A new study finds that 10 percent of parents allow kids to travel on their lap or unrestrained
The use of age-appropriate car seats among parents who take ride-share services with young children is alarmingly low, a new study finds. A national su..
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The use of age-appropriate car seats among parents who take ride-share services with young children is alarmingly low, a new study finds. A national su..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 30,399,372 (30,335,..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports Midwestern Pet Foods has launched a major recall of several dog and cat food brands because some of the..
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Kimberly-Clark -- the maker of Scott toilet paper, Huggies diapers, and other commonly bought household items -- said Wednesday that it will be raising pri..
Google has decided against imposing a 60-minute time limit on its free version of Google Meet, which previously would have gone into effect on April 1. Con..
That Volkswagen story you read where they were changing their name to “Voltswagen”? It was a prank -- an April Fools’ one that the company thought they cou..
A new Amazon scam appears to be making the rounds. It involves bad actors who attempt to siphon personal information out of consumers by telling them that..
Pfizer and BioNTech, the companies that developed one of the three coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines being used in the U.S., report that their vaccine showed..
The time that young people spend on the internet -- and on social media -- can affect their decision-making and overall well-being. Now, a new study co..
Several studies have highlighted the importance of kids regularly engaging in physical activity. Now, a new study conducted by researchers from the Univers..
Polaris of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 43,000 ROVs and utility vehicles sold in the U.S., and Canada. The drive belt can break during operation an..
Responses from a new survey of 77 epidemiologists, virologists, and infectious disease specialists suggest that current COVID-19 vaccines could be rendered..
As we head into the home stretch of tax season, some taxpayers may be surprised to hear that the state they live in is not offering a tax break on unemploy..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 30,335,188 (30,267,..
Some hand sanitizers have elevated levels of the human carcinogen Benzene, according to a new study conducted by Valisure, an independent pharmacy and lab...
Volkswagen is changing its brand in the U.S. to “Voltswagen” to underscore its commitment to electric vehicles.The news was supposed to be announced on..
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic appearing to fade in the rearview mirror and Democrats in control of Washington, the issue of drug prices may soon..
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many companies to let employees work from home for an extended, or even indefinite, length of time. Now, the American Ac..
Travelers are trying to stay clear of COVID-19 this summer, and it seems they’re looking at wide-open spaces and outdoor venues to do it.A new survey o..
Staying physically active can have benefits for consumers’ physical and mental health. That’s why several studies have highlighted the importance of follow..
A new study conducted by researchers from the American Heart Association discovered a unique association between dental hygiene and blood pressure.Thei..
Inyo Pool Products of Longwood, Fla., is recalling about 800 PureLine 1.5 HP Pool Pump Motors The pump motors can overheat, posing a fire hazard. The..
Users of Apple iOS devices welcomed the week with a security threat. Now, Android users are being warned of malware posing as a security update that can al..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that it will be extending its moratorium on evictions through June 30 in order to stem t..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 30,267,561 (30,219,..
Apple users who have been on pins and needles about a critical security breach can rest easy. On Friday, the company released a new update for its iOS soft..
A new CDC study has found that just one dose of the vaccines produced by either Pfizer and Moderna are 80 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 infectio..
With pandemic-related financial stresses still burdening many consumers, three national credit reporting agencies -- Equifax, Experian, and Transunion -- h..
The idea of using cryptocurrency to pay for everyday purchases is gaining traction. Visa has announced it will allow the use of USD Coin (USDC), to settle..
Giving up coffee during pregnancy can be difficult for many women. Now, researchers from the National Institute of Health (NIH) are exploring the risks ass..
A new study conducted by researchers from the NYU School of Medicine explored the negative health risks associated with pregnant women’s exposure to flame..
New York has become the first state to offer residents a digital “vaccine passport” they can load to their mobile device to offer proof they have been vacc..
