Browse by year
 | 

Google Will Bid In Wireless Spectrum Auction

Tech giant will "put our money where our principles are," CEO says

Google Will Bid In Wireless Spectrum Auction...

More

TJX Settles Visa Suit over Data Breach

Nearly 100 million consumers may have been affected

TJX Settles Visa Suit over Data Breach...

More

Social Security Errors Common

Consumers should carefully review their annual statements

The best way to keep an eye on your personal Social Security records is to carefully review your yearly Social Security statement, and dont be surprised if...

More

States Get Poor Grades on School Food

Little progress seen since last year

States Get Poor Grades on School Food...

More

Ford Settles Explorer Rollover Lawsuits

Consumers will get discounts on new Fords

Ford Settles Explorer Rollover Lawsuits...

More

Smokers Cost Taxpayers $10 Billion

If all Medicaid beneficiaries quit smoking, taxpayers would be $10 billion richer

Smokers Cost Taxpayers $10 Billion...

More

Latex Allergy Can Be Life-Threatening

Fast-growing but little-known allergy is a major menace

If you develop symptoms of latex allergy, get immediate medical attention or head for the emergency room. If your symptoms are severe, call 911. ...

More

FTC Finds 8 Million Identity Theft Cases

Costs, types of fraud vary widely

FTC Finds 8 Million Identity Theft Cases...

More

ExxonMobil Claims New Hybrid Battery Technology

Could be good news for next-generation hybrids

ExxonMobil Claims New Hybrid Battery Technology...

More

Verizon Wireless Opens Network to All Devices, Software

The 'walled garden' will be no more

Verizon Wireless Opens Network to All Devices, Software...

More

Canadian Lottery Scam Resurfaces

Victims get phony check, lose real money

Canadian Lottery Scam Resurfaces...

More

Keeping Santa Solvent

Report picks best & worst of this year's batch

Keeping Santa Solvent...

More

Feds Probe Ford F-250, F-350, Five Hundred and Freestyle

Loss of control plagues trucks, cars have instrument problems

Feds Probe Ford F-250, F-350, Five Hundred and Freestyle...

More

Attorneys General Oppose TJX Data Breach Settlement

Special sale said to help stores more than victims

Attorneys General Oppose TJX Data Breach Settlement...

More

Experts Offer Toy-Buying Safety Tips

How to identify and avoid hazardous toys

Experts Offer Toy-Buying Safety Tips...

More

Senior-Friendly Holiday Gift Gadgets

Everybody likes gadgets, even your grandparents

For technology-adverse seniors who like things big and simple, there's a variety of electronic gadgets on the market that make great gifts. ...

More

Quality Auditor Charges Toyota Cover-Up

Toyota denies safety was compromised

Quality Auditor Charges Toyota Cover-Up...

More

Nissan Recall Expanded to 654,000 Sentras and Altimas

Nissan Recall Expanded to 654,000 Sentras and Altimas...

More

Chase to Stop Raising Rates Based On Credit Reports

'Clear and simple' program debuts next year

Chase to Stop Raising Rates Based On Credit Reports...

More

The Healthy Geezer -- Shingles

The Healthy Geezer

I heard a comedian make a reference to "shingles" as if there was something funny about them. I had shingles and I didn't find any humor in the experience....

More

College Students Warned Against Credit Card Trap

Cards promoted heavily to students but hazards outweigh benefits

Miller said studies indicate high debt is forcing some students to take on more paid work and reduce their academic load or even drop out of school. ...

More

Subprime Foreclosures will have Ripple Effect

Report finds major impacts on property values, tax revenues

Subprime Foreclosures will have Ripple Effect...

More

Winter is Prime Time for Heart Attacks

Risk of a heart attack doubles during the winter months

Winter is cold and flu season, but most people don't know that its also the prime season for heart attacks too. Even people who live in warm climates have ...

More

Longevity Insurance: OK If You Live Long Enough

New type of annuity kicks in at a predetermined age

It's basically insurance that pays you for living a long life. Its called longevity insurance, and like an annuity, it pays you income for life. ...

