Drone Schools Suggest Inevitability Of Drones In Everyday Life

This week, the United States Navy launched its drone prototype, the X-47B, from the deck of the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush off the coast of Maryland. The X-47B is the first drone that has proven successful in launching from and landing on an aircraft carrier, giving the military the capability of launching drone strikes without […]

This week, the United States Navy launched its drone prototype, the X-47B, from the deck of the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush off the coast of Maryland. The X-47B is the first drone that has proven successful in launching from and landing on an aircraft carrier, giving the military the capability of launching drone strikes without first setting up a

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Cuomo Cure For Nonprofit Excess Exempts High-Paid Health Execs

Many of New York’s nonprofit hospitals specialize in supersized pay — and new rules are unlikely to change the equation.

Many of New York’s nonprofit hospitals specialize in supersized pay — and new rules reining in publicly funded salaries are unlikely to change the equation. Starting in July, following an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the New York State Department of Health and a dozen other state agencies intend to cap employee compensation at

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Venezuela Sends Military To Fight Caracas Street Crime

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has launched a plan to fight crime in the streets of Caracas, with its first phase involving 3,000 military troops.

LIMA, Peru — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has launched a plan to fight crime in the streets of Caracas, with its first phase involving 3,000 military troops. "Our armed forces are taking the streets to protect the people," Maduro said in a speech to military police and troops that was carried live on state television on Monday. "I call

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Holder To Face Tough Questioning At House Hearing

Attorney General Eric Holder is facing what is likely to be aggressive questioning by the Republican-led House Judiciary Committee on topics ranging from the Justice Department’s gathering of phone records at The Associated Press to the government’s handling of intelligence before the Boston Marathon bombings. The panel’s chairman, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said he was […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder is facing what is likely to be aggressive questioning by the Republican-led House Judiciary Committee on topics ranging from the Justice Department's gathering of phone records at The Associated Press to the government's handling of intelligence before the Boston Marathon bombings. The panel's chairman, Rep. Bob

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The 182 Percent Loan: How Installment Lenders Put Borrowers In A World Of Hurt

World Finance, a billion-dollar company, peddles installment loans, a product that often drives borrowers into a similar quagmire of debt.

One day late last year, Katrina Sutton stood at a gas pump outside Atlanta and swiped her debit card. Insufficient funds. But that couldn't be. She'd been careful to wait until her $270 paycheck from Walmart had hit her account. The money wasn't there? It was all she had. And without gas, she couldn't get to work. She tried not to panic, but

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Post-Sandy Hook: Bulletproof Whiteboards Used By Schools For Protection

The products are a godsend for some, yet others are targeting the company for profiting off tragedy.

In 2003, a 17-year-old student in a rural Minnesota community walked into his high school armed with a .22 caliber pistol and hunted down two of his classmates, killing one with a shot to the head and another with a shot to the chest. Ten years after the carnage caused by Jason McLaughlin, who has since been sentenced to life in prison, the

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