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YouTube Kids—what parents need to know In a two-minute video sent to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday, consumer advocacy groups revealed flaws in a YouTube app designed to protect preschool children from… Read more

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Takata airbag recall expanded to 33.8 million cars In a safety campaign of historic proportions, 33.8 million vehicles equipped with defective airbag inflators will be recalled, according to a joint announcement from… Read more

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EcoBoost vs. EcoBoost: Which Ford F-150 is faster? How much engine does a pickup truck really need? The redesigned-for-2015 Ford F-150 takes this question to extremes, offering a puny-sounding 2.7-liter turbocharged… Read more

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Don’t let funeral homes overcharge you The last thing you need when grieving the loss of a loved one is to learn that the funeral home overcharged you for its services. Yet a sweep of 100 funeral homes in six locales by… Read more

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Best MPG cars for city and highway commutes Depending on how you drive and what your typical commute looks like, you may want to compare how a vehicle fares in city versus highway mileage. If you are consistently in… Read more

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Best MPG cars for city and highway commutes Depending on how you drive and what your typical commute looks like, you may want to compare how a vehicle fares in city versus highway mileage. If you are consistently in… Read more

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Honda Accord, CR-V warranties extended for excess oil consumption Honda has found that certain versions of the four-cylinder 2008 to 2011 Accord coupe and sedan and the 2010 to 2011 CR-V SUV may begin to experience… Read more

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BMW 7 Series updates bring higher tech BMW has shared details of its new 7 Series ultra-luxury sedan ahead of its August unveiling. Following tradition, the flagship sedan promises to be a technology tour de force, with… Read more

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Testing sun protective clothing In addition to using sunscreen, it’s important to wear sun protective clothing. Many hats, shirts, and other garments sport a UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) number. What we… Read more

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Should I use Flonase or Nasacort for my allergies? Both are a good option. Research suggests that nasal steroid sprays like fluticasone (Flonase Allergy Relief) and triamcinolone (Nasacort Allergy 24 HR) are the most… Read more

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What is noise in a photo? Read nearly any smartphone or camera review and you’ll come across a discussion of “image noise.” Typically, the writer will say the camera shoots decent images in good light, then… Read more

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2016 Chevrolet Camaro transforms the popular, modern muscle car Chevrolet has unveiled its latest machine to battle in the decades-old muscle car wars—the all-new, sixth-generation Camaro. Designed with a clear… Read more

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Is European sunscreen really better? Considering that more than 17 percent of the sunscreens we tested got an overall score of 90 or higher, it’s fair to say that Americans have access to some very good… Read more

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Federal crackdown on cramming is a win for consumers You’ve probably seen TV ads enthusiastically urging you to text a number to get your horoscope, find out the name of your perfect match, or get the latest celebrity… Read more

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Fiat 500X brings an Italian twist to mini crossovers If you like cute, they don’t get much more adorable than a Fiat 500. And now it has a big brother in the equally distinctive 500X crossover. The 500X has… Read more