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Labor Secretary Tom Perez: How to Fix Inequality in America

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:00pm
U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez talked to In Plain Sight about poverty, low-wage work, and the thorny problem of inequality in America.

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How Do (or Should) Air Bags Work?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:49pm
How can a system designed to protect drivers and passengers cause them harm? Here's how air bags work.

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ID Theft Can Take Heavy Emotional Toll on Victims

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:15pm
Victims of identity theft can feel incredibly vulnerable and helpless, because the system didn’t work for them.

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Wal-Mart Closes Loophole on PlayStation 4 Scam

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:40pm
No more super-cheap PlayStation 4 consoles. Wal-Mart has locked down its price-matching policy to prevent fraud.

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Kim Kopf: 'The Airbag is What Killed My Sister'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:30pm
Kim Kopf, speaking about the conditions surrounding the death of her sister, her only sibling, says that her family remains convinced that her death was as a result of a faulty airbag.

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National Air Bag Recall Not Needed, Takata Exec Says

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:29pm
Takata's quality chief tells lawmakers that its tests show air bag recalls should be limited to regions of high absolute humidity.

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Uber Hires Privacy Czar and Launches Audit

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:29pm
The firm Hogan Lovells "will conduct an in-depth review and assessment" of Uber's practices and make recommendations.
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SEC Suspends Trading at Firms Over Alleged Ebola Claims

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:24pm
The SEC suspends trading in four companies that allegedly claim their products or services will stem or manage the Ebola outbreak.
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Most To Hit Road for Thanksgiving Since 2007

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:00pm
AAA predicts 46.3 million will hit the road this Thanksgiving, the highest since just before the recession hit.
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Black Friday Deals? Shoppers Are Pretty Skeptical

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:47am
Already weeks into promotions for early Black Friday discounts, a new study finds that more people are taking a wait-and-see approach.

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Wine-Lovers Bathe in Beaujolais

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:41am
A group of Japanese wine-lovers celebrated the uncorking of 2014's Beaujolais Nouveau by taking a dip in a 'wine bath.'

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5 Million Strollers Recalled Over Fingertip Amputations

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:41am
Baby product manufacturer Graco is recalling almost 5 million strollers to fix a problem that could cause a child’s fingertip to be amputated.

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Arizona Sues GM, Says It Hid Safety Flaws

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:18am
Arizona filed a lawsuit against General Motors Co, claiming the automaker put the public at risk by concealing safety defects

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Russian Webcam Hackers Spy on Bedrooms and Offices

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:11am
Feeds from countries around the world showed a variety of public and private locations, from offices, shops and sidewalks to children's bedrooms.

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Obesity Costing the Global Economy Trillions

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:18am
Around 3.4 million adults die every year because they are overweight or obese.

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Minivans Aren't as Safe as You Think, Tests Show

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:56am
One vehicle tested by IIHS was described as "one of the worst crash tests we've ever seen."

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Price of Thanksgiving Dinner Rises: How to Split Costs

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:55am
That traditional turkey feast can get expensive, particularly if family and friends are joining you for the feast.

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Et Tu, JetBlue? Airline to Add Bag Fees on Cheap Tickets

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:36pm
It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.

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