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Target Plans $2 Billion in Cost-Cutting Moves

NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp. plans $2 billion in cost cuts over the next two years through corporate restructuring and other improvements. Read more »

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FDA Issues Warning on Men's Testosterone Drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is warning about the overuse of testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of U.S. men, saying the popular treatments have never been proven safe or effective for treating common signs of aging like low libido and fatigue. Read More »

US Considers Banning Type of Popular Rifle Ammunition

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing the ban of some types of 5.56 mm rounds - or .223-caliber - used in AR-15-style rifles because the bullets can also be used in some new types of handguns. Read More »

US Adds 2 Models to Probe of Ford Door Latches

DETROIT (AP) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday it's including the 2013 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ midsize cars to the probe of latches on 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta compact cars. Read More »

Ask Amy: Perfect Bacon Bowl

MARION -- Calling all bacon lovers! If you're looking to kick your breakfast up a few notches, there may be just the product for you. Read More »

Top 10 List of Consumer Complaints in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois attorney general's office received nearly 21,800 complaints from consumers in 2014. Here's a look at the top categories and the number of complaints. Read More »

Vilsack: Smart Phones Could Tell Consumers What's in Food

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smart phone. Read More »

Regulators Approve Tougher Rules for Internet Providers

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T. Read More »

Google Releases Work Tools Designed for Android Phones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on smartphones running on the company's Android software. Read More »

TJ Maxx, Marshalls to Raise Pay

NEW YORK (AP) - TJX Cos., the owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores, says it will boost pay for U.S. workers to at least $9 per hour. Read More »

Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating the company's dry dog food. Read More »

More Women Switch Birth Control

WSIL -- A new study from the Centers for Disease Control finds that more women are choosing long lasting, reversible forms of birth control. Read More »

GM Compensation Claims and Recalls

DETROIT (AP) - The death toll from crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 57. Read More »

Health Care Workers: Low Wages, High Demand

WSIL -- As Baby Boomers get older, we're seeing a rising need for home care workers. But data shows the higher demand for caretakers isn't being reflected in their pay. Read More »

IRS: Your Chances of Getting Audited Lowest in a Decade

WASHINGTON (AP) - In 2014, fewer than 1 percent of individual tax returns were audited, the lowest rate since 2004. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says the number of audits is likely to decline again this year. Read More »

Cadillac Recalls ATS Cars to Fix Hair-Trigger Sunroof Switch

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling about 67,000 Cadillac ATS compact sports sedans to fix a problem with the power sunroof controls. Read More »

US Automakers Improve in Magazine's Annual Brand Rankings

DETROIT — Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine's annual brand report cards. Read More »

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