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Shuttered stores come back to life for Halloween

They're ba-aack! Thousands of vacant spaces that are ghost towns for much of the year come to life as Halloween retailers.


An apple a day…

Kids’ fruit consumption has increased but the CDC says most still don’t get the daily recommended amount of fruit or vegetables.


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.

Sleeping Bed

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.

Hottie of the Day

Oct. 9, 2015