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Uber halts self-driving cars after Arizona crash.

Uber suspended its pilot program testing self-driving cars after one of the vehicles was involved in an accident in Arizona, the company said Saturday.

- UPI - US

Uber driverless car flips on its side in Arizona crash but company says someone was behind the wheel.

Another car failed to yield for the Uber car, causing the autonomous vehicle to flip on its side, according to the police report

- National Post - CA

Uber's self-driving car crashes in Arizona.

Uber's very bad, not-at-all-great 2017 just got a whole hell of a lot worse. But this time, somehow, the problem isn't human interactions in the workplace, but self-driving cars on the road. On Friday, photos posted to Twitter revealed an Uber self-driving car flipped over on its side after being involved in a car crash in ...

- Mashable! - US

Uber pauses its self-driving efforts following Arizona crash.

Uber isn't taking any chances in the wake of its self-driving car accident in Tempe, Arizona. The company has suspended both its Arizona testing and its Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania operations while it investigates what happened. The company has confirme...

- Engadget - US

Uber driverless car involved in Arizona crash, but not at fault, police say.

A self-driving car operated by Uber Technologies was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona, the latest incident for a company reeling from multiple crises.

- Times-Picayune - US

Uber self-driving car flipped on side in Arizona crash.

One of Uber's self-driving SUVs was left turned on its side with its windows smashed after colliding with another vehicle in Tempe, Arizona, once again raising questions about the safety of autonomous driving technology and how it will interact with human drivers on the road. Police were called...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Uber's self-driving car involved in Arizona crash.

An Uber self-driving car was involved in an accident in north Tempe, Ariz. on Friday evening, ending up on its side after a crash involving two other vehicles, police said.         

- USA TODAY - US

Self-driving Uber SUV struck during Arizona accident.

TEMPE, Ariz. " Officials say a self-driving Uber SUV was operating on its own when it was struck by another vehicle making a left turn at an intersection in Arizona, where the company is testing autonomous vehicles.No one was...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Uber self-driving test car involved in crash in Arizona.

More bad news for Uber: one of the ride-hailing giant's self-driving Volvo SUVs has been involved in a crash in Arizona , apparently leaving the vehicle flipped onto its side, and with damage to at least two other human-driven cars in the vicinity.

- TechCrunch - US

Stranded for days, woman began making farewell videos.

A college student who was stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon said she began making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help. Amber VanHecke, 24, said she was trying to find an Arizona hiking trail but was led astray by her maps app, and ended up in the middle of nowhere with an empty petrol ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Uber self-driving vehicle involved in Arizona crash.

SAN FRANCISCO - A self-driving car operated by Uber Technologies Inc was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona, the latest setback for a company reeling from multiple crises.

- BangkokPost - TH

'Lining their own pockets': Pharma firm gives $500,000 to fight legal weed – then gets the OK on synthetic pot

A pharmaceutical company that provided significant financial support for the opposition against legal marijuana in Arizona last year received approval from the DEA this week for a synthetic marijuana drug, the Washington Post reports. Insys Therapeutics won preliminary approval for Syndros, a synthe...

- The Raw Story - US

Bill Murray joyously celebrating his son's March Madness upset will make you happy

What does Bill Murray do when his son's college basketball team scores a massive March Madness upset? He ruffles a friend's hair with infectious joy, apparently. Meanwhile, the privilege of seeing Bill Murray in the stands is turning the rest of us into Xavier Musketeers fans as well. SEE ALSO: That time Charles Barkley ...

- Mashable! - US

WATCH: Xavier scores huge 'Sweet 16' upset

11th seeded Xavier upset number two seed University of Arizona while Oregon topped Michigan to advance to the Elite 8 along with Kansas and Gonzaga.

- ABC News - US

These octogenarian Arizonans fell in love over insects. Now their bug collection is a bonanza for scientists.

Bug collectors Charles and Lois O'Brien announced this week that they're parting ways with their impressively massive insect collection, and donating it to Arizona State University for research. The octogenarian couple's collection — which takes up two rooms in their Tucson, Arizona, home — is worth an estimated ...

