Tiny town near Area 51 braces for alien hunters

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Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nev., believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.

A whimsical invitation on Facebook has urged UFO enthusiasts to gather on Sept. 20 and “storm” nearby Area 51, a U.S. military base long rumored to house extraterrestrials and spaceships. More than 2 million Facebook users have said they plan to go.

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