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Steps should be taken to make America a quieter place, so says the National Academy of Engineering.
Plus, keeping kids safe from toxic jewelry and other dangers.
An unusual substance known as "dry water" could provide a new way to absorb and store carbon dioxide.
At a time when every dollar is precious, here are some bad spending habits to break.
Spending habits have changed, possibly for good, which creates a challenge for retailers.
Officially, the recession ended over a year ago; psychologically, it's still here.
A slower-than-expected recovery and regulation have depressed the shares of many bank stocks.
Producers hope a new name will ease confusion about the sweetener.
Big changes are on the way for mortgages, personal loans, and other financial products.
New letter grades for cars would continue a helpful trend.