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  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!
    In one small step for man and one slightly bigger step for Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer giant is putting its money where its mouth is, teaming up with other drone makers to lobby lawmakers on the company's plan to one day use small unmanned...
  • How to protect celebrities from paparazzi drones

    How to protect celebrities from paparazzi drones
    California was one of many states that strengthened its privacy laws after the shocking death of Princess Diana, who was fleeing paparazzi when her car crashed in a Paris tunnel in 1997. Since then, lawmakers have proposed a seemingly endless series of...
  • Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off

    Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off
    Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
  • Official: No changes planned for People Express despite cancellation, delays

    Official: No changes planned for People Express despite cancellation, delays
    No specific changes are planned for budget airline People Express following an "unusual circumstance" last weekend that resulted in a flight cancellation and several delays, the company's president said. The Newport News-based airline issued an...
  • Legislature mulls curbs on use of aerial drones by paparazzi

    Legislature mulls curbs on use of aerial drones by paparazzi
    When singer Miley Cyrus recently spotted a mysterious drone hovering over her Los Angeles home, she posted video of the aerial intruder on Instagram, complaining that it appeared to be a new tactic by the paparazzi. The incident, in which Cyrus was...
  • To protect and to serve

    No community wants the situation that unfolded this week in Ferguson, Mo. We all wonder what went so wrong. A young man is dead. An officer, and the police department, is blamed. The unrest that followed rips apart a city and gets front-page treatment...
  • Air & Water Show thrills aviation enthusiasts

      Air & Water Show thrills aviation enthusiasts
    For aviation enthusiast Tracey Steele, the Chicago Air and Water Show is practically a holiday. Each year, on the show's first day, she heads up to the empty rooftop of her North Lake Shore Drive building at 6 a.m. to scope out the best viewing spot for...
  • EEUU prohíbe que sus aerolíneas vuelen sobre Siria

    (Reuters) - La Administración Federal de Aviación de Estados Unidos prohibió que todas las aerolíneas estadounidenses vuelen sobre Siria y dijo que el conflicto armado que atraviesa el país representa una "grave amenaza potencial". La Administración...
  • Drone dread: Delray to discuss rules for popular pilotless craft

    Drone dread: Delray to discuss rules for popular pilotless craft
    Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein has a nightmare about drones. He sees them buzzing unchecked above the seaside city, creating all kinds of safety and, more importantly, privacy issues. Drones, also known as quadcopters, are the latest must-have gadget...
  • Drones being developed to deliver medical aid, not bombs

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Unmanned aerial vehicles could one day be used to help deliver medical aid and other necessities to needy individuals in hard-to-reach areas. Compact aerial drones have not been widely used by American physicians and other...
  • Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub

    Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub
    The plan to build a FedEx Ground megahub in Northampton County got a mega-boost Thursday night, clearing what could be its highest hurdle. After months of discussion, the Allen Township supervisors approved a developer's proposal for the $335 million, 1....