Obama deploying drones around U.S.

by Steve Peacock -- The deployment of federal drones in and around U.S. shores represents one of the Obama administration's next steps in the nation's expanded use of unmanned aircraft systems for more…

Obama hiring contractor for African bombs

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration continues to ramp up its military-response capabilities in Africa, where it is now looking for contractor support to transport U.S. Africa Command troops, weaponry and more…

Drone training anyone? Army ramping up plans

by Steve Peacock -- Contractor-provided training in the operation and maintenance of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or SUASs, for "domestic and foreign customers" is being ramped up by the U.S. Army, which more…

Government hiring 'independent' study of HIV

by Steve Peacock -- If one believes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the reason certain populations in the U.S. report more cases of HIV isn't a mystery. Except to the more…

Obama repackages Kenyan aid scheme

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration is relaunching a strategy to shift vast quantities of money from the United States to Kenya, even though the African nation was stripped of a more…

Feds torpedo July 4th over 'sequestration'

by Steve Peacock -- Independence Day celebrations such as the annual public fireworks display at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey have been canceled due to sequestration-related cuts. But somehow the federal more…