More

FDA Seizes 'Age Intervention' Cosmetics

Eyelash treatment could cause optic nerve damage

FDA Seizes 'Age Intervention' Cosmetics...

More

Wells Fargo CEO Invokes Specter Of Great Depression

Many more foreclosures lie ahead as higher interest rates kick in

Wells Fargo CEO Invokes Specter Of Great Depression...

More

Feds Scam Vets, Lawsuit Charges

AAFES illegally calculating military credit card payments

The AAFES is breaking the law by taking money from soldiers and veterans who have military credit card debts that were either improperly calculated, too ol...

More

Comcast Sued Over Internet Blocking

Lawsuit alleges deceptive marketing and misleading of customers

Comcast Sued Over Internet Blocking...

More

Top Safety Awards Go to 34 Cars, SUVs and a Pickup

Number of top awards more than doubles this year

Top Safety Awards Go to 34 Cars, SUVs and a Pickup...

More

Group Warns Of 10 Worst Toys Of 2007

Toxins, sharp objects, ingestion hazards galore

Group Warns Of 10 Worst Toys Of 2007...

More

Sony: Dust Voids PlayStation 3 Warranty

Dust damage falls under 'Act of God' clause, Sony claims

Digging in its heels, Sony refused to share the photos of the dusty machine with the consumer and said he would have to file a subpoena to get them....

More

FCC Chief Seeks New Restrictions On Cable TV

Stepped-up regulation comes as telecoms turn up the heat on cable

FCC Chief Seeks New Restrictions On Cable TV...

More

Think Twice Before Buying an Extended Warranty

Service contracts depend on the retailer's whims

Think Twice Before Buying an Extended Warranty...

More

Texas Sues Yellow Pages Directories

Charges Ad Telamerica defrauds small businesses, charities nationwide

Deceptive mailings, hidden charges and the deceptive use of a well-known corporate logo were all part of a complex scheme to defraud small business owners ...

More

Honda Lawn Mowers Recalled

Honda Lawn Mowers Recalled...

More

Sprint, T-Mobile Prorate Termination Fees

Last of four major carriers to adopt customer-friendly policies

Sprint, T-Mobile Prorate Termination Fees...

More

Some Statins Linked to Sleep Disruptions

Study finds Zocor may interfere with sleep

Some Statins Linked to Sleep Disruptions...

More

How Safe Is Your Prescription?

Wrong drugs, incorrect dosages are more common than you might think

The study, released in July 2006, showed that at a minimum, 1.5 million consumers annually are killed, injured, or made sick by drug errors....

More

People to People Invites Dead Girl ... Again

Student tour organization still using direct mail lists to sell its trips

People to People Invites Dead Girl ... Again...

More

House Committee Passes Mortgage Reform Bill

Bill aims to save homeowners from foreclosure

House Committee Passes Mortgage Reform Bill: The House Financial Services Committee has passed legislation that would enact major changes to the mortgage l...

More

White House Presents Its Consumer Safety Proposals Today

Cool response to Bush plan on Capitol Hill, where rival measures are already pending

White House Presents Its Consumer Safety Proposals Today...

More

Tough Fuel Economy Demands from Senator Clinton

She joins other candidates in supporting 40 mpg by 2020

Senator Hillary Clinton says that, if she's elected president, she'll demand that automakers achieve hybrid-like gas mileage standards as part of her fight...

More

Aspirin May Reduce Parkinsons Risk

Study finds NSAIDS may protective effect

The study found regular users of non-aspirin NSAIDs reduced their risk of Parkinsons disease by as much as 60 percent compared to non-regular users and non...

More

Santa's Feeling Pinched This Year

Consumers say they'll shop later, many will spend less

Santa's Feeling Pinched This Year...

More

New York Sues WaMu and its Appraisers

Companies conspired to inflate appraisals, suit charges

New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he is suing one of the nations largest real estate appraisal management companies and its pa...

More

Consumer Energy Costs Skyrocketing

Poll shows strong support for Congressional action

Consumer Energy Costs Skyrocketing...

More