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A Dora the Explorer guitar, dragster cars with small wheels and finger-fidget desktop magnets are among the toys that consumer advocates are warning about as the holiday buying season begins.
Toys are safer than ever before, consumer advocates say, but parents should remain vigilant in keeping their little ones away from powerful magnets and small items that can easily cause choking.
Shoppers awaiting this week's traditional kick-off of the holiday shopping season should find plenty of safe toys for children, but consumer advocates say some dangers still lurk.
Hidden dangers lurk in some of those less-expensive toys that parents might grab as stocking stuffers this time of year _ like a Sesame Street Oscar the Grouch doll.
The Senate sided with retailers over bankers Wednesday, voting to let the Federal Reserve move forward with a plan to cap the “swipe fees” the financial institutions charge merchants to accept their customers' debit cards -- but it is still unclear what impact the decision will have on consumers.
A two-year Justice Department investigation has ended in a settlement with two of the largest U.S. credit card companies and, according to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., a bonus for consumers who might find a little extra money in their pockets.
A few months ago, Dawn Connor was just another college student, attending night courses to become a veterinary technician and practicing her trade by spaying and neutering dogs and cats from a local shelter.
The narrow split between liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices was evident throughout the court's most recent term, with one prominent exception: business cases.