Uber escapes criminal charges for 2018 self-driving death in Arizona

Enlarge / The Uber vehicle after it struck Elaine Herzberg. (credit: Tempe Police Department) A prosecutor in Arizona has decided not to press charges against Uber in the March 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg. One of Uber’s self-driving cars crashed into Herzberg as she crossed a multi-lane road in Tempe, Arizona. “After a very thorough review […]

Walmart will offer autonomous grocery deliveries in Arizona

Walmart is expanding its experiments with self-driving grocery deliveries courtesy of a new trial in Surprise, Arizona. In the wake of its partnership with Ford, the retailer’s latest pilot will use startup Udelv‘s autonomous cargo vans “custom-made” for food drop-offs. When the trial kicks off later this month, Walmart customers can have their groceries driven […]

Parents outraged after children hit the stage in KKK costumes in Arizona

Parents are furious at an Arizona high school, after their kids dressed up in hooded Ku Klux Klan robes for a school play. But the school insists that it meant no harm, and that the play isn’t actually racist. A high school play at the Arizona State University Preparatory Academy in Phoenix last Friday shocked […]

This Arizona 'Ghost Town' Pretends Wild West Reverie Is High Art

Strange things happen when the sun sets in Arizona. As the temperature drops, cacti turn into specters, coyotes wail like shipwrecked lovers and the stars look down like a thousand eerie eyes. The desert night is perfect for spookiness and haunted talk. But there are some places where ghosts don’t need darkness to dance. Where, […]

Arizona superintendent fails in last attempt to limit evolution teaching

Enlarge (credit: Steven Brewer / Flickr) Earlier this year, we covered an attempt by Arizona’s superintendent of Public Instruction to alter the state’s science education standards. Superintendent Diane Douglas seemingly directed her staff to edit a set of standards prepared by educators so that numerous mentions of the word “evolution” were eliminated. Climate change was […]

6 siblings of an Arizona Republican congressman endorsed his Democratic opponent in a scathing campaign ad

Republican congressman Paul Gosar has six siblings who do not want him to keep his seat in Arizona’s 4th District this November. They endorsed Gosar’s Democratic opponent, David Brill, in a campaign ad posted online Friday. In the ad, Gosar’s siblings remarked about their brother’s positions on health care, immigration, and the environment. “He’s not […]

GOP congresswoman Martha McSally beats back challengers in Arizona primary, but her embrace of Trump’s agenda could be risky

Nicole Neri/Reuters Republican Rep. Martha McSally beat back conservative challengers for her party’s nomination in a crucial Senate race in Arizona. She will face Kyrsten Sinema, a well-funded moderate Democratic congresswoman. McSally embraced Trump and his agenda, despite his hard-line immigration policies that could alienate an evolving voter base in the state. Arizona voted for Trump […]

Celebrating a 10th Anniversary at the Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa

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Arizona lawmaker brags about doing 140 mph, later says he was joking

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