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Jury still out on whether e-cigarettes will help you quit

here isn’t enough evidence yet to say whether e-cigarettes are safe or effective for helping people quit smoking, new U.S. guidelines on tobacco cessation conclude.


Why you should never pay for a large iced drink at Starbucks

Are you a Starbucks junkie? Here are 8 tips to help save you cash while getting your caffeine fix.


Do you ‘like’ or ‘dislike’ this new Facebook option?

Facebook users took to the social media site on Wednesday to react to the company's decision to test what Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg called a "dislike button" - and not everyone liked the idea.


Recaro recalls child car seats

Recaro Child Safety is recalling more than 173,000 car seats in the U.S. because the top tether can detach from the seat in a crash.


Finding a Disney cruise for less

Disney cruises can be expensive, but you do not have to choose between sailing with Mickey and sending your children to college someday. Necessarily.


Taco Bell joins fast-food booze bandwagon

The chain will debut a new restaurant concept next week that dumps the drive-thru and brings on the booze.


Order some groceries from Target

The Minneapolis-based discounter is testing the online grocery delivery waters.


Parents beware: Tricycles injure thousands each year

A new study cautions parents about the dangers of tricycles for kids.


New app lets makeup shoppers ‘Try It On’

Using facial recognition technology, consumers can snap a selfie, scan a bar code on their phone, and instantly know what they'll look like with that new shade of lipstick.


It’s ‘ridiculous:’ Kmart beefs up layaway, eyeing even earlier holiday shopping

It's only September but things are already beginning to look a lot like Christmas.


Apple reinvents the pencil, unveils bigger iPad

While it isn't officially fall yet, it is Apple season.

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Trouble sleeping? There’s an app for that

Insomniacs, light sleepers and others who blink bleary eyes every morning could be the next target of technology companies looking to come up with ideas to improve any given aspect of consumers' lives.

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Overturned Vehicle Adds To 29 Woes

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An overturned vehicle adds to the traffic woes on 29 North.

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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

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‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook


The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.

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Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

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Tsaye Lemar Simpson faces several charges, including assaulting a police officer.

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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.