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An exclusive CBS2 investigation has uncovered that some passengers without background checks have been whisked through security reserved for pre-screened travelers at all three major Tri-State Area airports. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Potential Risk At Airport Security Checks?

Passengers without background checks have been whisked through the same lines reserved for pre-screened travelers, members of the TSA’s pre-check programs.

11/12/2014

Calvin Klein (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images).

New ‘Perfectly Fit’ Calvin Klein Ads Spark Outrage On Twitter

Popular designer Calvin Klein has come under fire for displaying a size 10 model in its ads for the ‘Perfectly Fit’ underwear line.

11/11/2014

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Nissan Recalls More Than 52,000 Vehicles Over Faulty Air Bags

Nissan is recalling more than 52,000 vehicles for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of metal into the passenger compartment.

11/09/2014

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Seen At 11: Expert Explains Coffee Tables, TVs, Shower Doors Shattering Without Warning

Imagine sitting in your living room and suddenly, your glass coffee table explodes, or while taking a bath, the shower door shatters.

11/07/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot: 53 Million E-Mail Addresses Also Stolen In Data Breach This Year

Hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to customers’ card data, Home Depot said Thursday.

11/06/2014

A boy in a car booster seat. (Credit: CBS2)

New Ratings Out For Best Children’s Car Booster Seats

Highway safety officials released new ratings Thursday for booster seats for children in cars, and it was a record year for the best bets.

11/06/2014

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NJ Man Charged $3,750, Not $37.50 For Bottle Of Wine At Bobby Flay Steak In AC

That’s really something to whine about!

11/06/2014

Jammers can be used to interrupt cell phone conversations, but they come with a serious risk. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Breaking The Rules To ‘Jam’ Annoying Cell Phone Conversations

If you have ever wished that you could flip a switch and put an end to another person’s annoying phone calls, you can, but there may be a hefty price to pay.

11/03/2014

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Seen At 11: ‘Key Cloning’ Could Give Crooks Access To Your Home Without Your Permission

You do everything to keep your home secure, but could you be opening your front door to crooks without even realizing it?

10/31/2014

'Fireball' whiskey is being pulled from shelves in Europe because it contains a chemical found in anti-freeze. (Credit: CBS 2)

Popular Drink ‘Fireball’ Whiskey Pulled From Shelves In Europe, Still Available In NY

It’s one of the fastest growing liquor brands in America, but Fireball whiskey is now being recalled in parts of the Europe because it contains an ingredient found in anti-freeze.

10/30/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out, Says He’s Proud To Be Gay

Cook wrote in the column, published Thursday, that it wasn’t an easy choice to publicly disclose that he is gay, but that he felt the acknowledgement could help others.

10/30/2014

A preservative used in baby wipes and other hygiene products has been linked to a painful rash. (Credit: CBS 2)

Recall Issued For Baby Wipes From Nutek Disposables Due To Bacterial Contamination

A voluntary recall was issued Monday for baby wipes manufactured by Nutek Disposables Inc., due to bacterial contamination.

10/27/2014

A Lukoil gas station (credit: CBS 2)

Fueling Up Is Getting Harder As Gas Stations Close Across U.S.

More than 100 years after America’s first retail gasoline station opened, the National Petroleum News reports that America’s 160,000 gas stations are slowly receding from the landscape.

10/21/2014

A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's current crash-testing facility August 19, 2010 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (credit: by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Officials Announce Recall To Replace Defective Airbags

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) – Your airbag may be defective. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is calling on owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, and GM vehicles to replace their Takata airbags. To check your […]

10/20/2014