The FAA has given a Surf City realtor permission to use drone technology to help sell and lease homes.
Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year of a solar-powered drone with the wingspan of a Boeing 737, the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet service to remote parts of the world.
The point where the roiling ocean meets the fury of a hurricane's winds may hold the key to improving storm intensity forecasts - but it's nearly impossible for scientists to see.
A team of academic researchers equipped with a drone estimate that about 35 million gallons of coal ash and contaminated wastewater spilled into the Dan River earlier this month.
The use of unmanned drones has raised privacy and safety concerns across the country. But the controversial aircraft could also be a useful tool for law enforcement one a local sheriff would like state lawmakers to consider.