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Facebook Connects With Brussels
Facebook activates its 'safety check' feature that allows users affected by a disaster to alert their friends that they're safe.
Time Warner Cable Deal Gets OK, With Online Video Conditions
The Justice Department has approved Charter's bid to buy Time Warner Cable, while the Federal Communications Commission is circulating an approval order
Modern Styling, New Tech, Fuel Economy Highlight New Malibu
Chevrolet has revamped the Malibu for 2016, making the family sedan look more modern and giving it more safety and technology features, including software that helps keep teen-agers safe and parents in the know
Consumer Reports Questions Quality of Tesla's Model X SUV
Tesla Motors' shares have come under pressure after Consumer Reports questioned the quality of its new Model X SUV
Sources: Automatic Braking to Be Standard in Most New Cars by 2022
More than 10 major auto manufactures and U.S. officials have agreed on a plan to make automatic emergency braking standard equipment on most cars by 2022, sources tell ABC News. The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety will make the announcement Thursday
How Dirty Is Your Humidifier?
Could steam from a humidifier also be spreading germs that can make you sick?
'GMA' Investigates: How Dirty Is Your Humidifier?
The steam from a humidifier is often seen as a way to prevent sore throats and dry sinuses, but many people don't know how to or how often they should properly clean their humidifiers, resulting in steam that could also be spreading germs. " Good Morning America " collected 10 humidifiers from
Zika Virus Outbreak: Consumer Reports Shares Best Zika-Fighting Repellents
With concern surrounding the Zika virus at an all-time high, Consumer Reports has re-released its exclusive ratings of mosquito repellents that best protect against the virus. The new release highlights the results regarding the Aedes Egypti mosquito, the mosquito known to carry and spread Zika.
Why Your Detachable Car Seat May Not be Quite as Safe as You Think
For many parents, nothing beats the convenience of a detachable car seat for a very young child. But new data reveals that using it for too long may be putting your most precious cargo at risk. In crash tests conducted by Consumer Reports , just 4 percent of dummies in rear-facing convertible car