United States Secret Service

A man walks through a hall at Secret Service offices  in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December. But the agency says it could take years […]

04/17/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama waves as arrives from Air Force One at Zaventem airport in Brussels on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.  (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

3 Secret Service agents benched before Obama trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before President Barack Obama’s arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service said Tuesday. The […]

03/25/2014

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. […]

12/23/2013

The entrance to the Hay Adams Hotel near the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Secret Service facing another sex scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 18 months after a prostitution scandal in South America rocked the Secret Service, the agency in charge of protecting the president is investigating another case of suspected sexual misconduct in […]

11/14/2013

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.

03/13/2013

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.

02/01/2013

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.

01/28/2013

Woman fired for Obama racial slur on Facebook

TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) – A California woman has been fired and reported to the Secret Service for her President Barack Obama racial slur and assassination comment on Facebook. The Modesto Bee says 22-year-old Denise Helms […]

11/09/2012

Obama effigy removed after Secret Service visit

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – The Secret Service has questioned a Southern California homeowner about a front yard effigy of President Barack Obama hanging from a noose. Eddie Million insists it was a harmless Halloween […]

10/24/2012

Secret Service probing theft of Romney tax records

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Secret Service says it’s investigating the reported theft of copies of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney‘s federal tax records before 2010. A letter sent anonymously to Tennessee political and newspaper offices […]

09/05/2012

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