Drone came within 200 feet of jet over NY

An unmanned drone came within 200 feet of a commercial jet over New York, triggering an FBI appeal to the public for any information about the unusual and potentially dangerous incident. The crew of Alitalia Flight 608 approaching John F. Kennedy airport on Monday reported the sighting. “We saw a drone, a drone aircraft,” the ...

Small drone spotted dangerously close to jet over NYC

Was it one of these that was spotted doing its Icarus imitation near JFK? (Credit: Parrot) Looks like someone in the New York City area needs to keep their robot plane on a shorter leash. Federal authorities are investigating today after the pilot of an Alitalia flight spotted what appeared to be a small, unmanned ...

Drone Over Brooklyn? Pilot Reportedly Spots Drone While Landing At JFK

Was there a drone over Brooklyn on Monday? According to the pilot of an Alitalia passenger jet there was. The Federal Aviation Administration is currently investigating a report that a drone was spotted flying over Brooklyn on Monday afternoon. According to Gawker, the pilot of the Alitalia jet was recorded saying that he spotted a ...

Video: Graham: Paul's filibuster point "cheapens" drone debate

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on the Senate floor said the question that fuelled a nearly 13-hour filibuster by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. – Will President Obama send a drone missile to take out a U.S. citizen sitting at a coffee shop? – is “offensive” and “does not deserve an answer.” Full story

Drone Over Brooklyn? Pilot Reports Seeing UAV Over JFK Airport

Drone over Brooklyn: A pilot on Monday said he saw a “drone aircraft” flying near the New York City borough of Brooklyn. However, it was not confirmed if it was actually a drone. Full story

U.N.’s Drone Inquisitor: CIA Torture Was an ‘International Conspiracy of Crime’

The United Nations drone investigator going to have to deal with the CIA for his ongoing inquiry. That’s not stopping him from criticizing the agency harshly. Full story

Holder: Drone strike possible

Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday stopped short of entirely ruling out a scenario under which a drone strike would be ordered against an American on U.S. soil, but said it had never been done and the Obama administration had no plans of doing so. Full story

Drone used to study gas leaks near Casper

A drone has been used to study fugitive gas emissions at a federal oil and gas testing center near Casper. Full story

Drone strikes possible in US

The Obama administration has “no intention” of carrying out drone strikes against suspected terrorists in the United States, but could use them in response to “an extraordinary circumstance” such as the 9/11 terror attacks, according to a letter from Attorney General Eric Holder obtained by NBC News. Full story

Drone deal wins vote for Brennan

The CIA chief is confirmed after the administration clarifies limits on attacks on Americans in the U.S. Full story