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Justice Department Says It’s Looking Into Possible Airline Price Fixing

The Obama administration is looking into possible coordination among airlines to artificially keep airfares high.

07/01/2015

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Average Sales Price Of Manhattan Apartment Reaches Record High Of $1.87 Million

It’s going to cost you a lot of green to buy a home in Manhattan.

07/01/2015

UPS is accused in a lawsuit of charging different prices for same-sized packages. (Credit: CBS2)

Suit Claims UPS Charged Customers Different Rates For The Same Sized Packages

An allegation lodged by the Department of Consumer Affairs claims that Whole Foods mislabeled weights on pre-packaged foods.

06/26/2015

An example of the women's tops being recalled by Lululemon. (credit: Lululemon.com)

Lululemon Recalls Women’s Tops With Elastic Draw Cords

The concern is that the cord can get caught on an object, get drawn out and snap back in someone’s face, causing injury, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

06/25/2015

Neda Shilian undergoes a cosmetic procedure called cool sculpting to reduce arm flab. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Women Turn To Extreme Measures To Become Armed And Fabulous

Summer is the season for bare arms, but for some women no amount of exercise will help them get those coveted arms, so they are turning to extremes to become armed and fab.

06/24/2015

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

Niagara bottled water (Niagarawater.com)

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

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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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