Stephen Jerome

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Democratic free-for-all in Pa.

As Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s approval ratings sink lower, no fewer than eight Keystone State Democrats — with potentially more to come — have thrown their hats in the ring to take him on.<p>With no clear front-runner in the crowded field and one candidate pledging to drop $10 million on the …

Obama Launches HIV Cure Initiative, Ups Pledge For Global Health

Commemorating the 25th World AIDS Day a day late, President Obama announced an initiative Monday to find a cure for HIV infections that would be funded by $100 million shifted from existing spending.<p>"The United States should be at the forefront of new discoveries into how to put people into …

Biden says China's air defense zone raises risk of accidents

Vice President Joe Biden voiced strong opposition Tuesday to China's new air defense zone above a set of disputed islands, showing a united front with an anxious Japan as tension in the region simmered.<p>Standing side by side in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Biden said the U.S. is …

Tips for photographing star trails at night

Interesting Photo of the Day: Invisible Girl

Throughout photography’s history, mirrors have often been used to create spooky or magical effects. In the age of Photoshop, it can be difficult to …

Bob Dylan sued for alleged racism over remarks about Croatians

Bob Dylan has been placed under judicial investigation in France after a Croatian community organisation alleged comments he made to Rolling Stone magazine last year amounted to an incitement of racial hatred.<p>In the interview, published on 27 September 2012, the singer said racism was holding …

Lionsgate in Early Talks to Fund Hillary Clinton Biopic 'Rodham' – /Film

<i>Briefly:</i> Lionsgate may be the studio to make a <b>Hillary Clinton</b> film. <b>James Ponsoldt</b> could direct as his follow-up to <i>The Spectacular Now</i>. The script, …

Is the BMW i8 actually already sold out?

The other day we brought you a report from <i>Reuters</i>, which quoted BMW's global sales chief Ian Robertson as saying that the Bavarian automaker had already sold out the entire year's production run of its new i8. Impressive, sure, but perhaps not all that unusual for a groundbreaking new sportscar …

Fuel-Efficient Car News

The world's automakers are asleep at the wheel.<p>While customers clamor for more SUVs like the Toyota RAV4 , Ford Edge, Chevrolet Traverse and Honda HR-V and as electric-drive technology advances rapidly, it's virtually impossible to find an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle in the fast growing …

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Production Mini Rocketman still in the cards, but not without a partner

There's not really any way around it - the new Mini Hardtop isn't all that mini. Considering its supposed to be the smallest model in the brand's lineup, this is hardly desirable. It's good news, then, that rumors are cropping up of a smaller Mini, based on the well-received Rocketman Concept that …

BMW 2 Series, X5 get their M Performance parts on

BMW models come in a number of flavors, from their standard guises to M Sport variants and M Performance models to full-on M muscle machines. But if you want to pick and choose the degree to which you want your Bimmer upgraded along the path to M, BMW automaker offers its M Performance Parts line. …

Volvo autonomous driving pilot project overview

Road Tripping to SEMA in a Lamborghini Aventador - /TUNED

Porsche to Offer Platinum Special Edition Cayenne

Automakers love to dip into the precious metals for naming purposes. Porsche prefers platinum and as with the Panamera, it will offer a Platinum Special Edition version of the Cayenne.<p>For all the supposed cache that’s usually associated with the Platinum moniker and the fact that this is a …

Drive Me: Volvo to Supply 100 Vehicles for World’s First Large-Scale Autonomous Driving Trial

Leave it to those safe and sane Swedes to come up with the first real-world, large-scale autonomous driving experiment. Officially known as the “Drive me—Self-driving cars for sustainable mobility,” the project is a joint initiative between the Volvo Car Group, the Swedish Transport Administration, …

Sales Slide Sharply For India's Tata Motors

India car maker Tata Motors reported a 39% drop in November car sales to just 40,863 units in a nation of billions. It is Tata’s worst monthly sales figure since 2010.<p>The company had originally forecast monthly sales, including exports, of 66,500 for November. Last year they sold 62,354 vehicles in …

2013 SEMA Week! Starting December 3rd on the Motor Trend Channel

2014 BMW X5

Silently through Whistler.<p>Blasting along the two-lane Sea-to-Sky Highway up the mountains inland from Whistler, British Columbia, we encountered a slow logging truck climbing a steep grade. No worry: Tap the paddle shifter, nail the accelerator, and sweep around . . . only to fetch up behind three …