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When supercars go electric: The $2M Battista is faster than any current Formula 1 car

(NEW YORK) -- When Indian auto and tractor maker Mahindra & Mahindra launched Automobili Pininifarina in April 2018, executives were charged with developing a line of extreme performance cars that would establish the nascent carmaker as the world’s newest, sustainable luxury brand.A year later, the marque's first vehicle -- the…... Read More

Airbnb offering 80-day, around-the-world trip for $5k

(NEW YORK) -- If you've ever dreamed about traveling around the world but figured you'd never have the time or money, your moment has come. Airbnb has announced the ultimate adventure: Around the world in 80 days for about $5,000.The site is celebrating the launch of Airbnb Adventures, previously known…... Read More

New House bill may change how you plan for retirement

(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives recently passed a bill that may complicate retirement planning options for Americans.The House passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 on May 23. If enacted into law, it could be tricky for Americans who are not financially savvy…... Read More

After manipulated Zuckerberg, Pelosi videos, lawmakers grasp for ‘deepfake’ answers

(WASHINGTON) -- Days after an artist uploaded a digitally manipulated video online appearing to show Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reciting a sinister monologue about “control[ling] the future,” a real-life panel of experts sat before lawmakers on Thursday with a stark message: This is only the beginning of the problem of…... Read More

Alexis Ohanian's next stop is Congress as he fights for dads to get paid paternity leave

(NEW YORK) -- Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, husband of Serena Williams and father of their daughter, Olympia, is on a mission to get dads the mandated right to take paid paternity leave.He and Dove Men+Care are asking men and women to sign The Pledge for Paternity Leave. Ohanian…... Read More

Weed revenue in Colorado tops $1 billion

(DENVER) -- Colorado has generated more than $1 billion by selling marijuana.The state legalized weed in 2014. Since then, total sales have exceeded $6.56 billion, according to the state's department of revenue."Today's report continues to show that Colorado's cannabis industry is thriving, but we can't rest on our laurels," Colorado…... Read More

Delta steps in to help fifth graders stranded at airport

(NEW YORK) -- Forget Superman, it was Delta Airlines to the rescue for a group of students and their chaperones who recently found themselves stranded in an airport before the first leg of a long-awaited summer trip to Virginia and Washington D.C.On June 2, fifth graders, parents and teachers from…... Read More

You can stay at in Tony Stark's 'Avengers: Endgame' cabin, thanks to Airbnb

(NEW YORK) -- WARNING: "AVENGERS: ENDGAME" SPOILERS AHEAD.What better way to say goodbye to Tony Stark than in the very place his superpowered friends did?Eagle-eyed fans on Reddit thought there was something familiar about a rustic lakeside cabin in Georgia that was listed on Airbnb, and they were right. The…... Read More

Nevada becomes first state to ban most pre-employment pot tests

(NEW YORK) -- Even as 11 states, plus Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational cannabis, lawmakers have struggled to find consensus on the question of whether employers could reject an applicant over their pot use. Now Nevada has become the first to push through that protection.Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed Assembly…... Read More

NYU Langone no longer accepting donations from the Sacklers, the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma

(NEW YORK) -- Add New York University's medical center to the list of educational and cultural institutions that says it will no longer take money from the Sacklers, the family that owns OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma.Purdue Pharma faces thousands of lawsuits for its role in the opioid crisis, which the…... Read More

Ford recalls over a million Explorer SUVs over potential suspension failure issues

(DETROIT) -- Ford Motor Company has issued safety recalls for more than a million cars.The model most affected by the series of recalls are Ford Explorer SUVs that were made between 2011 and 2017 due to an issue with suspension toe link fractures, which can diminish steering control, the company…... Read More