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The Consumer Electronics Show brought the latest and greatest tech products to Chelsea (Credit: CBS2)

Latest And Greatest Gadgets Are On Display At Consumer Electronics Week

If you love gadgets and electronics the latest and greatest products are being unveiled in Chelsea.

06/24/2015

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Niagara Issues Voluntary Recall For Bottled Spring Water

Niagara Bottling issued a voluntary recall over concerns that one of its water sources is contaminated with E. coli.

06/22/2015

A close-up of the front of the US 10-dollar bill. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman To Appear On New $10 Bill; Who Should It Be?

Move over Alexander Hamilton! The $10 bill will soon feature a woman, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Wednesday night.

06/18/2015

Departing Plane (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Airlines Push Back Against Comparison-Shopping Travel Websites

Before booking a flight, many travelers shop around online to find the best deal. However, airlines don’t necessarily want consumers cashing in on sky-high savings.

06/16/2015

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Airline Industry Group Recommends Downsizing Carry-On Luggage Limit

A trade group of airlines recommended the change to solve a dilemma: passengers shut out of overhead space on crowded planes.

06/10/2015

Brandon Frame, founder of The Black Man Institute (Credit: CBS2)

Interview: Connecticut Man Working To Change Alarming Trend For Black Men

The NAACP says one in three black men born today can expect to spend time in prison during his lifetime.

05/31/2015

FILE -- Omega Mckenzie gets into a moving truck moments before leaving for Atlanta, Georgia from Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Better Business Bureau Offers Tips For People Hiring Movers

New York’s Better Business Burea wants to make sure everyone moving gets a fair deal.

05/18/2015

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Buys AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.

05/12/2015

Kristine Johnson tries out a CVAC pod for feeling better and better health. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Sitting Around For Better Health?

A new technology offers users a chance to feel better, by simply sitting inside of a pod.

05/08/2015

FILE -- A NJ TRANSIT bus (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Fair Lawn Couple Says Evening Was Ruined When NJ Transit Bus Skipped Their Stop

A couple in Bergen County missed a Broadway show when their New Jersey Transit bus didn’t show, and another one drove right by them.

05/01/2015

Critics say this label on Bud Light bottles makes light of sexual assault. (Credit: via Reddit)

Bud Light Stirs Controversy With Labels Promoting ‘Up For Whatever’ Campaign

The label on the outside of a beer bottle has left a bad taste in some people’s mouths. It’s part of Bud Light’s ‘Up For Whatever’ campaign.

04/28/2015

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Cell Carriers To Reimburse Customers For Misleading ‘Cramming’ Charges

You could be owed hundreds of dollars from your cell phone company and not even know it.

04/27/2015

Experts say hackers could be using baby monitors to remotely invade your home. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Cyber Spies Could Target Your Child Through A Baby Monitor

Baby monitors are supposed to be your eyes and ears when you aren’t in the same room as your child, but hackers could use them to look into your life.

04/21/2015

Kraft announced plans to change the recipe for its iconic macaroni and cheese. (Credit: CBS2)

Kraft Announces Plans To Change Recipe For Iconic ‘Macaroni And Cheese’

Big changes are coming to an old familiar food. Kraft is changing the recipe of its popular macaroni and cheese.

04/20/2015

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Helpful Tips On How To Spend, Or Save, Your Hard-Earned Tax Return

Hopefully you are one of the millions of Americans who will see a little extra green in your pockets from a tax refund. But what should you do with your new found cash?

04/15/2015

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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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