U-2 outlasts Cold War, but defense cuts threaten to knock high-flying spy plane out of the sky

  • by: DONNA CASSATA , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 23, 2014 - 12:30 PM

WASHINGTON — The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war.

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