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|A new timeline reveals why top defense staff didn't act before China's suspected balloon crossed over the continental US
• Biden says US-China relations have not taken a hit in wake of spy balloon shoot down
• Spy balloon part of a broader Chinese military surveillance operation, US intel sources say
POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2023 1:01 AM
|China wants to dominate the 'near space' battlefield. Balloons are a key asset
In China's eyes, the newest superpower battlefield sits between 12 and 60 miles above the Earth's surface in a thin-aired layer of the atmosphere it calls "near space."
POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2023 10:45 AM
|Biden says US-China relations have not taken a hit in wake of spy balloon shoot down
President Joe Biden said in a new interview that the recently recovered Chinese spy balloon that traversed the continental US did not damage bilateral relations between the two countries.
POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2023 12:18 PM
|See image of a Chinese balloon hovering over Taiwan
CNN obtained images of Chinese spy balloons, recently shot down in the US, hovering over Taiwan in recent months. China has long vowed to "reunify" the democratic island with the communist country's mainland, by force if necessary. One of the Chinese military's tools being high altitude balloons. CNN's Will Ripley has more from Taiwan.
POSTED FEBRUARY 08, 2023 1:55 AM
|Opinion: The long, strange history of spy balloons
Shooting down China's balloon was akin to my 11-year-old son finally popping the toy balloon he had been batting around the house all week.
POSTED FEBRUARY 08, 2023 12:57 AM
|US Navy releases photos of Chinese spy balloon recovery effort
The US Navy released photos Tuesday of its recovery effort of a suspected Chinese spy balloon, which US fighter jets shot down over the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday.
POSTED FEBRUARY 07, 2023 11:18 PM
|China has more ICBM launchers than US, senior general says
A senior American military officer notified lawmakers in January that China has more land-based fixed and mobile intercontinental ballistic missile launchers than the US, according to a letter sent to Congress.
POSTED FEBRUARY 07, 2023 7:50 PM
|Republicans' extreme reaction to Biden's big speech helps make his point
• Biden heads to rival-rich Florida ready to push Republicans on Social Security and Medicare
• Biden confronts Republicans in first speech after 'spirited' State of the Union
• Opinion: Biden plays 'truth or dare' with GOP
POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2023 12:35 PM
|Google shares lose $100B after company's AI chatbot Bard makes an error during a demo
• Analysis: The way we search for information online is about to change
POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2023 10:27 AM
|Madonna hits back at criticism of her looks after Grammys
Madonna has spoken out against criticism of her appearance after presenting at the Grammy Awards Sunday night. In her latest Instagram post, the multi-award-winning singer lamented being "caught in the glare of ageism and misogyny that permeates the world we live in," after a close-up photo of her face went viral online and sparked a torrent of negative comments.
POSTED FEBRUARY 08, 2023 3:47 PM