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This undated image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs. (AP Photo/Amazon) ** FILE **

FAA to Amazon: No drones for you!

The Federal Aviation Administration has a message for Amazon akin to an old "Seinfeld" TV episode: No drones for you. Published June 24, 2014

** FILE ** President Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, June 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Obama: 'We gave Iraq the chance to have an inclusive democracy'

President Obama hopes Iraq's Shia-led government can find a way to be more inclusive of its Sunni minority, but if it can't come to a reconciliation with its multiple factions, then he says no amount of U.S. military assistance will help. Published June 20, 2014

Female attendees at a rally to support Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's election were allegedly raped and sexually assaulted by Muslim Brotherhood supporters. (AP Photo/Heba Khamis, File)

Muslim Brotherhood supporters charged with rape, sexual assault at al-Sisi celebration

Female attendees at a rally to support Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's election were allegedly raped and sexually assaulted by Muslim Brotherhood supporters. The nation's former army chief was sworn in as president June 8 after being elected in a controversial May election; a military coup ousted the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013. Published June 19, 2014

A Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) recovery team works at the site where military aircraft wreckage was found on Colony Glacier, Alaska, June 12, 2012. The site was judged to be the location where a a C-124 Globemaster crashed in 1952. (U.S. Army via The Associated Press)

Mystery solved: 17 service members killed in 1952 crash recovered, identified

On Nov. 22, 1952, a C-124 Globemaster took off from McChord Air Force Base, Washington, en route to Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. It never got there. Now, almost 62 years later, the remains of 17 service members killed during the C-124's crash have been recovered and identified. Published June 18, 2014