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Keurig Recalls ‘Mini Plus’ Coffee Makers

Keurig is recalling some 7 million of single-serve coffee brewing machines because of reported burns.

12/23/2014

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NLRB: McDonald’s Violates Rights Of Employees

The National Labor Relations Board issued complaints Friday against McDonald’s Corp. and its franchisees over worker rights.

12/19/2014

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Ford Expands Drivers Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

12/18/2014

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People Finding Their ‘Waze’ to Once-Hidden Streets

When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see bumper-to-bumper traffic crawling by their homes a year or so ago, they were baffled.

12/16/2014

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Chrysler Expands Air Bag Recall

Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force.

12/12/2014

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McDonald’s to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

McDonald’s is planning to trim its menu, review its cooking methods and maybe even get rid of some of the ingredients it uses to change perceptions that it serves junk food.

12/11/2014

A Lyft car drives along Montgomery Street on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is Rider Safety the Real Achilles Heel for Uber and Lyft?

The growth of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft so far has not been hindered by limits from government regulators and campaigns by taxi cab competitors. A bigger threat to the new industry’s impressive start could come from customers — if enough people stop using the services over fears that drivers aren’t safe.

12/11/2014

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Hyundai Recalls Nearly 43K Cars for Brake Lights

Hyundai is recalling nearly 43,000 luxury cars in the U.S. because the brake lights can fail to illuminate.

12/09/2014

A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's (TK Holdings Inc.) current crash-testing facility on Aug. 19, 2010 in Auburn Hills, Mich. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Air Bag Maker Balks at Coast-to-Coast Recall

Japan’s Takata Corp. rejected federal regulators’ demand Wednesday for an expanded, nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.

12/03/2014

A TransUnion survey finds that majority of Americans don't take into account how holiday shopping with credit cards can affect their credit scores. (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Holiday Shopping Can Hurt Credit Score

Survey finds that majority of Americans don’t take into account how holiday shopping with credit cards can affect their credit scores.

12/01/2014