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Fifty nifty: At long last, Election Day is finally drawing nigh nationwide. Voters have a wide array of state and local ballot initiatives to choose from this year, many of which directly address major consumer issues of many kinds. So we’re helping you break those down, with a state-by-state guide.
We know where you've been: Should police need a warrant to obtain your cellphone location data? The U.S. Supreme Court is looking at two cases that ask just that.
Expectations vs. reality: Despite popular TV shows hyping the “tiny home” movement, the folks who build these diminutive dwellings downplay talk of a miniature housing boom.
Badvertising: Since sketchy advertising might make you think less well of the company running it, some media outlets are quietly disappearing the bars that always seem to end up full of “one weird trick” and bogus “celebrity death” stories.
Paying up: In a first for the company, McDonald's has agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the company was liable for labor law violations by a California franchisee.