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Lincoln Continental returns big, bold, and high tech The Lincoln Continental nameplate returns on a new concept car to be displayed at the New York auto show, previewing an all-new flagship sedan. Big bold, and… Read more

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2016 Smart ForTwo is safer, more powerful, and (hopefully) more refined When the first Smart went on sale in the United States, it gained a ton of interest for its distinct appearance and tiny size. This diminutive… Read more

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Smart ways to borrow Debt has gotten a bad rap for a very long time. The Bible, the Koran, the Talmud, Shakespeare, Adam Smith, and countless other sources of wisdom have all have gotten their jabs in. “A man in… Read more

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV replaces ML, adds plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz has followed Infiniti and Cadillac by renaming large parts of its model line. Making its world debut at the 2015 New York auto show is the GLE,… Read more

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV replaces ML, adds plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz has followed Infiniti and Cadillac by renaming large parts of its model line. Making its world debut at the 2015 New York auto show is the GLE,… Read more

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Mazda announces pricing of 2016 MX-5 Miata Last year, drivers were treated to the first glimpses of the fourth generation Mazda MX-5 Miata. The roadster departs from previous models in styling, but holds true to its… Read more

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Mazda announces pricing of 2016 MX-5 Miata Last year, drivers were treated to the first glimpses of the fourth generation Mazda MX-5 Miata. The roadster departs from previous models in styling, but holds true to its… Read more

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Ten for the long haul Almost any car can make it to 200,000 miles if you’re willing to throw enough money at it. But that doesn’t mean that keeping it is a good idea. A less expensive and more hassle-free… Read more

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Chia seeds deliver a nutritional boost, but they’re not for everybody Tiny “superfood” chia seeds are being mixed into dozens of food products—cereals, snack bars, yogurt, and drinks—just to name… Read more

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The truth about sleeping pills Heavily advertised prescription sleep drugs such as Ambien and Lunesta are sold with the promise of a good night’s rest. For the estimated 25 percent of Americans who occasionally… Read more

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Tax Gripe-o-Meter airs taxpayers’ complaints What’s really bugging us about preparing and filing our tax returns? Consumer Reports’ Tax Gripe-o-Meter highlights a few of our biggest gripes, including fears that someone… Read more

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Eat slow, lose weight Q. Does eating more slowly lead to eating less? A. It can, especially if you’re not overweight or obese. A recent study conducted at Texas Christian University found that when 35… Read more

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Mercedes-Benz makes a pickup? Giddy up, partner By the end of the decade, Mercedes-Benz will launch its first ever pickup truck. Yes, a real get-dirty midsized truck with a three-pointed star in its grille. While… Read more

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The medical bills you should never have to pay Back in 2007, Consumer Reports put out a call for stories about the health insurance coverage problems that consumers were facing. We received thousands of accounts of… Read more

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Sugru silicone-rubber adhesive sticks to its claims Who hasn’t wished to strengthen the charging cord of a cellphone, tablet, or laptop that’s begun to fray? Sugru is a moldable putty made of silicone… Read more