American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 1,093 model year 2019-2020 Passports and Pilots with Continental tires. One or more tires may have been cured for ..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 49 model year 2020 Lincoln Aviators and Ford Explorers. The rear lower control arm (RLCA) bolts that attach the rear low..
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sent out a reminder to taxpayers on Friday that any money spent on personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, ha..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 30,090,221 (30,015,..
Don’t get too excited about any Facebook posts you’ve seen about Walmart giving away free gift bags and more; they’re not for real.A few weeks ago, Wal..
GlaxoSmithKline and Vir Biotechnology are seeking emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a monoclonal antib..
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that abusing or misusing the nasal decongestant propylhexedrine (Benzedrex) can produce serious cardiovas..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers that scammers are sending out emails posing as the agency’s Acting Chairwoman Rebecca Slaughter...
Mortgage rates continue to move higher, putting the squeeze on buyers who are on the edges of affordability.Freddie Mac reports that the 30-year fixed-..
Going out to a nice meal can be a great way for consumers to celebrate a special occasion or spend quality time with their family and friends. However, a n..
Regularly eating fruits and vegetables can have important physical and mental health benefits for consumers. Now, a new study conducted by researchers..
The cruise industry gave its best effort to try to convince the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to lift its no-sail order, but no dice. Th..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 30,015,938 (29,928,..
Consumers’ immune systems could be seriously harmed by a food preservative found in almost 1,250 popular foods, according to a new study conducted by the E..
Drugmaker AstraZeneca has sought to quell a week-long dust-up over its coronavirus (COVID-19) trial results, issuing new data that suggests the vaccine is..
Consumers who were affected by online retailer Fashion Nova’s violations of the Federal Trade Commission’s rules regarding shipping notifications will soon..
Restrictions are starting to be eased as the number of COVID-19 vaccinations in the U.S. continues to rise. One example of that can be seen in the return o..
Gen Xers and millennials are in worse physical and mental health than prior generations at the same age, according to a new study from Ohio State Universit..
A new study conducted by researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center explored the brain benefits associated with getting regular exercise. According to..
Working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic for the last year has taken a physical and mental toll on health care workers, who have remained at the..
Dealers are paying more for used cars and that likely means those price increases will eventually make their way to consumers.In its mid-month report f..
Chrysler is recalling four model year 2020-2021 Ram ProMaster City vans. The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) module may have internal damage, which could r..
Nissan North America is recalling 126,809 model year 2019-2020 Altimas and model year 2018-2021 Titans with Continental tires.One or more tires may hav..
Spring means warmer weather. Warmer weather means vacations. Vacations mean rentals. And rentals mean… scams?Consumers looking to take a trip following..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,928,341 (29,872,..
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has proposed a 10-year plan to help it improve its finances -- a plan that would increase postage prices and slow mail deliv..
Travel lovers are ready to hit the high seas again, but are cruise lines ready to sail again too? The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) thinks..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is sending out refunds totalling nearly $50 million to 147,000 University of Phoenix students who were allegedly lured i..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent warning letters to two companies for illegally selling over-the-counter products labeled as containing..
Staying physically active is an important part of all consumers’ routines, but findings from a recent study suggest that it may be even more important for..
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it wants to hear directly from consumers about their broadband experiences as the agency attempts to exten..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,872,398 (29,821,..
Following an extended period of being closed to the public due to the pandemic, Regal Cinemas has announced that it will reopen around 500 of its U.S. loca..
Pfizer, one of the pharmaceutical companies leading the way in vaccinations against the coronavirus, announced that it has begun an early-stage clinical tr..
More consumers will see $1,400 stimulus payments from the government in their bank accounts or mailboxes on Wednesday, March 24. The second batch of st..
While it’s not exactly an honor that a city is going to splash on a billboard as you enter town, Miami, Los Angeles, Tampa, Washington D.C., and Atlanta le..
A new study conducted by researchers from the Endocrine Society looked at the benefits associated with starting meals earlier in the day. According to thei..
