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Good News: Disney's "Maleficent" Is Getting a Sequel

Bad news: Angelina Jolie has not said yes to the film yet.<p>Deadline reports Disney is moving forward with plans to produce a sequel to <i>Maleficent.</i> *Praise hands emoji,* amirite? Except not so fast. There's a tiny dark cloud lurking over this magical occasion.<p>While the original screenwriter Linda …

Ukraine fuel depot fire kills 1, several injured near Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian firefighters on Tuesday managed to contain a major blaze that had engulfed a fuel depot near Kiev, preventing it from …

During a decade of rebellion and rock 'n' roll, what 8-track graced your 1972 Dodge #Challenger? #TBT

Social Security, Ten Years From Now

For the Huffington Post's 10th anniversary I was invited to predict what Social Security might look like 10 years from now. That future is filled with both possibility and shadowed by danger.<p>To understand exactly how rich those possibilities are, let's begin by looking back 10 years.<p><b>Dark Days</b><p>In …

A Spring Fest Roundup of 5.7-Liter HEMI® Engine Cover Artwork

<i>By Steve Magnante</i><p>The ninth annual Spring Festival of LXs is now over, and its 1, 200-plus participants are — by now — back to work and getting set …

Tesla Owners Take Protest To Michigan; Dealer-Backed State Ban Targeted

Tesla Motors' direct sales business model has met considerable opposition from auto-dealer associations in several states.<p>Lobbying efforts have …

Tesla

Ronda Rousey Sets Cris Cyborg Timeline for UFC Showdown, Rules Out TUF Rumours

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey claims she is prepared to wait a further two years to secure a fight with Cris "Cyborg" Justino before "moving on with my life."<p>Current Invicta FC champion Justino is reluctant to drop down to 135 pounds, but she is now under contract with UFC owners …

Ronda Rousey

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Outdoorsman Crew Cab 4×4 Update 5

Hauling Motorcycles and Scooters with a Narrow, Short Box<p>Since its last update, our 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Outdoorsman Crew Cab 4×4 has been busy hauling two-wheeled vehicles. Copy editor Kara Snow and associate online editor Austin Lott used the Ram to move a pair of classic Vespa scooters and a …

FCA US

Volkswagen Group Details New W-12 Likely for Bentleys, Audi A8

Volkswagen Group is preparing for a future of efficiency, and that future includes electrically-supercharged three-cylinder engines as well as new W-12 powerplants.<p>In Vienna this month, Volkswagen showed off its new 1.0-liter three-cylinder TSI, which features genes from the Polo WRC rally car. …

Volkswagen

Obama administration approves drilling in Arctic - CNNPolitics.com

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Obama administration, citing "rigorous safety standards" and a long review process, has granted conditional approval to energy giant Shell to begin oil drilling in the Arctic waters off the coast of Alaska.<p>The Interior Department wrote in a statement that Shell could begin …

Nebraska prison revolt leaves 2 inmates dead, 4 injured

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A weekend revolt at a Nebraska maximum security prison that saw inmates temporarily take control of half the housing units left …

Homelessness up 12% in Los Angeles

The homeless population jumped 12% in the last two years in both the city and county of Los Angeles, according to figures released Monday, demonstrating the continuing difficulty of taming the problem amid soaring rents, low wages and stubbornly high unemployment.<p>Countywide, 44,359 homeless people …

Homelessness

Nepal Hit by 7.3-Magnitude Earthquake; Dozens Confirmed Dead

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Tuesday, killing dozens of people and triggering renewed panic on the devastated streets of Kathmandu.<p>The temblor came less than three weeks after 8,000 people died when a 7.8-magnitude quake rocked the Himalayan country on April 25.<p>“It was completely …

This or That: 2005 Dodge Ram SRT-10 vs. 2005 Subaru WRX STI [w/poll]

Which Potential Collector Car Do You Prefer?<p>Some cars, due to ultimate desirability, particular rareness, or spectacular performance/prestige eventually become collectible. It's darn near impossible to know which ones will make it into the rarefied stratosphere of collectibility – why is a late …

Fullsize SUV transaction prices up 9% and small car sales slow, 'Murica!

When the sales were tallied for April, the combination of pickups, crossovers and SUVs made up over half of the total US volume for the month. The basic rule of economics teaches that high demand leads to growing prices. Therefore, it's hardly surprising that people are paying more to get into one …

Fuel Efficiency

Tesla Model S Drifting Shows Wild Side Of Electric Cars (Video)

Numerous drag-race videos have proven that the Tesla Model S P85D can take on just any challenger in a straight line.<p>But what about other forms of …

Tesla

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Custom Sport Quick Spin

Tesla Model X, Model 3, Gigafactory: What We Learned On Q1 Results Call

The quarterly earnings call held Wednesday afternoon by Tesla Motors is always a chance to hear how CEO Elon Musk views the operations of his …

Tesla

New Dodge Viper ACR: The Fastest Viper Ever

Dodge rolled out its new Viper American Club Racer today in Detroit where every Viper is made by hand.<p>Tim Kuniskis, president and CEO of Dodge and SRT, said, “The Viper is the ultimate street-legal track car, and the ACR is the fastest ever.” This Viper certainly has the mechanical chops to stake …

Sports Cars

2016 Dodge Viper ACR—the official photos

Dodge just gave us the details on the fastest, most track-ready Viper ever build. Here it is in glorious detail.<p>Dodge just gave us the details on the fastest, most track-ready Viper ever build. Here it is in glorious detail.

2016 Dodge Viper ACR Has More Wing, More Adjustability than You Can Rattle a Snake At

Taking the fairness out of your next open track day.<p>Did you know that Porsche’s 911 GT3, from the factory, offers precisely zero adjustability for its aerodynamic addenda? Same goes for the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R. The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is nearly as limited, although it offers buyers a …

2016 Viper ACR: Dodge raises the street-legal supercar stakes

Dodge has fired another salvo in the ongoing horsepower race. The company Friday announced it will sell a 2016 version of its Viper supercar.<p>The hand-built two-seater boasts a 645-horsepower 8.4-liter V-10 engine. Its 600 pound-feet of torque is the most "of any naturally aspirated sports-car …

Tesla aiming for $35k Model 3 unveiling in March 2016

While Tesla and its all-electric Model S seem to be getting lots of attention within the auto industry these days, the cars are not easily …

Subaru boosting US capacity thanks to strong sales

It is very, very good to be Subaru right now. The company is rolling, with its global operating profits increasing 21 percent last quarter. While part of that is due to favorable currency conditions, the simple fact is that Subaru is selling a hell of a lot of cars, particularly in North …

Subaru

1953 Dodge B4B Service Master

This 1953 Dodge B4B is fitted with a cool Powers “Service Master” utility bed and appears to wear an older restoration as well. Paint looks good and …

Classic Cars

Uber could be valued at $50B

Uber, the popular and controversial ride-hailing service, could be on its way to being the most valuable private startup on the planet. If a new round of financing goes through, the company's valuation could hit $50 billion.<p>At that mark, not only would Uber be worth more than its compatriots in …

Venture Capital

General Motors ignition-switch death toll reaches triple digits

Lawsuit Filed Monday Alleges More Victims Excluded From Compensation<p><b>UPDATE:</b> <i>General Motors now reports that the death toll has reached 124 for cars with its faulty ignition switches. The total number of all reviewed and eligible claims now stands at 390, according to the company's compensation fund</i> …

General Motors