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Worst U.S. cities for spring allergies

If you're cursing Mother Nature right now, we understand. The official start of spring was March 20, and yet signs of winter abound.

New GM recall affects 1.3 million cars

General Motors issued a new recall Monday affecting 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. for a sudden loss of power steering.

Hurricane Katrina inspires 800+ acre disaster training facility in GA

Guardian Centers may be a place to practice how to respond to a disaster, but that doesn't mean real danger is nonexistent.

FL teen becomes sneaker mogul from bedroom

Step into Jason Shatsky's room and you realize this West Boca Raton teen has some big ambitions. Jason is the founder of, a business that is bringing in some serious cash.

U.S. requires new cars to have backup cameras by 2018

Automakers will be required to install backup cameras in most new vehicles by May 2018, a federal agency announced Monday.

Hollywood studios back biblical epics in 2014

Forgive Darren Aronofsky if he’s begun to identify with the title character of his new film, “Noah.”

CONSUMER WATCH: costly tax errors

In the final days before the federal income tax filing deadline, things can get stressful. The IRS sees some of the same costly mistakes each year, so taxpayers should take a moment to review them avoid them.

FL valet's mistake sends car into water

If you ever worry a valet might scratch your car, just remember it could be a whole lot worse. A valet apparently forgot to put this car in park, Saturday night. It was 15 feet underwater by Sunday morning.

'Roomba' robot contains secret military technology

Imagine: you are sitting with friends, one day in the distant future, in a space-age house, while robot servants cook dinner, fold laundry and mow the lawn. Inevitably the question arises: "What was your first robot?"

TX: 4-year-old leukemia patient gets princess tea party, trip to Disney World

Many little girls dream of being a princess, a four-year-old in Texas, fighting leukemia got to be one for a day. All dressed up in their Sunday best, this group in flower mound had fairy tale flare.