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  • Not guilty plea for man in White House incident

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man accused of jumping a fence at the White House pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he ran into the presidential mansion while carrying a knife. A lawyer for defendant Omar J. Gonzalez, David Bos, entered the plea on his client's behalf in a 20-minute proceeding...

  • WH: No need for Ebola travel restrictions

    "We are confident that the sophisticated medical infrastructure that exists in the United States can prevent the wide spread of Ebola," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.

  • Secret Service director resigns

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said he accepted her resignation and saluted her 30 years of service.

  • Secret Service chief blames media after resignation

    "I think it's in the best interest of the Secret Service and the American public if I step down," Pierson said. "Congress has lost confidence in my ability to run the agency. The media has made it clear that this is what they expected."

  • WH 'deeply concerned' about new Israeli settlements

    The construction of roughly 2,5000 settlement homes in East Jerusalem "would send a very troubling message" to the international community, said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.

  • AP NewsAlert

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: New construction in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from 'closest allies'

  • Dangerous people and deadly force

    What the Secret Service needs is something every law enforcement agency needs: Weapons that can incapacitate threatening suspects without inflicting deadly wounds.

  • Obama seeks traction on economy amid foreign tests

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But the airstrikes against Islamic State extremists have also introduced a new...

  • Secret Service didn't file paperwork on Atlanta incident

    Secret Service managers told agents in Atlanta not to file a written report after discovering that a man with a gun rode in an elevator with President Obama during his visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sept. 16, according to two sources familiar with the case.

  • Seven problems with the White House sexual assault checklist (and four good things about it)

    In April, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released a checklist for colleges to use in crafting new sexual misconduct policies.

  • Obama deserves better security than this

    The Secret Service has no margin for error in its mission of protecting the president. Pierson must be replaced and others responsible for these far-reaching problems should also be fired.

  • Secret Service chief on hot seat for WH breach

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday admitted failures in her agency's critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions about how a knife-carrying intruder penetrated ring after ring of...

  • CDC: 'No doubt' Ebola will be contained after first U.S. diagnosis

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will announce in a press conference later Tuesday that the first case of the deadly Ebola virus has been diagnosed in the United States.

  • Exclusive: Secret Service missed man with gun in elevator with Obama

    The Secret Service allowed a security breach during President Obama's visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept. 16.

  • What to serve a guest who's fasting? Hospitality

    WASHINGTON (AP) — What do you serve a man who isn't eating? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was served warm water and an empty plate as the guest of honor at a White House dinner Monday night and again at a State Department luncheon Tuesday. It may seem odd to serve a dinner of crisped...



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