The Interior Department grounded its fleet over national security concerns. But other agencies are more worried about the impact of an all-out ban. Original article at nytimes.com

Spats over trespassing, privacy and air rights are heating up as the little copters become more popular. Original article at nytimes.com

The efforts in the halls of Congress are part of a multifront intervention by advocates for broader drone use as well as by their opponents, who argue that the machines pose significant safety and privacy risks. Original article at nytimes.com

As the Federal Aviation Administration begins to assert its authority to regulate drones, local lawmakers contend the agency’s efforts do not go far enough in protecting privacy and public safety. Original article at nytimes.com

Secret Service agents investigating the man who operated the drone that crashed on the White House lawn last week said they believed there was enough evidence to charge him with a crime. Original article at nytimes.com