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  • Barack Obama state china sports Hawaii blue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The official state china of President Barack Obama’s administration is a modern-inspired service trimmed in a blue that recalls the waters of his native state of Hawaii, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo…

  • White House reporter: You’d better have another job on the side

    WASHINGTON — Connie Lawn has been covering the White House since women journalists were newcomers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. “It was 1968, in the days of Helen Thomas and Sarah McLendon, but I’ve outlived them,…

  • New steel spikes would deter White House fence jumpers

    WASHINGTON — If you’re thinking about jumping the White House fence, stop right now. The National Park Service is expected to approve new steel spikes atop the security fence to discourage jumpers, according to internal…

  • Pesky spring guest buzzes Obama’s Easter egg roll

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A flying, buzzing harbinger of spring briefly upstaged President Barack Obama at the annual White House Easter egg roll Monday. Squeals and shrieks from a clump of agitated children interrupted Obama’s reading…

  • Secret Service surveillance tapes may have been erased

    WASHINGTON – The Secret Service may have erased surveillance videos following a crash into a White House security barrier involving two agents. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) told CBS News Wednesday that he had watched two…

  • Secret Service seeks $8M White House replica for training

    WASHINGTON – The Secret Service’s head is set to request a new $8 million White House to be built in Prince George’s County amid accusations that the embattled agency is not adequately protecting the White…

  • White House fence jumper pleads guilty to 2 charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A knife-carrying Army veteran who scaled a White House fence and dashed into the executive mansion before being caught has pleaded guilty in connection with the case. Omar Gonzalez pleaded guilty Friday…

  • Secret Service crash reveals change, old problems, reporter says

    WASHINGTON — The Washington Post reporter who broke the story about two Secret Service agents driving a government car into a temporary security barrier near the White House after a night of drinking says the…

  • Vendor cart catches fire near White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says authorities have responded to a fire and are searching a vehicle near the White House. The fire briefly delayed the departure of President Barack Obama and the…

  • Vendor cart catches fire near White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says authorities have responded to a fire and are searching a vehicle near the White House. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary says a vendor cart caught fire around…

  • White House temporarily locked down

    WASHINGTON — Part of the White House complex was temporarily locked down Monday morning after a man tried to enter the grounds. The man reportedly tried to walk onto the grounds behind an authorized pass holder at…

  • Lawyer: White House fence jumper expected to take plea deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who the Secret Service says scaled a White House fence and dashed into the executive mansion before being caught inside carrying a folding knife is expected to take a plea…

  • Lottery opens for White House Easter Egg Roll

    WASHINGTON – The annual lottery for tickets to the White House Easter Egg Roll opened Monday. The lottery will close at noon, Thursday, Feb. 26 and results will be available March 5. This year, the…

  • Drone maker plans software to block Washington flights

    BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese maker of a drone that a hobbyist crashed at the White House says it is taking steps to ensure that cannot happen again. DJI Technology Co. said Wednesday it will…

  • Man arrested outside White House grounds

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has arrested a man who climbed a bicycle rack outside the White House grounds Sunday, and he’s been charged with unlawful entry. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said the…