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u-2 spy plane

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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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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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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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No 3D in 'U2 3D' without binocular vision

Despite encouraging words that the new generation of 3D technology would help me see 3D films the way everyone else does, it didn't happen.

By January 22, 2008

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Samsung Gear VR makes virtual reality a reality in CNET UK podcast 414

Samsung has beaten Oculus to the VR market, scientists extract DNA from ancient manuscripts and we contemplate a Superman TV show without Superman.

By December 11, 2014

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Debunking my own UFO sighting, 14 years later

For years now, Crave's Eric Mack has been telling the story of the UFO he saw over a decade ago. Turns out he's probably had it all wrong that whole time.

By December 3, 2014

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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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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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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