- The Week - US

The biggest underdog left in the NCAA Tournament burned the calendar during a slump — and they say it sparked their run

Ben Margot/APXavier has become this year's Cinderella team in the NCAA Tournament. The 11th-seeded team has beaten Maryland, third-seeded Florida State, and on Thursday, second-seeded Arizona to advance to the Elite Eight. An 11th-seed making the Elite Eight is rare enough, but for this Xavier team, the run has been ...

- Business Insider - US

The best photos from the NCAA Tournament so far

Jamie Squire/Getty The second weekend of March Madness action is underway, and the Sweet 16 has lived up to the hype. On Thursday, Oregon and Gonzaga survived upset bids to reach the Elite 8. Xavier, an 11-seed, continued its Cinderella run by knocking off the Arizona Wildcats . And then there is Kansas, winning by a cool ...

- Business Insider - US

PSI toolbox for research and exploration project funded for $5.5 million

Tucson AZ Mar 23, 2017 The Planetary Science Institute has been awarded $5.5 million by NASA to be a research node of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute to advance basic and applied research for lunar and planetary science, and advance human exploration of the solar system. The node, known as the ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Student stranded for 5 days near Grand Canyon grew desperate

A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help. Arizona authorities say … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

The Latest: Arizona's loss means three 2-seeds are out

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament : 1:05 a.m. Xavier's upset of Arizona wrapped up Thursday's four-game slate, sending the Musketeers into the Elite … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

In Arizona, Trump supporters split on GOP health bill

The Trump administration has used Arizona as a case study on the negative effects of Obamacare, as some premiums there have risen sharply. But the Republican health plan could cause 400,000 people in the red state to lose Medicaid coverage. Dean Reynolds reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

Health care bill divides Trump supporters in Arizona

CBS News spoke with ardent supporters of President Trump ahead of proposed changes that will have big effects in Arizona

- CBS NEWS - US

The Latest: Arizona's loss means three 2-seeds are out

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament :1:05 a.m.Xavier's upset of Arizona wrapped up...

- Townhall.com - US

The Latest: Arizona's loss means three 2-seeds are out

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament :

- Billings Gazette - US

How to Watch Arizona vs. Xavier Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament Live Stream Online

Here's how to watch the Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament game between Arizona and Xavier live stream online.

- Mediaite - US

Texas woman stranded near Grand Canyon for 5 days, officials say

Arizona authorities say a 24-year-old Texas woman spent five days stranded in a remote area of northern Arizona before she was rescued on Friday.

- Newsday - US

Parents accused in kid's shooting death investigated in 2014

Child-welfare officials investigated an Arizona couple accused of murder in their 9-year-old son's shooting death after she gave birth to a child who had been exposed to methadone and heroin.

- WRAL.com - US

Marchessault scores twice in Panthers' 3-1 win over Coyotes

SUNRISE, Fla. — Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals and James Reimer made 22 saves to lift the Florida Panthers over the Arizona Coyotes...

- Townhall.com - US

March Madness basketball resumes with Sweet 16 play

The NCAA men's basketball tournament resumes Thursday with the regional semifinal games of the Sweet 16. Kicking the round off are the semifinal games for the Midwest and West regions. In the Midwest, No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan face off at 7:09 p.m. ET in a clash of high-octane offenses. Later, the 9:39 p.m. ET matchup ...

- The Week - US

Student stranded for 5 days near Grand Canyon grew desperate

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. " A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help.Arizona authorities say 24-year-old Amber VanHecke was...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Texas woman rescued after surviving 5 days near Grand Canyon

Amber Vanhecke, 24, had been stranded in a remote area of Arizona's Havasupai Reservation.         

- USA TODAY - US

Arizona parents accused of murder after son, 2, shot older brother

A mother and father in Phoenix are facing first degree murder charges, after their nine-year-old son was shot and killed on Monday.

- FOX News - US

The Latest: Parents accused of murder investigated in 2014

PHOENIX " The Latest on the deadly shooting of a 9-year-old Phoenix boy :1:25 p.m.A couple charged with murder in their 9-year-old son's shooting death had been investigated by Arizona's child-welfare agency...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Parents accused in kid's shooting death investigated in 2014

PHOENIX " Child-welfare officials investigated an Arizona couple accused of murder in their 9-year-old son's shooting death after she gave birth to a child who had been exposed to methadone and heroin nearly three years ago.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Exploring the negative consequences of stereotyping

Social mythologies, like the old saw that "white men can't jump," may in fact have some negative consequences for those being stereotyped. And even if the majority of people do not openly endorse these negative beliefs, recent research suggests that just the mere awareness of these stereotypes can have negative consequences ...

