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President Barack Obama crosses the street as he walks to have lunch at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014, prior to attending the White House Summit on Working Families. Walking with Obama, from left are, Shirley Young, Lisa Rumain, Shelby Ramirez,  and Rodger Trombley. Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies, part of a broader effort to convince employers that providing more flexibility is good for business as well as workers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama’s not just on the loose. He’s also hungry.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bear isn’t just on the loose. He’s also hungry. In this case, the bear in question is President Barack Obama, who has lately been comparing his yearnings to escape the White […]


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Official: Man scaled White House fence, arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says a man has been arrested after he climbed over a fence at the White House. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary says the man climbed over the fence around 4 p.m. […]


A customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

Target: Justice Dept. investigates its data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. said on Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer that’s being called the second largest incident in U.S. […]


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Report: No evidence of widespread problems at Secret Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no evidence of widespread misconduct within the Secret Service, according to a Homeland Security Department inspector general’s report. The 145-page report was issued Friday, more than 18 months after the […]


The White House, seen from the South Lawn in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Public tours of White House to resume Nov. 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public tours of the White House, canceled earlier this year because of budget cuts, are resuming next month on a limited basis, officials said Friday in a welcome announcement for the many […]


North side of Santa Monica College campus with students and police outside after shooting incident nearby. (AP Photo)

Police: Gunman killed 6 in Santa Monica shootings

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Santa, Monica, Calif., say they aren’t absolutely convinced yet that a gunman who killed six people acted alone. The carnage started at a burned out house where two […]


NC man gets prison time for tweeting Obama threats

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is headed to prison for threatening President Barack Obama through Twitter during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. A federal judge sentenced Donte Jamar Sims on Wednesday to […]


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.”


The White House South Lawn

Obama talks of resuming White House tours for kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening the door to the possibility of a resumption of White House tours for student groups amid some confusion over who made the ultimate decision to cancel them.


Mark Sullivan

Secret Service chief to step down after 30 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Secret Service is stepping down after 30 years on the job. A Secret Service spokesman says Mark Sullivan will retire effective Feb. 23. His replacement hasn’t been announced.




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