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Oct. 7, 2015—A clause that’s in financial-company contracts that requires consumers who have a dispute to submit to arbitration is costly to consumers.
Oct. 7, 2015—Microsoft continues its push into consumer electronics. Its newest product: a notebook computer.
Oct. 6, 2015—Food and Drug Administration has approved an injectable medication to treat adults who have schizophrenia.
Sept. 15, 2015—After a year’s absence from the market, the MINI Cooper Clubman is back and bigger than ever.
Ride-sharing services claim to be more convenient than taxis are, but issues remain.
Many experts say e-cigs are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes are, but no independent research has studied the issue.
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Oct. 8, 2015—Forest River recalled 2011-2016 Coachmen Pursuit, Mirada and Encounter motor homes that were manufactured from March 1, 2011, through Sept. 11, 2015, because the trailer-hitch-attaching bolts and nuts might have been tightened improperly, which could allow the hitch to detach during use.
Oct. 8, 2015—General Motors recalled 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave vehicles that were manufactured from Aug. 18, 2015, through Sept. 24, 2015, because the windshield-wiper motor might overheat when used.
Oct. 8, 2015— Safety 1st recalled its Décor Wood highchairs in three models, because a child can remove the highchair’s tray, posing a fall hazard.
Oct. 8, 2015—Bed Handles is reissuing its recall of bed handles after a reported fourth death.
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