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a Chinese balloon

The Chinese balloon saga could be part of a new space race closer to Earth

U.S. defense officials say they believe the downed balloon was part of a fleet Beijing has deployed over 40 countries.
An aerial view of the Olympic village

China’s Olympics aim to keep COVID at bay with armpit sensors, robots and more

Athletes and other attendees will be in a closed "loop" with strict rules about everything from daily testing for athletes to how spectators should respond — no cheering out loud, please!