Eating a lot of processed meats has been found to cause several adverse health effects. Now, researchers from the University of Leeds are exploring how unh..
More consumers are calling their credit card companies and asking for better terms and a new report from LendingTree says increasingly, credit card compani..
COVID-19 brought remote working setups into the spotlight this year, and as the first regular tax season of the pandemic rolls around, you may be wondering..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,821,403 (29,799,..
Drug giant AstraZeneca reports that its coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine was 79 percent effective in U.S. clinical trials, raising the possibility that the U..
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (aka IC3) has just released its latest Internet Crime Report, and, in a word, it’s concerning.Online crime mu..
Krispy Kreme has announced that it will give customers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 a free doughnut. Beginning today and continuing throug..
Coinbase has been hit with a $6.5 million fine from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for allegedly misleading consumers about its trading vo..
You can add another of the growing list of automakers planning to go all-electric and meet growing consumer demand. Volvo Cars has announced that its vehic..
A new study conducted by researchers from Washington University School of Medicine explored the risk of COVID-19 transmission associated with students retu..
A new study conducted by researchers from Edith Cowan University explored the best options for consumers who are prone to experiencing muscle cramps after..
The U.S. housing market continues to pose challenges to buyers as prices continue to rise, along with interest rates. The combination makes monthly payment..
A congressional subcommittee has asked Elanco to voluntarily recall its Seresto flea and tick pet collars after thousands of complaints suggested that the..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,677,422 (29,611,..
It wasn’t long ago that President Joe Biden announced his goal of having 100 million Americans vaccinated during the first 100 days of his administration...
In a follow-up to the Biden administration’s announcement that it will give full debt relief to students defrauded by private, for-profit colleges, the U.S..
Workers across the U.S. are still trying to figure out if and when they’ll need to return to the office, but Ford employees now know exactly where they sta..
The National Football League (NFL) has reached a multi-year deal with Amazon for exclusive rights to Thursday Night Football games on Amazon Prime, beginni..
Many consumers struggle with taking time away from their desks during the workday; however, findings from a new study conducted by researchers from North C..
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Arizona explored the relationship between sleep and the grieving process.Their work showed..
Rising demand for gasoline and declines in available supply continued to push gasoline prices higher this week, and the end of those increases may not be i..
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is granting taxpayers a short reprieve when it comes to filing 2020 tax returns. Instead of the traditional April 15th d..
The Biden administration has begun a rollback of the Trump-era’s stand on students defrauded by for-profit colleges. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Ed..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,611,598 (29,551,..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to drink bottled alkaline water from a company called “Real Water.” The agency says it..
After previously stating that it wouldn’t do so, AT&T; announced on Wednesday that it will begin counting time spent streaming content from HBO Max toward..
Two telemarketers based in Texas have been slapped with a record $225 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for making approximatel..
AMC Theatres feels it’s safe to come out of the pandemic woods and reopen. A year after closing all of its locations due to COVID-19 concerns and six m..
A new study conducted by researchers from Ohio State University has explored the link between stress and consumers’ diet choices. According to their fi..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,551,973 (29,445,..
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Buffalo explored how prescription drugs may pose a health risk to older consumers. Their wo..
Several recent studies have highlighted the benefits associated with walking and staying active. Now, researchers from the University of Leicester have fou..
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is trying to moderate a recently discovered loophole that allows debt collectors to take Economic Impact Pa..
Honda said Tuesday that it’s pausing production at its factories due to a supply-chain issue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The automaker said most p..
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its annual “Dirty Dozen” list, ranking the pesticide residue levels of fruits and vegetables. This year,..
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating a crash in Detroit involving a Tesla vehicle that may have been in Autopilot mo..
Texas officials say the massive electric bills consumers were hit with in the wake of unprecedented frigid temperatures will be forgiven. On Tuesday, T..
Prospective homeowners who are frustrated by the lack of available homes for sale in 2020 may be about to catch a break. An industry survey suggests that h..
