This year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of disease-transmitting tick has been found in all of the lower 48 states, according to The Centers for Disease Control.
Three-day holiday weekends are one of the best times to find a mattress sale. To help you shop for a new bed, Consumer Reports scoured the market for Memorial Day mattress sales on our readers’ favorite brands.
The manufacturer of electric mowers for Greenworks and Kobalt recalled 28,000 mowers today because the circuit boards can short circuit and catch fire.
Like brushing, flossing, and eating vegetables, it’s important to wear sunscreen—whether we like it or not.
The best cars shine in our road tests, as well as with reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety, earning an impressive Overall Score.
A tire check should be part of your pretrip routine because a basic inspection can improve your safety and even help boost your fuel economy.
The 2017 Honda Civic Si has arrived, but instead of the powerful punch of pepper we'd hoped for, it's a little on the tame side.
Whether you’ve been using it all year or haven’t touched it in months, you should give your grill the once-over before the holiday weekend.
Before you toss the hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill this Memorial Day, think about where you should buy all your cookout food.
If your kids play sports, your weekends are filled with chauffeuring little athletes, supplying healthy snacks, and of course, the Search for Missing Cleats.
Grilling season can also be “burn season.” Maybe the fat on your rib-eye steak caught on fire, singeing your hand, or you touched the grill cover to see whether it was hot—only to discover that, yes, it was.
Swimming can be a great way to cool off during the summer. And it’s a healthy, low-impact aerobic exercise.
Arlene, Bret, Cindy, Don, Emily. Those are the names slated for this season’s first five Atlantic tropical storms.
Most people know that May 29 is Memorial Day this year. But for parents of college-bound kids, there’s another reason to circle May 29 on your calendar.
Americans like their high-tech driver-assistance features, but more are growing uncomfortable with the concept of giving full control to a self-driving vehicle, a new Massachusetts Institute of Technology study has found.
A much-anticipated analysis of GOP plans to overhaul the Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes it clear that health insurance could change drastically for most people, especially older ones, the sick, and the poor.
A federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday that could help determine the fate of the embattled Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its director, Richard Cordray.
If you tote your child from point A to point B in a Graco car seat, listen up: The company has recalled eight different car seat models after finding they may not adequately restrain a child.
You might want to pay attention if you own one of the diesel Ram pickups or Jeep Grand Cherokees at the heart of the federal government’s suit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that accuses the company of cheating on emissions tests.
SUVs are very versatile vehicles for transporting passengers and cargo, and now you don't have to sacrifice fuel economy to get the space and all-weather traction you want.