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  • 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…

  • White House to stream National Christmas Tree Lighting online

    If you didn\’t get a ticket for the National Christmas Tree Lighting, you can still watch it from the comfort of your home.

  • Woman arrested with gun near White House

    Another person has been arrested with a gun near the White House.

  • Man with rifle arrested at White House

    A man with a rifle in his car was arrested at the White House Wednesday afternoon.

  • Clinton papers on Lewinsky, others released

    KEN THOMAS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House plotted strategies to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and other scandals, according to documents released…

  • Infectious diseases chief: U.S. will screen travelers for Ebola

    The NIH\’s infectious diseases chief says that the White House is considering how to provide additional screening of travelers who arrive at U.S. airports for Ebola.

  • Accused White House intruder indicted

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez was indicted Tuesday on federal and local charges for allegedly intruding into the presidential mansion armed with a folding knife. A three-count federal grand jury…

  • Secret Service chief on hot seat for WH breach

    ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press 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…

  • Secret Service chief says intruder was recognized

    ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service director says at least two of her uniformed officers recognized a man just before he jumped the White House fence from an earlier troubling…

  • Secret Service allowed to shoot WH intruders

    ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says officers and agents are allowed to use “lethal force” to stop someone from getting into the White House. Pierson was not…

  • White House front door now locks automatically

    ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the front door to the White House now locks automatically in a security breach. Pierson told a House panel that the…