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Government Ups Air Bag Warning to 7.8M Vehicles

The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.

10/22/2014

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Target Offers Free Shipping On All Items For the Holidays

Target Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws itself in the ring to compete better with the likes of Amazon.

10/22/2014

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Apple Pay Q&A: What You Need to Know

Apple’s mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There’s no need to pull out your credit card.

10/21/2014

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Lockheed Martin Claims Breakthrough In Nuclear Fusion Technology

The defense contractor promises nuclear fusion generators would be much smaller, about the size of a semi-truck.

10/16/2014

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Artisanal Ciders Give Growers a New Revenue Stream

With hard cider making a hardcore comeback across the country, apple growers are tapping a juicy new revenue stream by establishing farmstead cideries and planting varieties too tart or tannic for the lunchbox but perfect for smashing and fermenting into distinctive artisanal brews.

10/16/2014

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HBO to Offer Stand-Alone Streaming Service

Premium cable channel HBO plans to offer a stand-alone version of its popular video-streaming service in 2015.

10/15/2014

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Macy’s to Open Even Earlier on Thanksgiving

Macy’s Inc. is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers.

10/15/2014

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Facebook, Apple Pay for Egg Freezing, Sperm Donors

Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?

10/15/2014

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Liquid Nicotine Exposures Up Sharply Among Kids

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also has spiked.

10/14/2014

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McDonald’s Invites Questions About Its Food

McDonald’s wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef.

10/13/2014