Top Secret NSA in 1953: We Need Better Spies, Please

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_ab294ffb40.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- More than a half-century before Edward Snowden, the then-fledgling agency warned of a Soviet nuclear attack and said there was a big vulnerability in the NSA’s ability to see it coming: its own people. “During the past few years, the Defense Establishment and, through it, the American People have become increasingly aware of the potentialities of the USSR mounting a direct atomic attack against the U.S.,” says the Top Secret 1953 Robertson Report.

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Reward Posted for Suspected Serial Arsonist in San Jose

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_2e17980501.jpgFuse/Thinkstock (SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- The San Jose firefighters union is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who authorities believe set 11 of 13 fires in the city since last Wednesday. The latest fire early Monday near Alum Rock Park stoked new fears that a serial arsonist is setting fires across San Jose in California’s South Bay. And while Monday’s fire was not a case of arson, according to Fire Capt. Cleo Doss, the fire department has confirmed that there were three more arson blazes set just on Sunday.

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'Octomom' Nadya Suleman Charged with Welfare Fraud

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_e66deb342a.jpgPaul Warner/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The California woman who became known as “Octomom” has been charged with welfare fraud in Los Angeles. Nadya Suleman, the 38-year-old mother of 14, who became the focus of worldwide attention after she gave birth to octuplets, failed to report $30,000 in earnings when she applied for welfare, according to Los Angeles County prosecutors. The district attorney says Suleman did not disclose that she's been getting paid for personal appearances and residuals from videos.

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Water Ban Remains in Effect in West Virginia, Officials More Optimistic

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_93b9c7ee4c.jpgPhoto by Tom Hindman/Getty Images (CHARLESTON, W.Va.) -- Residents in nine counties in West Virginia are still being warned not to drink or use their water on Sunday after a chemical leaked into the Elk River Thursday. MCHM -- a chemical used to clean coal in coal processing plants -- began leaking from a hole in a 48,000-gallon tank, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Tom Aluise told ABC News.

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Utility Says Power to Be Restored to Washington Residents Sunday

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_22427860e4.jpgMonkey Business/Thinkstock Photos (TACOMA, Wash.) -- Many of the more than 30,000 customers who were without power in Washington State on Saturday night have had their electricity restored by Sunday afternoon, Puget Sound Energy said on their Twitter account. Just after 9 a.m. PT Sunday, the utility company said that there were fewer than 9,000 customers still without power and that with crews in the "final stages of time-consuming work," those customers would have their power back by the end of Sunday.

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