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FTC cracks down on $20 million telemarketing scam

  Federal regulators have stopped a major telemarketing scheme that they say scammed tens of thousands of elderly consumers out of more than $20 million.

Washington landslide: Families remember loved ones as death toll grows

With each passing day, the toll grows from a mountain that moved, a massive landslide that swallowed houses and trailers in Washington's Cascade Mountains.

Sailor so rich, he forgets about $100K yacht for 2 years

  It's one thing not to boast about your $100,000 yacht. It's another to be so rich, you actually forget you own one.

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 http://thirtysevenkicks.bigcartel.com/, 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.