August 16th, 2013
10:03 PM ET

CIA admits: Area 51 is real

Area 51 is real.

Newly released CIA documents confirm the existence of the secretive government site, long-rumored to be located somewhere in the Nevada desert.

Area 51 officially acknowledged, mapped in newly released documents

For decades, Area 51 has been the subject of Hollywood lore and countless conspiracy theories, but is there any truth to the legends about crashed spaceships and alien autopsies?

Dan Simon is OutFront.

Filed under: News
August 16th, 2013
10:01 PM ET

Facebook murder suspect in court

Derek Medina appeared in court for the first time since he was charged with killing his wife, 26-year-old Jennifer Alfonso, and posting a graphic photo of her dead body on Facebook.

In an alleged online confession, Medina claimed he shot her because she was abusing him.

His attorneys asked the judge to take pictures of still visible bruises on Medina's body to preserve evidence.

CNN legal analyst Paul Callan is OutFront.

Filed under: Crime • News
August 16th, 2013
10:00 PM ET

The NSA's privacy problems

There are new revelations that the National Security Agency has been routinely breaking privacy rules.

An internal audit and other top secret documents, obtained by the Washington Post , found the spy agency racked up thousands of violations last year.

The NSA audit, dated May 2012, counted 2,776 incidents in the preceding 12 months of unauthorized collection, storage, access to or distribution of legally protected communications.

NSA admits 'mistakes' amid criticism after audit shows it broke privacy rules

This news coming just days after President Obama assured the public the NSA is not interested in spying on ordinary people.

OutFront Radio show hosts Michael Medved, Stephanie Miller, and James Bamford, author of "The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA From 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America."

Filed under: National Security • News • NSA Leaker Edward Snowden • Politics
August 16th, 2013
09:08 PM ET

Drones coming to a town near you

There have been a lot of headlines about the National Security Agency's surveillance programs.

But as big as the NSA is, it is still just one cog in the U.S.'s spying wheel.

Another one: drones.

And they are watching you in ways you didn't know.

Chris Lawrence reports for OutFront.

Filed under: Drones • National Security • News
August 16th, 2013
08:59 PM ET

Could Gov. Christie's medical marijuana decision impact a possible 2016 run?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie decided not to decide on a medical marijuana bill that could make it easier for children to qualify for the state's already existing medical marijuana program.

He sent the bill back to the state legislature, but did signal he'd sign it if changes were made.

Christie seeks changes in New Jersey medical marijuana bill

Republican strategist Hogan Gidley is OutFront to discuss what the decision could mean for a potential Christie 2016 presidential election run.

Filed under: Marijuana • News