A self-driving Uber vehicle that hit and killed a pedestrian in Tempe earlier this year detected the victim six seconds before impact. However, the Uber system did not register a need for emergency braking until 1.3 seconds before impact and the system was not designed to alert the driver of a possible collision.
Nearly four years after the Federal Aviation Administration changed the flight paths around Sky Harbor Airport, relief for many of the residents is finally here. The FAA has implemented nine new departure procedures for aircraft taking off from the west.
The city of Phoenix has been betting on technology industries to fuel its economy. And a local organization wants to take advantage of that trend, as well as the city’s close relationship with Mexico, to make Phoenix competitive in the global market.
The farm bill is meant to be a safety net for America’s farmers who grow the food that sustains us. But the most recent version of that bill failed to pass the House of Representatives in Washington last week.
The American Civil Liberties Union released a scathing report on Wednesday that documents widespread abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children in U.S. Customs and Border Patrol custody. What it describes is troubling.
Farmers in America have had a turbulent relationship with hemp. In the 17th century, they were forced to grow hemp for the British textile industry. A few hundred years later, it was outlawed because it too closely resembled its narcotic cousin: marijuana.
On Wednesday, Susanne Lyons, the acting head of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and representatives from Gymnastics, Swimming, Taekwondo and Volleyball testified before Congress around issues of sexual abuse in the Olympic community.
Medical marijuana patients are free to have their drug on college and university campuses without having to fear arrest, and the court found lawmakers improperly adjusted the voter-approved measure legalizing medical marijuana.