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Apr 7, 2013 at 9:48 PM PDT
Airlines keep shrinking the size of seats to stuff more people onto planes, those empty middle seats that once provided a little more room are now occupied and more people with tickets are being turned away because flights are overbooked.
Apr 2, 2013 at 8:48 PM PDT
But now Oregon legislators may be finally reeling in towers' exorbitant rates as they consider a bill that would limit the amount tow companies could charge.
Dec 6, 2012 at 4:07 PM PDT
Nobody likes to vacuum. But have you ever thought about how many miles you’ve vacuumed in your life? Consumer Reports has! Its testers vacuumed 16 miles of carpets and floors to assess 73 vacuums, costing from $80 to more than $1,000.
May 28, 2012 at 12:30 PM PDT
Across the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan's crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away - the first time a huge migrating fish has been shown to carry...
Dec 12, 2011 at 10:34 AM PDT
More than a dozen kids checked out the tablets by using them to read books, take pictures, and play for several days. And back in the lab, testers measured battery life and evaluated display quality and how easy a tablet is to use.
Nov 24, 2010 at 10:45 AM PDT
When 13-month-old Kylen Carrillo's parents rushed him to the hospital, doctors thought he'd swallowed a coin. Instead, it was much worse...
Mar 15, 2010 at 3:33 PM PDT
We spent more than $3 billion in just one year on professional carpet and upholstery cleaning. But you can save a lot of money if you want to tackle the task on your own.
Jul 16, 2009 at 4:50 PM PDT
An estimated 1.5 million people had laser eye surgery to correct their vision last year, a procedure that's often not covered by insurance. Consumer Reports says the expense, along with the fact that you're dealing with precious eyesight, makes...
Nov 29, 2007 at 9:36 PM PDT
Many stores pump up the volume of in-store music in the hopes of attracting young shoppers. But a KATU On Your Side investigation found that sound levels in some stores are so high it can damage hearing, especially for employees.
Jun 15, 2007 at 7:58 PM PDT
More than 80,000 pounds of beef, most never distributed to consumers, have been voluntarily recalled as a precaution by Washington Beef LLC, the company said Friday.