Some news stories are not news at all but...SATIRE or TABLOIDS
1: a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn
2: trenchant wit, irony, or sarcasm used to expose and discredit vice or folly
Example: The Onion
1: a newspaper whose pages, usually five columns wide, are about one-half the size of a standard-sized newspaper page.
2: a newspaper this size concentrating on sensational and lurid news, usually heavily illustrated.
3: a short form or version; condensation; synopsis; summary.
Example: The National Enquirer
News Satire from Wikipedia (this article cannot be edited)
List of satirical news websites from Wikipedia (this article cannot be edited)
List of satirical television news shows from Wikipedia (this article cannot be edited)
Not just funny: Satirical news has serious political effects from Ohio State University and Science News
Tabloids are famous for news stories that are odd, exaggerated, sometimes crazy and often fake
Ryan Tate: Tabloid Chic: How Racy Headlines Unlock Money and Power from Wired, 2013.
Deborah Schaffer: Shocking Secrets Revealed: The Language of Tabloid Headlines from Charters for Compassion