Area 51 Revealed in CIA Spy Plane Documents

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_ea1c5f0e53.jpgMyLoupe/UIG Via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Area 51 in Nevada has long been the subject of wild conspiracy theories about extraterrestrials, time travel and alien autopsies, but newly released declassified documents from the CIA finally acknowledge its existence. Although the report makes no mention of the sensational stories that have played out in pop culture for decades, it turns out that Area 51 was started as a testing site for the government's U-2 spy plane. 

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Texan at Bank Allegedly Claims to Be Obama’s Adopted Son

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_53dcd2a7b2.jpgCourtesy of Brazos County's Judicial Records (BRYAN, Texas) -- Employees at the Chase Bank in Bryan, Texas, were taken by surprise when a man walked in and claimed to be Michelle Obama’s newly adopted son, according to police. Johnnie Fletcher Gooden Jr., 29, said on Saturday that the first lady adopted him via Facebook the day prior.  He then requested access to Obama’s bank account. 

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Hundreds of Convicted Killers Slipping Through Texas Loophole

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_137e6517f5.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A loophole in Texas law is opening the cell doors for hundreds of convicted killers and other violent criminals, and setting dates for their early release. All inmates convicted between 1977 and 1987 will be released from prison after the number of days they have spent in jail and the number of days they have spent in good conduct equals one-third of their initial sentence, according to the Texas parole guide.

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Warrants: James DiMaggio 'Tortured and Killed' Friend's Wife, Son

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_7adb14931f.jpgKGTV(SAN DIEGO) -- James Lee DiMaggio "tortured and killed his best friend's wife and 8-year-old son," before kidnapping the friend's daughter, Hannah Anderson, and taking her out of state, according to search warrants that were unsealed Wednesday. DiMaggio also "shot and killed the family dog," the warrants added.

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UPS Cargo Plane Sent No Distress Call Before Crash

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_b7ebcc0f7c.jpgNTSB via Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- The UPS cargo plane that crashed and burned near the Birmingham, Ala., airport Wednesday morning never sent a distress signal or message to air traffic control before going down, authorities said later in the day. The plane was nearing the runway at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport when it went down around 6:10 a.m., authorities said.

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