- Governor signs bill creating broader regulations on drones Updated: Jun-02-15 7:36 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a bill into law that creates a regulatory framework for private and police use of drones.
- FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities Updated: Jun-02-15 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Scores of low-flying planes circling American cities are part of a civilian air force operated by the FBI and obscured behind fictitious companies, The Associated Press has learned.
- Officials: US, Pakistani strikes kill 14 militants Updated: Jun-01-15 3:11 pm
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani intelligence officials say a U.S. drone strike killed four militants and Pakistani airstrikes killed another 10 in the North Waziristan tribal area bordering Afghanistan.
- Hezbollah says it struck Syria militants with help of drone Updated: May-27-15 11:01 am
BEIRUT - Lebanon's Hezbollah group says it has struck a group of al-Qaida militants near the border with Syria with the help of a drone for the first time.
- Court rejects Yemenis' case against Germany over US drones Updated: May-27-15 10:31 am
COLOGNE, Germany - A German court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit against the government brought by three Yemeni men who lost two relatives in a U.S. drone strike.
- Drone hits building, then 2 people at Memorial Day parade Updated: May-26-15 3:44 am
MARBLEHEAD, Massachusetts - No charges have been filed after two people were hit by a drone flying over a Memorial Day parade near Salem.
- Justice Department issues policy on domestic drone use Updated: May-22-15 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is acknowledging that the FBI, DEA and other federal law enforcement agencies are likely to make increasing use of unmanned aerial drones in the United States.
- The frustrations of allied warfare - al-Qaida-style Updated: May-21-15 3:45 am
WASHINGTON - If President Barack Obama or his predecessor thought fighting a war with coalition partners was hard, they might consider Osama bin Laden's frustrations.
- Report shows few Utah agencies report using drones Updated: May-19-15 6:31 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A new state report published online this week shows only three government agencies in Utah reported using drones over the past year.
- Pakistani officials say US drone strike kills 3 militants Updated: May-19-15 7:56 am
DERA ISLAMIL KHAN, Pakistan - Two missiles fired from a U.S. drone hit a compound in a Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, killing three militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said Tuesday.
- Another major defense company interested in ND drone park Updated: May-09-15 10:53 am
FARGO, North Dakota - The nation's first unmanned aircraft business park currently under construction in North Dakota has a second major defense contractor interested in setting up shop.
- Illinois State Police gets FAA approval to use drones Updated: May-09-15 4:05 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois State Police say they've received approval to use drones to photograph crash and crime scenes. But the agency is avoiding term "drones."
- New push to give Pentagon the lead on drone strikes Updated: May-08-15 10:26 am
WASHINGTON - The deaths of an Italian and an American in a covert CIA drone strike in Pakistan - and the rhetorical contortions required of the president when he informed the world - have breathed new urgency into a long-stalled plan to give the Pentagon primacy over targeted killing of terrorists overseas.
- Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia Updated: May-06-15 3:43 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to meet with the king and other top officials, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that already has neighboring countries bracing for a mass exodus of refugees. He was to hold further talks Thursday.
- Family of US captive killed by drone backs hostage czar Updated: May-06-15 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON - The family of an American captive killed in a drone strike said Wednesday it would welcome the creation of a hostage czar to coordinate government efforts to free those held.
- Kerry says he'll discuss pause in Yemen war with Saudis Updated: May-06-15 7:31 am
DJIBOUTI - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he'll discuss with Saudi Arabian officials how to implement a "humanitarian pause" in Yemen's civil war, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that has already caused thousands of people to flee to neighboring countries.
- Colorado effort to limit drone surveillance fails Updated: May-05-15 9:19 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers have given up their efforts to put new limits on drone surveillance.
- Former CIA leader defends drone strikes, torture Updated: May-04-15 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama ordered a barrage of CIA drone strikes in Yemen in 2013 that killed the al-Qaida operatives behind the most serious plotting against American interests in years, a former CIA leader says in a new memoir that broadly defends the targeted killing of terrorists.