- PhysOrg - NL

More Than 115 Anti-LGBTQ Bills Introduced in 30 States

As lawmakers continue to meet in state capitols around the country, HRC is tracking more than115 anti-LGBTQ bills in 30 states.* The states are: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New York, ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

The Latest: Parents investigated twice before son died

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old Phoenix boy : 6:57 p.m. The Arizona Department of Child Safety says it twice investigated the parents of a … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Midday open thread: Billions paid for gun-related health care; loss of forests cuts emissions goals

Today's comic by Matt Bors is Taking a leak: A Calendar of Resistance Events • Indian Child Welfare Act survives attack from conservative groups: Tribal leaders and advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after a federal judge rejected a broad attack on the Indian Child Welfare Act. But conservative legal groups, aided ...

- Daily Kos - US

JOHN MCCAIN: There's a 'crazy fat kid' running North Korea

Associated Press/Manuel Balce CenetaSen. John McCain of Arizona on Wednesday delivered scorching remarks against North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, while discussing his plan to limit the country's continued provocations. "China is the only one that can control Kim Jong Un, this crazy fat kid that's running North Korea," ...

- Business Insider - US

The Latest: Parents investigated twice before son died

PHOENIX — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old Phoenix boy :6:57 p.m.The Arizona Department of Child Safety says...

- Townhall.com - US

Senate debates permanent rollback of FCC's broadband privacy rules

Republican Senators led by Arizona's Jeff Flake proposed a resolution earlier this month that would roll back privacy rules adopted by the FCC last year that prevented ISPs from collecting personal data without asking permission first. Today the Senate was alive with oratory as people spoke for and against the proposal.

- TechCrunch - US

McCain: North Korean leader a 'crazy fat kid'

Arizona Senator says China the only one who can control Kim Jong-Un.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Supreme Court tightens restrictions on presidential appointments

When the National Labor Relations Board ruled that SW General, Inc. had violated federal labor law, the Scottsdale, Ariz., ambulance firm questioned whether the NLRB's acting general counsel, Lafe Solomon, had authority to handle the case. On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court sided with SW General, ruling 6-2 that Mr. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Illegal Aliens Found Carrying Half Ton of Pot into U.S.

Footprints in the sand led Tucson and Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents to a series of arrests where illegal aliens carried 1,400 pounds of marijuana into southern Arizona.

- Breitbart - US

Cops: Boy, 9, Shot Dead by 2-Year-Old Brother

A 9-year-old Arizona boy shot in the head by his 2-year-old brother with their mother's handgun died Tuesday, and their mother told police she had previously let the toddler handle the gun when it wasn't loaded, authorities say. Landen Lavarnia was declared dead at a Phoenix hospital where he had...

- Newser - US

A boom in medical tourism to Mexico predicted if Obamacare ends

A woman enters a dentists' office in Tijuana, Mexico. Data from a U.S. government survey suggests that 150,000 to 320,000 Americans list health care as a reason for traveling abroad each year. Because Medicare offers virtually no coverage for dental work, Mexican border towns like Nogales have become go-to destinations for ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Repeal Of Health Law Could Force Tough Decisions For Arizona Republicans

The state expanded Medicaid under a Republican governor a few years ago, extending health coverage to hundreds of thousands of Arizonans. But the GOP plan in Congress would cut much of that funding.

- NPR - US

Family friendly activities Arizona

Here's a list of killer things to do with the family in Arizona.

- Matador Network - US

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was just tripped up by a horse-sized duck

What would you rather fight? A hundred duck-sized horses or a horse-sized duck? It's the question that has plagued Reddit for years, and today it stumped the next likely member of the Supreme Court of the United States of America. With silly things like the future of marriage equality and women's reproductive rights on the ...

- Mashable! - US

Arizona parents arrested as toddler, 2, 'accidentally shoots 9-year-old brother'

The boy remains on life support but is 'not expected' to survive.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

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