WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Wednesday that it is sending small unarmed drones, armored Humvees and other assistance to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Lethal weapons were not included, to the dismay of some U.S. lawmakers.
Tonight, CNN’s Sanjay Gupta will host a documentary about our science correspondent, Miles O’Brien, and the days and months that followed the freak accident that took his left arm — and nearly his life.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Mysterious, middle-of-the-night drone flights by the U.S. Secret Service during the next several weeks over parts of Washington — usually off-limits as a strict no-fly zone — are part of secret government testing intended to find ways to…
By Triana Kalmanoff
The Federal Aviation Administration released a list of long-awaited proposed rules governing the usage of small commercial drones on Sunday.
By Josh Lederman, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The United States has fallen behind technological advancements that have made small drones readily available and must update its laws to ensure safety, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, in his first public comments about a drone that crashed…
By Nedra Pickler, Josh Lederman, Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama was not at home and the White House said it did not pose a security…
By Anna Sillers
Six pounds of methamphetamine were found taped to the drone, using a combination of “plastic webbing and strings of black tape."…
By Joshua Barajas
Ten news organizations, including The New York Times and the Associated Press, formed a coalition with Virginia Tech to test unmanned aircraft systems, UAS, for news gathering, the media companies said in a joint statement Thursday.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday issued permits to use drones to monitor crops and photograph properties for sale, marking the first time permission has been granted to companies involved in agriculture and real estate.
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