be Grandchildren in Trouble

The con man who convinced Edward and Irene Kellerman of Fairlawn, Ohio, that he was their beloved grandson Brian is still on the run. They wired him $3,000...

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Post-Election Gas Prices on the Rise

Prices edging up after falling about $1 a gallon

Post-Election Gas Prices on the Rise...

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Irradiation Could Reduce Food-Borne Illness

The procedure kills bacteria without affecting nutritional value food, supporters say

Irradiation Could Reduce Food-Borne Illness...

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Victimized Twice: Hurricane Victims Scammed by Unscrupulous Contractors

Investigative TV Report Documents Rip-Offs of New Orleans Homeowners

Victimized Twice: Hurricane Victims Scammed by Unscrupulous Contractors...

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Balcony Railings a Hidden Danger to Children

"Grandfathered" Railings Enable Children to Fall to their Deaths

Hazardous balcony railings in homes and hotels are a continuing menace to children, according to a report airing today on the nationally syndicated "Inside...

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Bank Of America/MBNA Merger Produces More Problems

Many problems bubbling away under the surface

Bank Of America/MBNA Merger Produces More Problems...

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Tattoos May Have Hidden Health Consequences

Researchers Find Toxic Chemicals Used in Some Inks

People come in knowing about hepatitis and AIDS and these days tattoo artists are careful about ensuring that the needles are sterile. But they don't expec...

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Starbucks Data Loss No Laughing Matter

Company Loses Laptops Containing 60,000 Employees' Information

Starbucks Data Loss No Laughing Matter...

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Hotel Check-In Desks Check Out

Hotels are trying to be more "personal"

Hotel Check-In Desks Check Out...

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Author Finds Sport In Tricking Scammers

Engaging the scammers wastes their time, amuses author

Millions of computer users regularly receive spam emails asking for help moving vast fortunes to the U.S. and offering the recipient a piece of the action ...

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Smoking Linked to Complications in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Poorer outcomes seen in smokers

Smoking Linked to Complications in Prostate Cancer Treatment...

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Court Pulls Blinds On See Clearly Method

So-called natural vision improvement method doesn't work, state charges

An Iowa court has ordered Vision Improvement Technologies, Inc., to immediately stop selling its so-called natural vision improvement kit called the "See C...

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Bank, ATM Fees Continue To Rise

Bank, ATM Fees Continue To Rise...

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NutriSystem Leaves a Bad Taste in Many Mouths

Consumers Complain of Salty Food, Too Many Substitutions

NutriSystem works by giving a person all the food they need. The point is that it's easy to follow the diet because all the food a customer would need is p...

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Consumerists Want FTC Probe of Online Advertising

Consumerists Want FTC Probe of Online Advertising...

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California Class Action Throws Cold Water on Whirlpool

Gas Water Heaters Fail Frequently, Company Does Nothing to Correct the Problem

California Class Action Throws Cold Water on Whirlpool...

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