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President Barack Obama (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court: Obama Administration Must Release Targeted ‘Drones’ Killings Memo

A federal appeals court says President Barack Obama’s administration must publicly disclose its legal justification for using drones to kill U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism overseas.

04/21/2014

Delivery company DHL tests a drone in Bonn, Germany on Dec. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

New York, New Jersey Picked For Drone Testing Sites

New York is among six states selected by federal officials to develop test sites for drones — a critical next step for the burgeoning industry that could one day produce thousands of unmanned aircraft for use by businesses, farmers and researchers.

12/30/2013

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Peter King Was Not Looking For Presidential Run

“This is not something I was looking for. It came to me and I want to look at it carefully,” King said.

07/19/2013

The government uses drones for any number of reasons. But what happens when everyday citizens use them? (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Beware Of Domestic Drones — The High-Flying Spies

In the world of warfare, the drones are guided on combat missions remotely by pilots and computers thousands of miles away. But now, anyone can buy a drone — without the weapons — to fly here at home.

05/01/2013

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

Concern Mounts Over Bloomberg’s Remark That Security Drones Are Likely Coming

Some New Yorkers have expressed serious concern after Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s remark that more security cameras, and even spy drones, will soon be chipping away at our personal space.

03/23/2013

Rep. Jim Himes (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Jim Himes Appointed To Intelligence Committee

The 113th Congress is underway and Rep. Jim Himes, Democrat of Connecticut has a new assignment.

02/14/2013

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Is The NYPD Experimenting With Drones Over The City? Evidence Points To Yes

They’re used in war zones for surveillance and military strikes. But are there plans to deploy drones in the Big Apple to keep an eye on New Yorkers? More and more people believe it’s inevitable.

01/23/2012