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Complaints about cars top annual ranking of most popular U.S. consumer gripes

welcomia/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Consumers complained about cars more than anything else in 2016, according to an annual report released by consumer watchdogs on Thursday.The list compiled by the ...

Tech and transport stocks dip as Wall Street gives back some of previous day's gains

JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Struggles on Wall Street Thursday for tech and transport stocks, as two of the three major indices fell back following Wednesday gains.The Dow Jones Industrial ...

American Airlines introduces new baggage alerts

American Airlines (NEW YORK) -- Yet another airline has announced a system to help passengers track their baggage as they travel.American Airlines introduced an alert system this week that ...

Amazon to host nation's largest job fair as part of 'Jobs Day'

Amazon (NEW YORK) -- Amazon plans to hold the largest job fair in the country next month as it posts thousands of jobs across its fulfillment network, the company ...

Experts warn parents how Snapchat can hook teens with 'streaks'

Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Teens are on their phones more than six-and-a-half hours a day, according to the nonprofit Common Sense Media. More than half of teens ...

Positive day on Wall Street as AT&T reports stronger than expected profits

tarabird/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Communications stocks climbed on Wednesday as the major indices on Wall Street all ended higher. But health stocks weren't as lucky.The Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

Uber adding fee for return of lost items

Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Ride sharing service Uber will begin charging a fee to return lost items.According to tech site Engadget, the company recent updated ...

'Secret' Disney menu item and food challenge discovered

AJ Wolfe/Disney Food Blog (ORLANDO, Fla.) -- With Disney fanatics all over the world, it's sometimes difficult for fans to discover anything new.For the die-hards, we bring you the ...

Couple one visit away from visiting every Cracker Barrel in America

Tim Boyle/Getty Images (GOSHEN, Ind.) -- Ray and Wilma Yoder of Goshen, Indiana, are on a quest to make Cracker Barrel history.The couple, married for 60 years, are just ...

Microsoft to keep Paint program after 'outpouring of support' from fans

@Microsoft/Twitter (REDMOND, Wash.) -- Microsoft said it would keep developing its Paint program on Monday amid fears that the 32-year-old application might be killed off in the next Windows ...

'I actually said no the first time:' Why Marie Claire's Editor-in-Chief almost turned down the job

@annefulenwider/Instagram (NEW YORK) -- It was 2011, and Anne Fulenwider was at a crossroads. After spending years editing glossy periodicals, she had landed a dream job. It was something ...

Tech company workers agree to have microchips implanted into their hands

iStock/Thinkstock (MILWAUKEE) -- Some workers at a company in Wisconsin will soon be getting microchips in order to enter the office, log into computers and even buy a snack ...

Oklahoma teacher panhandles to raise money for school supplies

Courtesy Teresa Danks (CLAREMORE, Okla.) -- An Oklahoma teacher frustrated by having to dig into her own pocket to pay for classroom supplies took to panhandling to get her ...

Couple ditches wedding cake for awesome cake piñata instead

Luke & Mallory Photography (LOS ANGELES) -- One Los Angeles couple decided to ditch the traditional wedding cake at their nuptials. Instead, they chose a customized wedding piñata cake.Karen ...

US stocks close mixed as Nasdaq reaches new record

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday with the Nasdaq Composite logging another record.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 66.90 (-0.31 percent) to finish at 21,513.17.The ...

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