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Self-Driving Fatality

Accident in Tempe forces Uber to suspend program The vaunted technology of self-driving vehicles saw its first major failure on the evening of March 19, when one of the cars caused a fatality in Tempe, Arizona. A 39-year old pedestrian was the victim. The tragic accident prompted Uber, the company responsible, to suspend all driverless […]

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D.C. Metro Shutdown

Electric cables source of emergency¬† Hundreds of thousands of commuters shared a collective groan and grimace Wednesday¬†when Washington, D.C.’s Metro rail system was completely shut down for emergency inspections of cable wires. The unprecedented move was ordered Tuesday at midnight as a precautionary measure after an electrical fire broke out Monday, causing smoke to build […]

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