The committee that picked her is dominated by pro-Beijing elites. Criticism of the system was at the root of huge protests in 2014.
There was a fistfight on a California beach and someone used pepper spray, but rallies at other cities where thousands turned out were peaceful.
The crash in Tempe occurred after a second car driven by a human failed to yield to the Uber vehicle, Tempe police said.
A recent survey found that applications from foreign students to U.S. schools are down nearly 40 percent this year.
China's rulers are planning for the world's biggest megacity with an estimated population of 130 million and the size of New England.