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Google Adds Its Version of the 'Like' Button

Like a search result? Give it a plus-one

Google Adds Its Version of the 'Like' Button. Like a search result? Give it a plus-one...

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Feds: Google's Buzz Roll-Out Violated Its Own Privacy Policy

Company agrees to 20 years of privacy audits, promises to build tougher privacy protections

Feds: Google's Buzz Roll-Out Violated Its Own Privacy Policy. Company agrees to 20 years of privacy audits, promises to build tougher privacy protections...

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Does Food With Coloring Need A Warning?

FDA panel to investigate possible links to hyperactivity

An FDA panel of experts is investigating possible links between food coloring and behavioral issues....

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New York to Probe AT&T/T-Mobile Deal

Acquisition would create a “duopoly” that would dominate the airwaves

New York to Probe AT&T/T-Mobile Deal. Acquisition would create a “duopoly” that would dominate the airwaves ...

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X-Hero, Male Enhancer Supplements Recalled

Supplements are unapproved drugs, could cause harmful reactions

X-Hero, Male Enhancer Supplements Recalled Supplements are unapproved drugs, could cause harmful reactions...

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Suit Blames Paxil for Birth Defects

Louisiana couple argues depression drug is "unreasonably dangerous" to pregnant women

Suit Blames Paxil for Birth Defects. Louisiana couple argues depression drug is "unreasonably dangerous" to pregnant women....

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Walnuts May Be Perfect Health Food

They're No. 1 in antioxidants in the nut family

Walnuts are among the highest foods in antioxidants, according to research presented at the American Chemical Society national meeting....

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Southwest Expands NYC-Area Service

Low-fare carrier offering 18 flights from Newark by June

Southwest Expands NYC-Area Service Low-fare carrier offering 18 flights from Newark by June...

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AT&T T-Mobile Merger Far From Done Deal

The deal is likely to face strong headwinds in Washington

The proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile must first pass scrutiny by Washington regulators....

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FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Advanced Melanoma

Drug lengthened survival time for skin cancer patients tested

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Advanced Melanoma. Drug lengthened survival time for skin cancer patients tested ...

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Does Cell Phone Exposure Weaken Bone Density?

Men who wear their cell phone on their belt may be weakening their hip bone

Researchers say men who wear their cell phone on their belt may be weakening their hip bone...

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Menthol Cigarettes No More Likely To Kill, Study Finds

Counters move to ban menthol from cigarettes

A Vanderbilt University study finds cigarettes with menthol no more harmful than regular cigarettes....

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Consumerinfo.com's 'Credit Scores' are Misrepresented, Suit Charges

The scores are proprietary, in-house scores not used by lenders, complaint alleges

Consumerinfo.com's 'Credit Scores' are Misrepresented, Suit Charges...

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Video: Insurance Institute For Highway Safety Selects Top Safety Picks For 2011

U.S. made cars show improvements

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has selected 74 model vehicles for its 2011 Top Safety Pick....

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Timeshare Owners Still Get Burned By Empty Promises

Be leery of promises of a quick sale and a demand of an upfront fee

If a timeshare sale deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is....

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Chase Snips Debit Card Perks, Blames Feds

No more free miles on Continental or United for Chase debit card holders

Chase is mailing letters to its customers informing them that as of July 19, the rewards will be history. Customers will still be able to redeem rewards bu...

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Mortgage Modification Scams Still on the Rise

A single California agency reports conducting 4,500 investigations

Mortgage Modification Scams Still on the Rise. A single California agency reports conducting 4,500 investigations....

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Second Infant Death Blamed On Delta Enterprise "Safety Peg" Drop-Side Crib

Missing Safety Pegs Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation

Second Infant Death Blamed On Delta Enterprise "Safety Peg" Drop-Side CribMissing Safety Pegs Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation...

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Walmart Tries to Get Back On Message

But what once worked well may not work as well anymore

Walmart Tries to Get Back On Message. But what once worked well may not work as well anymore...

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AT&T Buys T-Mobile, Leaving Sprint a Weak Third

$39 billion deal was a bolt from the blue; AT&T promises expanded 4G LTE service

AT&T Buys T-Mobile, Leaving Sprint a Weak Third. $39 billion deal was a bolt from the blue; AT&T promises expanded 4G LTE service....

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Tax Deadline A Month From Today

Filing electronically might speed things up

Taxpayers are down to the last month before they must submit their 2010 tax return....

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No Escape From Medicare, Judge Rules

Retirees would have to give up Social Security and repay benefits to opt out of Medicare

No Escape From Medicare, Judge Rules. Retirees would have to give up Social Security and repay benefits to opt out of Medicare....

