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Ferrari’s latest track special, the 488 Pista, gets ridden hard and put away wet in Maranello

It was the best of times, it was the worst of…timing, I thought as I loosened the chinstrap of my helmet and unlatched the four-point safety harness of the Ferrari 488 Pista... Read more »

Ratings and Review: Freshened for 2018, the VW Golf is a driver’s car for introverts

Sensible cars like the 2018 Volkswagen Golf tend to sell best during sensible times. These, you may have noticed, are not those. Though the world appears to have lost its collective mind,... Read more »

Ratings and Review: Delightfully unexpected, the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback thinks outside of the box

Buick makes just one traditional sedan, a full-size car called the LaCrosse. Otherwise, the company’s lineup is comprised of crossover SUVs, a 4-seat convertible, and a 5-door hatchback. The hatch... Read more »

Zero-calorie sweeteners might not be better for you than sugar, study says

Making the switch from regular to diet soda might seem like a healthful choice — but according to a new study to be presented at the 2018 Experimental... Read more »

Ratings and Review: Style and substance eclipse driving dynamics in the 2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0t

An empty-nester and former Infiniti owner, my brother is looking for a new car. “I want something sporty, upscale, and fun-to-drive. I’m thinking coupe,” he told me, asking for recommendations. Naturally, the... Read more »

Trump’s first state dinner features lamb and jambalaya, not the burgers he suggested on the campaign trail

Donald Trump is hosting French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte for a state dinner in Washington, D.C., and there are no meatloaf sandwiches in sight. The Don, Melania,... Read more »

First Drive: Lexus stretches its top-selling RX 350 to add a new 3-row variant and doesn’t leave a mark

In these Trumpian times, I think we can all agree that it’s hard to get excited about 4.4 inches. But that length of slightly more than one’s index finger is what separates... Read more »

Ice pops recalled from 15 states for Listeria risk

The Ziegenfelder Company of Wheeling, West Virginia, is issuing a voluntary recall of approximately 3,000 cases of ice pops according to a notice issued by the Food and Drug Administration on... Read more »

Short Report: 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar P380 R-Dynamic HSE expands compact luxury SUV ceiling

If any automaker were positioned to profit the most from the surge in SUV interest that has washed over the global market like an unstoppable tide, it would be Land Rover. With... Read more »

Chrissy Teigen wants ‘stupid’ food trends to stop

It all began with a Twitter user asking food-obsessed Chrissy Teigen if she’s ever tried a cotton candy ice cream burrito. They attached a photo of the burrito-shaped monstrosity filled with... Read more »