The average transaction price (ATP) of a new car or truck is near an all-time high, hitting more than $41,000 in February, according to Kelley Blue Book. S..
Nissan North America is recalling 807,376 model year 2016-2019 Nissan Sentras.The brake light switch may become contaminated, preventing the circuit fr..
Daimler Vans USA (DVUSA) is recalling three model year 2021 Mercedes-Benz Metris vans with an adjustable front passenger seat.The front passenger seat..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 2,529 model year 2018 GLE350s, GLE43 AMGs, and GLE400s with Continental tires. The vehicles' tires were cured for..
If you’re waiting for the mailman to deliver your $1,400 stimulus check, it’s on its way. However, if you’re in debt, that $1,400 might be gone before you..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 30,145,075 (29,446,..
Microsoft has released a “one-click” tool that enables smaller companies to patch the critical “Hafnium” vulnerability disclosed by the company earlier thi..
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has accused Walgreens of failing to halt suspicious prescription orders at Arkansas locations, thereby “substanti..
Facebook has agreed to pay News Corp Australia to show news content on its platform under a recently announced three-year contract. The tech giant held..
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg set out to rally the troops on Monday by launching a campaign that he hopes will bring 50 million people a step closer to gettin..
Purdue Pharma, maker of the opioid painkiller OxyContin, has proposed paying a larger financial settlement to resolve numerous lawsuits against it that acc..
Having an exercise routine is important for all consumers, but several studies have highlighted the benefits associated with pregnant women staying physica..
The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn more attention to disparities in internet access across the country. Now, researchers from Rice University have analyze..
Even with increasing vaccinations and the relaxation of coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, a new survey shows consumer behavior is unlikely to return to..
Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 128 model year 2021 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport vehicles. The lug bolt holes on the wheels may have been machin..
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that consumers are making it a priority to get their second dose of either the..
TurboTax says consumers aren’t likely to encounter the same frustrating delay in seeing their stimulus payment appear in their bank accounts as they may ha..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,446,321 (29,401,..
As promised, the government began distributing $1.400 payments to Americans over the weekend. Some people got their money as early as Friday while others w..
Toys “R” Us has been acquired by brand management company WHP Global. The toy retailer, which went bankrupt in 2017, was originally purchased by Tru Kids...
Google is facing a lawsuit over complaints that its Chrome browser still tracks users when they’re using incognito mode. Plaintiffs have complained tha..
Bitcoin took another wild ride over the weekend. On Saturday evening, the cryptocurrency leader hit an all-time high of $61,781, but it had rolled back to..
A new study conducted by researchers from the European Society of Cardiology found that exhaustion may increase the risk of men having a heart attack. They..
A new study conducted by researchers from Children’s Hospital Colorado has explored the risks associated with marijuana and breastfeeding. According to the..
Ford Motor Company is recalling about 2.6 million of the following: Model year 2006-2012 Ford Fusion, Model year 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Model year..
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,289,999 (29,158,..
A trial conducted in the U.K. has found that Novavax Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate is 96 percent effective in preventing cases of the original version o..
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected consumers both physically and mentally, and several recent studies have focused on the mental health concerns that have..
Verizon has announced that it’s expanding its 5G home internet service availability to 10 new cities this month. Verizon’s 5G home internet service wil..
President Biden’s Labor Department has blocked Trump administration rules that would make it easier to classify workers as independent contractors. The..
There’s good news for Chrome users who think Google’s internet browser is slow and a memory hog. The company says it’s made some big time improvements in t..
A special heads-up to everyone who shares their Netflix accounts with friends and relatives: The streaming video service is testing a new policy regarding..
Despite the economic hardship brought on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Americans paid an average of $41,066 for a new car or truck in February, a..
A new study conducted by researchers from Murdoch Children’s Research Institute explored some of the best practices and risks related to taking kids’ blood..
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic depressed gasoline prices for most of 2020 but now that the pandemic is a year old, gas prices are surging.The AAA..
