Uber Driver in Fatal Tempe Crash May Have Been Watching The Voice Behind the Wheel

The crash of an Uber self-driving car that killed an Arizona woman in March was “entirely avoidable,” according to police reports released by the Tempe Police Department. Cellphone data obtained by police suggests that the Uber operator was also streaming an episode of reality show The Voice at the time of the fatal…

Uber Plans to Put Self-Driving Cars Back on the Road 'Within the Next Few Months' After Fatal Crash

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says that the company plans to put self-driving cars back on the road “within the next few months.” The transportation company suspended tests in March after one of its vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona. The incident is believed to be the first human death from an autonomous…

Navajo and Hopi Leaders Call on Congress to Help Them Survive the End of Coal

The Navajo Generating Station (NGS) was originally slated to run until 2044. That didn’t quite work out. The largest coal power plant in the West will now shutter next year—25 years ahead of schedule. That closure could prove devastating to the Navajo and Hopi, two sovereign tribal nations whose economies depend on it.

Emails Show How Uber Wooed Arizona Governor Before Fatal Crash Ruined Their Relationship

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey directed the Arizona Department of Transportation to suspend Uber’s testing of self-driving cars on Monday, in response to an incident last week in which an autonomous car struck and killed a pedestrian. In Ducey’s letter to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, the governor called dash footage of…

Arizona Makes Theranos Pay Following the Public Embarrassment of Its Governor

Embattled former blood-testing startup Theranos settled one of its many legal battles today. The dangerously incompetent corporation has agreed to give all customers in Arizona who used its product a full refund. The revelations that Theranos’ devices didn’t work as advertised was a major blow to Arizona’s regulation…