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Continental Recalls Tires on Ford F-250/F-350 Trucks

Tread separation could cause a crash

Continental Recalls Tires on Ford F-250/F-350 Trucks Tread separation could cause a crash...

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Kashi Recalls Southwest Style Chicken Products

Packages may be mislabeled and may contain eggs, an allergen

Kashi Recalls Southwest Style Chicken Products. Packages may be mislabeled and may contain eggs, an allergen....

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Gas Prices Level Off After Huge Run-Up

Feds predict $4 a gallon gas later this year

Gasoline prices finally leveled off this week after weeks of increases....

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Obama Administration Vows to Protect Privacy

Online tracking by advertisers a clear and present danger to the Union?

Obama Administration Vows to Protect Privacy. Online tracking by advertisers a clear and present danger to the Union?...

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Chase Testing $5 ATM Fee In Illinois

Banks trying to recover revenue from lost fees

Large banks may be eyeing ATM Fees as a way to recover lost revenue....

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Payday Loan Industry Floods Congress with Funds

Loan industry expects a healthy return on its investment

Payday Loan Industry Floods Congress with Funds. Loan industry expects a healthy return on its investment....

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FDA Warns of Dangers in 'Black Ant'

Contains undeclared drug ingredient

FDA Warns of Dangers in 'Black Ant' Contains undeclared drug ingredient...

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U.S. Sues Lawn Darts Company; Says Darts are Hazardous

Suit cites injuries and deaths of children attributed to lawn darts

U.S. Sues Lawn Darts Company ; Says Darts are Hazardous...

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More Americans Losing Their Health Benefits

The Great Recession has not only taken a toll on jobs, but health coverage too.

More Americans Losing Their Health Benefits. The Great Recession has not only taken a toll on jobs, but health coverage too....

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Cheap Generics Key To Savings On Health Care?

Savings could be huge, study says

Consumers looking for ways to cut spending should take advantage of $4 generic drug prescriptions...

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Verizon Wireless, Content Provider, In Legal Stalemate

Company accused of 'cramming' mounts counter-offensive

Verizon Wireless loses initial bid to shut down company accused of "cramming."...

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Oil Prices Plunge, Gas Prices Still Rising

Japan tragedy sends oil prices reeling but gas prices still going up

Despite falling oil prices, gasoline prices still seem to be going up....

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Sen. Franken Says Corporations Gunning For Internet

Urges artists, consumers, to speak up

Sen. Al Franken warns corporations will soon take over the Internet....

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Study Finds Little Action Taken Against Dangerous Doctors

State medical boards either lack information or lack incentive to act

Study Finds Little Action Taken Against Dangerous Doctors State medical boards either lack information or lack incentive to act ...

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Japan Disaster Imperils Seafood Supply

Japanese imports make up a big part of Americans' seafood diet

Japan Disaster Imperils Seafood Supply. Japanese imports make up a big part of Americans' seafood diet....

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Beware Of Refinancing Scams

Scammers take advantage of distressed homeowners

Homeowners who are underwater, and who have adjustable rate mortgages, are prime targets of refinancing scams....

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Acai 'Free' Offers Can Be Anything But

Make sure you read the fine print

Consumers are still getting burned by free trial offers for acai berry supplements...

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FTC Finalizes Settlement with Twitter

Social networking site was accused of deceiving consumers, endangering their privacy

FTC Finalizes Settlement with Twitter Social networking site was accused of deceiving consumers, endangering their privacy ...

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American Suzuki Recalls KingQuad ATVs

Fuel tanks can leak

American Suzuki Recalls KingQuad ATVsFuel tanks can leak...

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Bank Fees Hit Consumers Where It Hurts

Banks appear to be making up for lost revenue

A new law got rid of overdraft fees, but consumers are facing a new set of fees....

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Video: A Fix For The Samsung TV Power Problem

If you're at all handy, you may be able to do the fix yourself

Video: A Fix For The Samsung TV Power Problem...

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Osteoporosis Drug Reclast Linked to Kidney Failure

Public Citizen wants FDA to warn physicians, consumers

Osteoporosis Drug Reclast Linked to Kidney Failure. Public Citizen wants FDA to warn physicians, consumers....

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Video: Aftermath Of A Baking Dish Explosion

Glass bakeware can make quite a mess if it shatters

Video: Aftermath Of A Baking Dish Explosion. Glass bakeware can make quite a mess if it shatters....