Polaris of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 16,500 Model Year 2020-2021 RANGER 1000, RANGER CREW 1000, RANGER XP 1000, and RANGER CREW XP 1000 and Model Y..
With moving season nearly here, we decided to put together a quick list of our favorite moving hacks to make your next move easier than ever...
The winter storm that recently shook Texas may be an aberration for the Lone Star State's typically mild winter, but it put both homeowners and insurers in..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,158,244 (29,104,..
As the number of individuals immunized against COVID-19 continues to grow, health officials have updated their guidance for safely visiting nursing home re..
Kroger announced Thursday that it plans to administer one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines weekly. The grocery store chain said it has “significantly..
Facebook has moved to have government antitrust complaints against it dismissed on the grounds that the complaints fail to "credibly claim” that its behavi..
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill expanding background checks for gun sales on Thursday. Under current law, gun sales conducted by a lice..
If you have been working from home (WFH) during the last year and prefer it, a new report from the Conference Board says there’s a good chance you’ll be ab..
A new study conducted by researchers from the Medical College of Georgia suggests that cannabidiol, or CBD, may be beneficial to those at risk of developin..
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently released new recommendations that detailed a plan for consumers to be screened for lung cancer starting at..
With the House passage of the $1.9 trillion stimulus package Wednesday, rivers of money are about to start flowing to individuals, businesses, and state an..
Volvo Car USA is recalling certain model year 2021-2022 XC40 Recharge vehicles.The Battery Energy Control Module (BECM) microprocessor may reset and ca..
Four lots of a blood pressure drug called Spironolactone have ben recalled in the U.S. due to a potentially life-threatening packaging mistake. The U.S..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,104,508 (29,042,..
The economy was preparing to shut down a year ago as coronavirus (COVID-19) cases surged in the U.S. One industry bracing itself for the worst was the auto..
A month after President Biden moved to replace the federal government’s 650,000 unit gas-powered fleet for electric vehicles, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS..
A group of bipartisan senators has introduced a bill that, if passed, would make Daylight Saving Time year-round. In states still participating in Dayl..
As cruise lines learn how to navigate the choppy waters of returning to sea with a hopeful end to the pandemic in sight, Princess Cruises has decided to ex..
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine explored how head injuries could play into consumers’ risk of d..
Many parents worry about how much time their teens are spending on the internet. Now, a new study conducted by researchers from Concordia University has ex..
Target has introduced a brand of food and beverages aimed at consumers who want to indulge themselves a little, now that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemi..
Bravo Packing of Carneys Point, N.J., is recalling all Ground Beef and Performance Dog, a frozen raw pet food. The products may be contaminated with Sal..
J&J; Distributing of St. Paul, Minn., is recalling approximately 33 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry salads and wrap products. The products may b..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning people not to take a veterinary drug called Ivermectin to treat COVID-19. In a statement, the FDA sa..
On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was feeling a lot of love thanks to its guidance that gave vaccinated people the all-clear..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,042,262 (29,001,..
Despite a pandemic that threw the economy into reverse a year ago, Americans managed to pay off a record $82.9 billion in credit card debt, according to th..
The final $1.9 trillion stimulus bill being taken up by the House of Representatives doesn’t forgive any student loan debt, but one of its provisions would..
Apple has released an update that it says contains “important” fixes for several of its most popular devices. The company says all iPhone, iPad, Mac, a..
A COVID-19 variant that originated in Brazil and has now landed in five U.S. states can be neutralized by Pfizer’s vaccine, according to a study published..
Twitter has filed a lawsuit against Texas attorney general (AG) Ken Paxton over an investigation into its content moderation practices. The platform claims..
A new study conducted by researchers from Washington State University set out to explore the health risks incurred by night shift workers. According to..
Researchers continue to confirm the benefits that following a healthy diet can have on reducing consumers’ risk of heart disease. Now, a new study conducte..
