Latest "balloon" stories
‘Unidentified object’ downed over Lake Huron
U.S. officials say an “unidentified object” has been shot down Sunday for the third time in as many days, this time over Lake Huron.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press and Zeke Miller, The Associated Press
Downed objects believed to be balloons, Sen. Schumer says
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says the U.S. believes the unidentified objects American fighter jets shot down over Canada and Alaska were balloons.
Chinese balloon wasn’t downed over Alaska due to ‘dangerous’ recovery
The Pentagon is trying to justify its decision to lawmakers critical of how long it took the Biden administration to act.
By Bryant Harris and Colin Demarest
China conducted spy balloon program for years, Pentagon says
A U.S. military fighter jet shot down a Chinese balloon off the South Carolina coast on Saturday.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press