FAA rules to clear way for routine commercial drone flights

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of approving routine commercial use of small drones, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of a new technology.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Inmate No. 47991-424: Hastert to report to prison soon

CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert must report to a federal prison in southeastern Minnesota this week to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case, one that revealed the 74-year-old sexually abused at least four boys decades ago when he coached wrestling at a suburban Chicago high school.

  • Written by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Boeing says it signs sales agreement with Iran Air

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent" to buy its aircraft, setting up the biggest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran.

  • Written by JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Rolling Stones bringing 'Exhibitionism' to NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are bringing an exhibit of more than 500 recording and artifacts from the band's archive to New York City in November.


Egyptian court rejects border demarcation pact with Saudi

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has rejected as illegal a demarcation border agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia under which Cairo would surrender control over two Red Sea islands to Riyadh.