- Some North Carolina legislators believe detailed rules about who can fly unmanned aircraft are needed to balance privacy concerns with the aircraft's potential benefits for law enforcement and private industry.
- The case of an Onslow County Deputy caught on cell phone video demanding to see a driver's license from a man standing on his own porch, who was not accused of a crime, raises the question of when you have to show your ID.
- A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or cover it up.
- The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester.
- Immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.
- A product called "Palcohol" gained widespread media attention in recent days after it was reported that the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the powered alcohol, including vodka and rum varieties.
- The three-year-old from Lincoln, Nebraska was back in his mother's arms Wednesday after sending her into a panic until he turned up in the window a bowling alley's Bear Claw machine.
- Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance.
- There's a new gun violence prevention group hoping to rival the National Rifle Association, and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is putting 50 million dollars behind the effort.