He said the new policy provides details about the actions the military can take to stop any threat, including destroying or seizing any unmanned aircraft — including the smaller ones that the general public can easily buy — that is…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
In the Serengeti region in Tanzania, conflict can arise between humans and the elephants that graze on their crops. The U.S.-based nonprofit RESOLVE is testing a new way to reduce these clashes while protecting both elephants and humans: drones. NewsHour…
By Melanie Saltzman and Sam Weber
Developing countries around the world are increasingly turning to the aerial devices to assist with humanitarian efforts.
By Michael D. Regan
Police in the Netherlands are taking a unique approach toward finding illegal, and potentially unsafe, drones. They are the first in the world using eagles to hunt and catch them. The NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker has more.
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By PBS NewsHour
The Obama administration has declassified a previously secret document, often referred to as the drone strike “playbook” that outlines how drone targets are chosen and approved. For more on what’s in the 18-page document and what it reveals, Charlie Savage…
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
The White House has released a version of President Barack Obama's 3-year-old guidance on the use of lethal force against terrorists overseas.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Friday that between 64 and 116 civilians have been killed by drone and other U.S. strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since President Barack Obama took office in 2009.
By Jen Fifield, Stateline
States this year enacted dozens of laws intended to give people greater control over who has access to their private activity and information, and where and how it is collected, stored, shared and used.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
A government-sponsored committee is recommending standards that could clear the way for commercial drone flights over populated areas and help speed the introduction of package delivery drones and other uses not yet possible.
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