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  • Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones

    Low-cost hobby drones are making the power of flight accessible to anyone with a few hundred bucks to spare. But a combination of technology and safety laws could take the controls out of users' hands. When a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone crashed at the...
  • Lawmaker with lavish decor billed private planes, concerts

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inquiry, has spent taxpayer and campaign funds on flights aboard private planes owned by some of his key donors, The Associated Press has found. There also have been other...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EST

    AP Exclusive: Officials try to predict if inmates will commit new crimes, with uneven results States are trying to reduce prison populations with secretive, new psychological assessments to predict which inmates will commit future crimes and who might be...
  • Seniors on the Go: When spending a little more is a good idea

    Seniors on the Go: When spending a little more is a good idea
    You can obsess so much about finding the "cheapest" air ticket that you may overlook cases when you'd be better off spending a little more. Checked bag. You pay $25 to check a bag for most domestic trips these days, and sometimes that's a good idea....
  • New flight paths angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

    Steve Dreiseszun says he cannot sit in his backyard or read a story to his son without a sense of dread. For the past several months, he and other residents in a Phoenix neighborhood of historic homes have been jolted — sometimes out of their sleep...
  • Tuesday primary will narrow 5th Ward race to two candidates

    Tuesday primary will narrow 5th Ward race to two candidates
    The primary election Tuesday for 5th Ward alderman in Aurora will whittle the field of candidates down to two, who then will face each other in the April election. The primary became legally necessary when five candidates filed nominating petitions in...
  • AP WAS THERE: 70 years ago, Marines raise flag on Iwo Jima

    EDITOR'S NOTE — On Feb. 23, 1945, Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal took a photograph that would become one of the most recognizable and reproduced images in history. It showed five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising an American flag atop...
  • Rack up miles with American and US Airways credit cards

    American and US Airways are still working on their merger and are expecting to combine their frequent-flier programs in the second quarter, which is not very long from now. In the meantime, travelers can rack up some bonus miles by signing up for their...
  • FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week

    FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week
    The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday. The incident...
  • Drones are the new buzz in ag business

    Expect to see drones flying over vineyards, orchards and fields soon. A Hayden, Idaho, company — the first in the nation with federal permission to use unmanned aircraft for commercial agriculture — is lining up farming clients in the Yakima...
  • Snow storm creates havoc on Baltimore roads

    Snow storm creates havoc on Baltimore roads
    A fast-moving snowstorm hit the region Saturday, creating gridlock, stranding drivers caught off-guard by its severity and causing accidents on highways and local streets. Crews said they were hoping to get streets mostly cleared Saturday night, but...