The body lay along a fence line at the edge of a highway. He was a 23-year-old Salvadoran, according to the ID in his wallet, carrying a toothbrush and a picture of a young girl posing in a cap and gown. The man had spent days trudging through the sandy brush of South Texas, stripped to socks and underwear in the heat.
I hadn’t put a lot of thought into the death penalty until I was lying on a sidewalk on Boylston Street two years ago. There, then, I believed that I was going to die and that my husband was already dead. But we’re still alive. I lost my leg below the knee; both of his legs were wounded.
Rachel Hall, the Temple University student who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident four weeks ago, has been transferred from Temple University Hospital to Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, her mother says.
It’s been a rough couple of months for drone enthusiasts in the U. S. capital. In January, a drone manufacturer decided to disable its devices within the boundaries of downtown Washington, D. C., after a remote-controlled drone crashed on the White House lawn. And yet, earlier this month, another man was arrested for trying to use a drone too near President Obama’s residence.
This drone dilemma may seem like a singularly modern problem—after all, the world is only just confronting how to maintain safety and privacy in a world where anyone can operate one of the aircraft.