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Kelley Blue Book Reveals 2015 Best Car Buys

Nov 25
According to Kelley Blue Book, nearly 17 million vehicles could be sold in the United States next year. Kelley Blue Book is trusted for researching and assessing the value of automobiles.

Redbox Raising DVD Rental Rates by 25 Percent

Nov 25
Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.

When Should Holiday Shoppers Buy Online?

Nov 24
American consumers, start your engines. This weekend kicks off the holiday shopping season. Jill Schlesinger has what you need to know in her look at the business week ahead.

UK Police Spied on Reporters for Years, Docs Show

By Raphael Satter | Nov 24
Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.

Gift Guide: Help Your Selfie with Some Add-On Gear

By Ron Harris | Nov 23
Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you by.

Russia May Be Watching You: Home Cameras Not Secure

By Danica Kirka | Nov 23
A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.

Tips on Getting Deals During Black Friday Blitz

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 21
Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since Halloween, but experts say Thanksgiving weekend still lives up to the hype of serving up the season's best bargains from TVs to clothing.

Some in NSA Warned of a Backlash

By Kan Dilanian | Nov 21
Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed.

Safety Agency to Push for National Air Bag Recall

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 19
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure - and even kill - a driver.

Senate Blocks NSA Phone Records Measure

By Ken Dilanian | Nov 19
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

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