Ed Donovan

(AP Photo)

Police said to have suspect in mind in ricin case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A letter addressed to President Barack Obama is being checked for a “suspicious substance,” a day after a letter addressed to a U.S. senator tested positive for poisonous ricin, the U.S. Secret Service says.


The White House shown from the South Lawn

Secret Service expands security at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says it has expanded its security perimeter at the White House following the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says the measure was taken “out of an abundance of caution.”


US Secret Service seal

Secret Service dog falls to death at Biden event

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says one of its canines fell to its death at a New Orleans fundraiser where Vice President Joe Biden was speaking.



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