Haro Bicycles of Vista, Calif., is recalling about 510 model year 2017-2020 Masi Evoluzione and Gran Corsa bicycles. The bicycle’s fork steerer tube can..
If you’ve gotten your COVID-19 vaccination and haven’t had a chance to hang out with your friends much since the pandemic began, it might be time to chill..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 29,001,272 (28,985,..
Security researchers are warning that four zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange are now being used in attacks against thousands of organizations...
Apple has partnered with Common Sense Media to launch curated collections of podcasts for children and families. Four collections of podcasts geared to..
Google has announced that it will be distributing $25 million in grants to nonprofits and social enterprises focused on empowering women and girls. The..
Sometimes things aren’t as they appear to be. After word from Google headquarters suggested that it was planning to axe third-party tracking cookies and st..
General Motors has committed to producing no gasoline-powered cars by 2030; Ford says it will only sell electric vehicles in Europe by 2035.You’d think..
Researchers continue to discover how detrimental exposure to air pollution is for consumers’ heart and lung health. Now, a new study conducted by researche..
How much screen time is too much for teens? While several studies have explored the potential risks associated with time spent in front screens, a new stud..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 79,017 model year 2021 F-150 and model year 2020-2021 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty trucks. During manufactu..
J&J; Distributing of St. Paul, Minn., is recalling multiple Taco, dip and sandwich products. The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogene..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 28,832,196 (28,763,..
You can add one more coronavirus-related cybercrime effort to the list of unthinkables. On top of work-at-home scams, tax scams, and phony vaccine websites..
Highway traffic deaths surged in 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council.In a year when accidents, injuries, and deat..
As climate change creates a better global environment for mosquitoes to thrive, and the risk of insect-borne diseases increases, finding a safe and effecti..
The Biden administration has added a valuable consumer advocate to its staff -- one of Big Tech’s harshest critics, Tim Wu. Wu’s specific job for the Biden..
A COVID-19 variant out of Brazil has now made its way to five U.S. states, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Health and the Center..
T-Mobile has advised users to turn off their device’s 5G connectivity in order to conserve battery life. On its website, the carrier says users can “to..
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh has identified a potential risk factor for heart disease in menopausal women. Ac..
Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) are calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to combat stalkers’ exploitation of people search we..
Texas refineries are mostly back on line, but gasoline prices continued their march higher this week with the average price 30 cents a gallon higher than a..
BMW of North America is recalling 14,011 model year 2020-2021 228i, 228i xDrive, and M235i xDrive vehicles. If the driver initiates an automatic closure..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 28,763,373 (28,725,..
Although Texas and Mississippi have announced that they will be lifting statewide mask mandates, consumers in the two states may still have to wear face co..
Consumers have been receiving the COVID-19 vaccine since mid-December, and Moderna emerged as one of two primary vaccination options early on. Though sever..
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may accelerate the trend of seniors staying in their homes as they age instead of moving to assisted living or long-ter..
Wanderlusters who have gotten their COVID-19 vaccinations and are looking for an early spring break may have had a wrench thrown in their plans. On top of..
The European Union (EU) is reportedly readying formal charges against Apple related to concerns of anti-competitive behavior on its App Store, as well as i..
The number of new COVID-19 cases and deaths reported weekly in U.S. nursing homes has dropped by 66 percent since December, according to a report from the..
The possibility that cryptocurrencies could become a part of everyday life has received a major vote of confidence. In a new report -- “Bitcoin At the Tipp..
A new study conducted by researchers from Penn State explored factors that could affect the likelihood of teens developing depression. According to the..
The Walt Disney Company is expected to benefit from the reopening of the economy this year, but one aspect of its business model during the coronavirus (CO..
Vitakraft Sun Seed of Weston, Ohio, is recalling one lot of Vitakraft Vita Smart Hedgehog Food.The product may be contaminated with Salmonella, and the..
BMW of North America is recalling nine model year 2021 X5 sDrive40i and X5 xDrive40i vehicles.The right front brake disc may have been assembled with i..
