A declassified CIA report about the U-2 spy plane program lifts some of the veil of secrecy about a part of Nevada that fascinates sci-fi fans. For instance, the men who wanted to turn it into a top-secret site almost died the first time they went there. That's among five things interesting details.
Some motorists had complained they thought toll booth operators on state Route 400 weren't giving donated toll money to the drivers behind them.
The official in charge of China's transplant program says that starting in November, the country will begin moving to a voluntary organ donor program.
V.A. "Vinnie" Musetto had been associated with the Post for the past 40 years. Now, the newspaper tells him, budget cuts are forcing the Post to part ways with him. His famous headline is often cited as among the greatest in American tabloid history.
A newly declassified document even includes a map. But there's no word about space aliens being stored there. Also, while UFOs are mentioned, they're said to have been high-flying U2 spy planes.
Also: Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka at home in Nigeria; an unexpected Eugene O'Neill artifact; a poet turns to Craigslist.
An internal audit of the spy agency turned up many cases of "unauthorized surveillance of Americans or foreign intelligence targets in the United States," The Washington Post reports. Documents supplied by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden add new details to the scope of U.S. surveillance programs.
The Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters are back in the streets. The government has said it will use live ammunition to protect public buildings and security forces. After Wednesday's crackdown left more than 600 people dead and nearly 4,000 wounded, the country is braced for more bloodshed.
Two of the four gyroscope-like wheels that keep the planet-hunting probe pointed in the right direction aren't working. NASA is exploring whether there might be other research projects Kepler can still carry out.