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Corn stalks suffering from drought conditions are seen on a farm on August 7, 2012 in Mechanicsville, Maryland. The agriculture industry in certain parts of Maryland has been suffering lack of rain and high temperatures.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Agriculture the Most Promising Market for Drones

Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn’t waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He and a friend built their own, outfitting it with cameras and using it to monitor his 1,500 acres.


Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., delivers a speech titled, "Renewing the Opportunity for Prosperity: Economic Freedom Zones" at the Detroit Economic Club on Dec. 6, 2013 in Detroit, Mich. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: I Have No Problem With Amazon Using Delivery Drones

Sen. Rand Paul – who filibustered for 13 hours in March against the confirmation of CIA head John Brennan to protest the Obama administration’s use of drones – doesn’t have a problem with Amazon using the unmanned aircraft as a delivery service.


Amazon.com (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Amazon.com Sees Delivery Drones as Future

Amazon.com is working on a way to get customers their goods in 30 minutes or less — by drone.


Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

FAA: Drone Access To US Skies Will Be Long Process

Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected.


American drone strikes in Pakistan have prompted protests. (Getty Images)

U.N. Report: Drones Are Weapons Of Choice In Modern War

A United Nations report says unmanned aerial vehicles are the weapons of choice in modern warfare.


Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the 2013 Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council, on Oct. 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

AP: Is Rand Paul The Next Generation-Defining Senator On American Foreign Policy?

In just half a term, the Kentucky Republican has shaken up Congress and in some ways the country with his brand of libertarian populism, filibustering President Barack Obama’s CIA director earlier this year and leading the fight against authorizing U.S. military action in Syria.


File photo of a drone. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Justice Department Spent Nearly $5M On Domestic Drones

The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said Thursday.


File photo of a drone. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

FAA Warns Against ‘Drone Hunting,’ Shooting At Unmanned Aircraft For Reward

Federal aviation officials are warning that people who fire guns at drones could be prosecuted or fined.


File photo of a predator drone.  (credit:John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Drones Killed 10 Times More Civilians Than Manned Aircrafts In Afghanistan

According to a recent study conducted by a US military adviser, drone strikes has killed 10 times more civilians than manned aircrafts.


President Barack Obama speaks about his administration's drone and counterterrorism policies, as well as the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., on May 23, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Not ‘Constitutional For The Government To Target Or Kill Any US Citizen’ With A Drone Without Due Process

President Obama revealed clearer guidelines for drone strikes during a counterterrorism policy speech Thursday.