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A rendering of a Facebook drone. (Harvest Zhang/Facebook)

Facebook Ready To Test Giant Drone For Beaming Internet Via Lasers

Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.

07/31/2015

Missing San Francisco teacher Edward Cavanaugh.

Drone Used To Search For Missing San Francisco Teacher In El Dorado National Forest

The California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher, marking the first time the Guard has used a drone for a search-and-rescue mission.

07/29/2015

Amazon drones (CBS)

Amazon Proposes Prime Slice Of Air Space For Drone Delivery

Amazon is making a pitch for a prime slice of air space to facilitate high speed package delivery using drones.

07/28/2015

A small drone is seen flying during a demonstration at the International Drone Expo 2015 at Makuhari Messe on May 21, 2015 in Chiba, Japan.  (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

1st-Ever U.S. Drone Racing Championships Featured At California State Fair

California’s State Fair is hosting the first-ever U.S. National Drone Racing Championships, featuring 120 pilots from all over the world operating packs of drones zipping around an 11,000-seat stadium at speeds of up to 80 mph.

07/16/2015

A look at the Presidio Parkway hours before it was scheduled to open to traffic. (CBS)

Drone Tour: What The New Presidio Parkway Looks Like From Above

KPIX 5’s newest tool – SkyDrone5- debuts above the billion dollar roadway project connecting downtown San Francisco to the Golden Gate bridge.

07/13/2015

(Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Flying Too Close To Wildfire Grounds Forest Service Planes

Authorities briefly grounded a U.S. Forest Service reconnaissance plane flying over a series of small wildfires near Redding after a drone flew to close to the scene.

07/02/2015

Cal Fire planes spray slurry on a wildfire in the Altamont Pass, May 28th, 2015 (Photo by @brianjtarte, used with permission)

Hobby Drone Prevents Firefighting Aircraft From Flying Over California Wildfire

A hobbyist flying a drone prevented firefighting aircraft from fighting a wildfire in Southern California Wednesday, a Cal Fire officer tweeted.

06/24/2015

Signs have been posted about the shark sightings at a popular Southern California surf spot, but the beach remains open. (CBS)

New Drone Spots Sharks Lurking In Waters Near Popular SoCal Surfing Spot

When lifeguards at a popular Orange County surfing spot decided to use a high-tech drone to keep swimmers safe from shark attacks, they got a chilling eyeful.

06/17/2015

Enrique Iglesias  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Enrique Iglesias Flown To SoCal Hospital After Drone Slices His Fingers During Concert In Tijuana

Concertgoers at Plaza de Toros de Playas posted photos on social media of Iglesias, 40, with blood all over his white T-shirt.

05/31/2015

(Photo Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty)

Vacaville Man Cited For Flying Drone Near White House

The U.S. Park Police have cited the operator of a small drone outside the White House with violating a federal law that prohibits flying unmanned aerial vehicles over Washington.

05/15/2015

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