Brian Knowlton
Brian Knowlton
  • Articles
  • Authors
US shoots down another object, this time over Lake Huron
by Brian Knowlton - February 13, 2023 - 7:31am
A US warplane shot down another flying object on Sunday, this time over Lake Huron on the US-Canadian border, the fourth in a dramatic series that began with the downing of a suspected Chinese spy balloon a week...
US looks for Chinese balloon debris
by Brian Knowlton - February 6, 2023 - 2:41pm
US navy personnel worked to recover on Sunday the debris of a suspected Chinese spy balloon shot down after it floated over North America for days.
US lawmakers clash over Biden's handling of Chinese balloon
by Brian Knowlton - February 6, 2023 - 5:53am
With efforts to retrieve balloon debris continuing off the South Carolina coast one day after a US fighter jet downed the large airship, the incident sparked fiery debate over Joe Biden's dealing with the matter...
Top Republican to meet Biden on avoiding US debt default
by Brian Knowlton - January 30, 2023 - 10:19am
House speaker Kevin McCarthy said he would meet Wednesday with Joe Biden to discuss avoiding a US debt default, but warned the president must rethink his refusal to consider spending cuts in exchange for raising...
US, UK ramp up sanctions pressure on Russia over Ukraine
by Brian Knowlton - January 31, 2022 - 9:02am
Fears of an imminent invasion have grown in recent days, despite denials from Moscow and pleas from Ukraine's president to avoid stirring "panic" over the massive Russian military build-up on the border.
US 'failing' on COVID-19: top health official
by Brian Knowlton - August 9, 2021 - 7:22am
A surge of the highly transmissible Delta variant has brought a slew of bad news in the United States, which already has the highest reported death toll worldwide from Covid-19 at more than 616,000.
Biden team lays plans as inauguration, impeachment loom
by Brian Knowlton - January 18, 2021 - 7:32am
Washington was under the watch of thousands of National Guard troops and ringed with security barriers ahead of Biden's swearing in Wednesday, in a nation still rattled by the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
US hits 5 million coronavirus cases
by Brian Knowlton - August 10, 2020 - 7:44am
The US has been hammered by the COVID-19 pandemic, recording more than 162,000 deaths -- by far the highest of any country, ahead only of Brazil, which on Saturday became the second country to pass 100,000 deat...
America mourns former president George H.W. Bush
by Brian Knowlton - December 3, 2018 - 1:17am
Flags flew at half-staff across the United States on Saturday as Americans prepared for a week of solemn tributes to George H.W. Bush, in his home state of Texas and in the US Capitol, a day after the former president...
After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest
by Brian Knowlton - September 3, 2018 - 9:01am
A nearly weeklong celebration of the life of US senator John McCain -- war hero, maverick, two-time presidential candidate and outspoken critic of Donald Trump -- came to a solemn and subdued end Sunday as he was...
Are you sure you want to log out?

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

or sign in with