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Lawsuit Says Sprint Overcharging For Its 'Premium Data' Service

Customers whose contracts provide for "unlimited" data are being charged $10 extra per month

Lawsuit Says Sprint Overcharging For Its 'Premium Data' Service. Customers whose contracts provide for "unlimited" data are being charged $10 extra per mon...

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Vertrue To Pay $30 Million To Iowa Consumers

Largest consumer protection settlement in the state

Vertrue, the company behind many of those mystery charges on credit cards, will pay $30 million to Iowa consumers....

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If You Want Your FICO Score, Be Prepared To Pay For It

Sometimes, it's worth the money

Despite offers of "free" FICO scores, be prepared to pay for that information....

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Quik Cash Agrees to Pay Restitution to Arizona Consumers

Payday loan company deprived customers of their day in court

Quik Cash Agrees to Pay Restitution to Arizona Consumers. Payday loan company deprived customers of their day in court....

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Raw Milk May Be Natural, But It's Naturally a Risk

FDA strongly advises against drinking non-pasteurized milk

Raw Milk May Be Natural, But It's Naturally a Risk FDA strongly advises against drinking non-pasteurized milk...

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Skype Skips Into AdLand

Internet telephony service adds ads to its nearly-free service

Skype Skips Into AdLand Internet telephony service adds ads to its nearly-free service...

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Study: Teens More Prone to Texting and Driving

Distracted driving called a "deadly epidemic"

Study: Teens More Prone to Texting and Driving...

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Debt-Ridden New Yorkers Getting $1.1 Million In Refunds

Debt settlement firm agrees to make amends

New York has secured an agreement from a debt settlement firm to refund $1.1 million....

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DirecTV Subscribers Still Face Unexplained Porn Charges

Bills sent to collections if customers don't agree to pay

DirecTV Subscribers Still Face Unexplained Porn Charges. Bills sent to collections if customers don't agree to pay ....

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Grandparent Scam Finding New Victims

Call from distressed grandchild turns out to be fake after money is wired

Grandparent Scam Finding New Victims Call from distressed grandchild turns out to be fake after money is wired...

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Skippy Peanut Butter Recalled in 16 States

May be contaminated with Salmonella

Skippy Peanut Butter Recalled in 16 States. May be contaminated with Salmonella....

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Android Pulls Ahead In Smartphone Race

System has been growing quickly since the summer

Android has become the number one smartphone operating system, according to Nielsen....

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Senate Bill Would Make It Illegal to Rent Recalled Cars

Survey finds barely half of rental cars are repaired after recalls

Senate Bill Would Make It Illegal to Rent Recalled Cars...

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Bing Launches a Daily Deals Section

200,000 offers in 14,000 cities and towns, Bing claims

Bing Launches a Daily Deals Section 200,000 offers in 14,000 cities and towns, Bing claims...

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Debt Settlement, Credit Issues Top List of Consumer Complaints in Illinois

Con artists take advantage of tough times to make a buck

Debt Settlement, Credit Issues Top List of Consumer Complaints in Illinois Con artists take advantage of tough times to make a buck...

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More Evidence Alzheimer's May Be Inherited From Mom

Genetic link to maternal much stronger than the paternal

Researchers say your risk of Alzheimer's is much higher if your mother had the disease....

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New York Times Thinks It Can Take on Groupon

Times plans TimesLimited, an "upscale" daily deals program

New York Times Thinks It Can Take on Groupon. Times plans TimesLimited, an "upscale" daily deals program....

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Postal Service Faces Financial Crisis, GAO Warns

Government watchdog puts post office on its high-risk list

Postal Service Faces Financial Crisis, GAO WarnsGovernment watchdog puts post office on its high-risk list...

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Apple Unveils iPad2

The new device is thinner, faster than the original

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has formally introduced the iPad2....

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PNC Says It Will Maintain Free Basic Checking

Most big banks are raising fees and creating new ones but PNC says it will hold the line

PNC Says It Will Maintain Free Basic Checking. Most big banks are raising fees and creating new ones but PNC says it will hold the line....

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FDA Plans to Remove Unsafe Drugs from the Market

Some of the targeted drugs are dangerous, others simply ineffective

FDA Plans to Remove Unsafe Drugs from the Market...

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States Eye Revenue from Online Gambling

Congress prohibits it but states think may have a loophole

States Eye Revenues from Online Gambling. Congress prohibits it but states think may have a loophole....

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End Times for Tax Refund Anticipation Loans

New regulations may at last spell the end of “instant refund” loans

End Times for Tax Refund Anticipation Loans New regulations may at last spell the end of “instant refund” loans...

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