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U-2 spy plane pilot Powers honored with Silver Star

Five decades after being shot down in Soviet air space in a high-flying aircraft packed with surveillance gear, Francis Gary Powers is honored at the Pentagon.

By June 15, 2012

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U-2 spy plane keeps on soaring (photos)

The Pentagon, smitten with the Global Hawk drone, had been ready to ground the U-2 fleet for good. But the latest Air Force budget proposal tells a different tale.

22 Images By February 22, 2012

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Early images of the U-2 spy aircraft being tested at Area 51

Photos, details, and history about the CIA's secret Area 51 testing facility and the U-2 spy planes developed there are showcased in a newly declassified report.

12 Images By August 15, 2013

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Martha Stewart is hooked on drones

The lifestyle goddess muses about the wonder that flying machines have brought into her life -- and could bring into yours.

By July 30, 2014

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Air Force's U-2 aircraft get new lease on life

The draft of the federal budget for 2013 pulls back the throttle on the rival Global Hawk program. An Air Force general says the U-2, a design that dates to the 1950s, is "the stronger system."

By February 22, 2012

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Solar Impulse 2 successfully completes maiden voyage

Using only the power of the sun's rays, the souped up lightweight aircraft climbs to nearly 6,000 feet and stays aloft for more than two hours.

By June 2, 2014

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White House to rule soon on petition to deport Justin Bieber

An online petition that secured 220,000 signatures has forced the US government to consider the fate of the Canadian pop star. The White House's press secretary says it is being mulled.

By January 31, 2014

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Like U.S. lawmakers, Brits raise spying fears over Huawei gear

A new report from the Intelligence and Security Committee in the British Parliament questions the procedures and protocols used that allowed the Chinese telecom-gear maker to expand its operations in that country.

By June 6, 2013

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Huawei to invest $2B in U.K. amid ongoing 'spying' claims

While the U.S. Congress warms up a probe of its ties to the Chinese government, Huawei agrees to lavish the U.K. with cash, to general acclamation.

By September 11, 2012

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CIA declassifies covert details on the secretive Area 51

Debunking many conspiracy theories, a massive 355-page declassified report details the birth of Area 51 and the U-2 spy planes developed and tested there.

By August 15, 2013