Consumer News

As Deadline Looms, Merchants And Consumers Not Ready For New Chip-Enhanced Credit CardsOnly about a quarter of businesses nationwide have the new machines needed to meet Thursday's deadline and many credit card users don't even have the new cards in their wallets.
Seen At 11: Airline Cost Cuts Could Expose Passengers To Unsanitary ConditionsA meeting of scientists from the American Society of Microbiology revealed that disease-causing bacteria will linger on plane surfaces for up to a week.
87-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman Mistakenly Declared Dead Gets Benefits BackA Brooklyn woman who said she lost all her health benefits because she was declared dead has gotten her benefits back, CBS2 has learned.
Facebook Down For Second Time In Four DaysThe world's biggest social network isn't being very social lately.
UPS Announces Service Impacts During Papal VisitSince security measures will be in place, UPS is implementing contingency plans to minimize service impacts during Pope Francis' visit to Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia September 22-27.
Goodwill Goes High-End, Opens Dozens Of Upscale ‘Boutique’ Locations If you long for designer duds, but don't want to pay designer prices we've got good news for you.
Experts Say Most Merchants Can’t Require ID With Credit Card PurchasesWith 97 shopping days left until Christmas, it's about time for credit card use to go into overdrive.
EPA Says VW Intentionally Violates Clean Air Standards, Orders Carmaker To Fix Nearly 500k VehiclesVW, which owns Audi, faces billions of dollars in fines, although exact amounts were not determined.
Woman Says Injuries From Dunkin Donuts Fall And Spill Changed Her LifeA New Jersey woman said a routine morning coffee run changed her life forever.
Customers On A Budget Can Score Massive Discounts On Recycled KitchensJonathan and Barbara Pessolano have a budget for their new kitchen and high-end taste, a tough combination.
New Car Seat Regulations Aimed At Improving Safety For Young Passengers In New JerseyNew child safety seat regulations will go into effect in New Jersey on Tuesday.
Card Player Swings Back At Borgata’s Cheating AllegationsA professional gambler accused of cheating an Atlantic City casino out of $9.6 million by seeking an unfair edge at cards says the casino has its own method of gaining an advantage.