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A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of October 8, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ebola, Other Worries May Have Contributed To Rough Day On Wall Street

Stocks were deep in the red again on Wednesday, although they did rebound from a mid day swoon. At the closing bell the Dow was down 173 points at 16,141. Earlier in the day it had dipped below 16,000 for the first time since February.

10/15/2014

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JPMorgan Chase Breach Heightens Data Security Doubts

The New York-based bank disclosed Thursday that the breach compromised customer information pertaining to roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.

10/03/2014

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Teens Distracted By Smartphones May Be Putting Themselves At Risk For Serious Injuries

We have all been told about the problems of distracted teenage drivers. Now, a new report finds that phones can also lead to accidents when teens are walking.

10/01/2014

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars after the shutdown of two orthodontic offices, including this one on Fordham Road in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Dental Patients Out Thousands After Offices Suddenly Shut Down

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars following the sudden shut down of two offices in Washington Heights and the Bronx. Now, they are calling for an investigation, and begging for their money back.

09/30/2014

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Cadillac Headquarters To Set Up Shop In New York Offices In 2015

General Motors’ 112-year-old luxury car division, founded in Detroit and named for the city’s founder, is moving its headquarters to New York.

09/23/2014

A growing number of chain restaurants are turning to E-Ordering technology. (credit: CBS 2)

Growing Number Of Restaurant Chains Are Turning To ‘E-Ordering’ Technology

At fourteen Panera locations customers will find a kiosk where they can order and pay, food is then delivered to their table.

09/22/2014

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys"R"Us in Times Square on Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.  Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

As Summer Fades, Retailers Set Their Sights On The Holiday Shopping Season

There was a chill in the air and a bit of winter this week, but is it too soon to shop for the winter holidays? Many retailers are ready when you are.

09/19/2014

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As The Summer Travel Season Ends, Gas Prices In New Jersey Are Falling

With summer wrapping up and New York area residents going on fewer road trips, gas prices are falling.

09/19/2014

Lines of people wait to get in the Apple store on Fifth Avenue on September 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo credit: CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Line Up Outside Apple Stores As iPhone 6 Goes On Sale

Many would-be buyers waited in line for days, including thousands that lined up for blocks near Apple’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue.

09/19/2014

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IKEA Recalls Children’s Gunggung Fabric Swing Over Breakage Risk

IKEA is recalling its Gunggung fabric swing because the suspension fitting that attaches the swing to its steel hooks could break, causing a fall that could injure a child.

09/16/2014

Experts weighed in on the hottest fashion trends for the fall season. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fall Fashion: The Hottest Trends For Cooler Weather

Autumn is almost here, so what’s hot when it comes to fall fashion trends? Check out the must-have fashions for when temperatures cool down.

09/12/2014

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35,000 Thruway Drivers Overcharged On E-Z Pass Bills Due To Electronic Error

The New York State Thruway Authority said that an electronic error led to some 35,000 drivers being overcharged by a small amount.

09/11/2014

Video shows a health aide refusing to help Peter Mazza, 99, after he falls. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Home Aide Services Under Fire For Putting The Elderly At Risk

Nearly 4 million elderly Americans are abused every year, but experts say finding good home health care is particularly difficult.

09/08/2014

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Labor Day Gas Prices Decrease For First Time In Years

The Labor Day Weekend is underway and for nearly 35 million Americans, that means finishing the first part of a road trip.

08/30/2014

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Hoboken Police, Lawmakers Putting The Brakes On UberX

A little-known law is forcing passengers out of UberX cars and costing drivers big bucks.

08/28/2014

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International Toy Fair At Javits Center

The Jacob Javits Center has turned into a huge playground. The 108th Annual International Toy Fair is in Manhattan this week showcasing the hottest trends in the industry.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria's Secret at Victoria's Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Adriana Lima Models $2 Million Victoria’s Secret Bra

Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria’s Secret at Victoria’s Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City.

Filene's Running of the Brides

Filene’s Basement Running Of The Brides

Deal-hungry women create an annual spectacle.

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