The system, which emits a directed beam of energy that causes a burning heat sensation, was considered a non-lethal way to control crowds, particularly when it may be difficult to tell the enemy from innocent civilians in war zones.
By Associated Press
The investigation by the Air Force inspector general found that the planes were used to gather information about crowd size, crowd flows and fires but they did not monitor individuals.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon’s top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months.
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence, who visited Phoenix on Wednesday, promised the federal government would send 500 health workers to help.
By Associated Press
By Scott Bauer, Todd Richmond, Associated Press
The violence broke out Tuesday night as a group of 200 to 300 people protested the arrest of a Black man who shouted at restaurant customers through a megaphone while carrying a baseball bat.
In light of recent confrontations, many are questioning the wisdom of using trained military to monitor American civilians protesting on American soil.
Formal mourning began Thursday for George Floyd, the Minneapolis man whose death has touched off a torrent of national outrage. While overnight protests were largely peaceful, President Trump is now facing a torrent of criticism over his talk of using…
In New York City, protesters were largely peaceful on Wednesday, but as nighttime fell, police in riot gear moved in to enforce a curfew -- sometimes by force. The NewsHour’s Daniel Bush talks with Judy Woodruff about what protesters there…
Mayor Muriel Bowser said on Thursday that she thinks “there is a legal question” about President Trump’s ability to call out-of-state National Guard into the District of Columbia. Bowser joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how the city has seen protests…
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