A top-selling flea and tick collar has reportedly been linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths and 1,000 incidents involving harm to humans, according to the Mid..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 28,725,592 (28,669,..
Texas became the first U.S. state to lift its mask requirements and give businesses the go-ahead to fully reopen on Tuesday. The lifting of virus restricti..
The current coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine shortage could end very soon. President Biden has announced that there will be enough vaccine doses available to..
Recent studies have found that COVID-19 can affect several organs throughout the body, including the brain and the heart. Now, researchers from the Was..
General Motors (GM) has announced that it’s extending its plant shutdowns due to the ongoing global semiconductor chip shortage. Plants will remain shu..
Sam Walton’s promise to “Bring it Home to the USA'' is about to hit new heights at Walmart. On Wednesday, the company announced that its support of America..
If you feel like internet ads follow you everywhere you go, there may be some good news on the horizon. In a monumental shift, Google is giving tracking te..
With much of the world turning virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic, having access to the internet and working computer equipment has been more essential t..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 106 model year 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles.The vehicles may have been produced with incorrect front lower control arms...
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 41,838 model year 2020-2021 GLE450s & GLE350s, and model 2020 GLS450s, GLE580s & GLS580s. During certain evasive ..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.)Total U.S. confirmed cases: 28,669,232 (28,609,..
The case for giving the U.S. airline industry another serious shot in the arm was made on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. In testimony made to lawmakers, Nicholas..
Smartphone addiction affects nearly 40 percent of college students, according to a study published Tuesday in Frontiers and Psychiatry. Researchers say tha..
President Joe Biden is set to announce Tuesday that Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, the Washington Post reported. The partne..
Twitter is continuing to take a hard line against misinformation. On top of its monitoring of false claims about COVID-19 in general, the company announced..
A new study conducted by researchers from Ohio State University has found that kids’ motivation to perform well in school may not be set in stone. Acco..
Consistently eating fruits and vegetables has been found to benefit consumers’ physical and mental health. Now, researchers from the American Heart Associa..
Obesity may weaken the efficacy of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, new data suggests. A team of researchers in Rome found that obese people who h..
For the first time since last March, all Apple Stores in the U.S. are open for business. It’s a sign of growing confidence that the coronavirus (COVID-19)..
Northern Tool & Equipment Company of Burnsville, Minn., is recalling about 3,640 Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generators.The generators have a wiring er..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 58 of the following vehicles: Model year 2017-2019 C300 s E300, Model year 2018-2020 CLA250s, 2020 CLS450s, ..
The recent Texas storm that left millions in the dark has just claimed its first corporate victim. Brazos Electric Power Cooperative Inc. -- one of the lar..
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.) Total U.S. confirmed cases: 28,609,645 (28..
Fraudsters have decided to play on the lack of cohesive information on how and where to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Desperate Americans have been goin..
An evenly divided Senate plans to begin debate this week on the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus bill after the House p..
Wasting no time, officials at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met over the weekend to grant emergency use authorization (EUA) to Johnson & John..
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Monday that it has launched an investigation into Toyota’s RAV4 vehicles. Regulators s..
Walmart announced Monday that it’s lifting the $35 minimum order requirement for its two-hour delivery service, “Express.” The move may give the retailer a..
In a video posted over the weekend, President Joe Biden implied that he supports the Amazon warehouse workers’ union drive happening in Bessemer, Alabama...
Air pollution can be a serious threat to consumers’ health and wellness, and now researchers from Stanford University are exploring the long-term risks rel..
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney found that many employers’ efforts to build morale and boost feelings of camaraderie can..
BMW of North America is recalling 20,963 model year 2011-2014 S 1000 RR/R/ HP4, R 1200 GS/GS Adventure/R/RT, K 1300 S, K 1600 GT/GTL/GTL Exclusive and mode..
Continental Tire the Americas is recalling 93,959 Continental, General, and Barum brand tires sold as original or replacement equipment. The tires were ..
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