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  • Intruder ran farther into White House than previously disclosed

    Intruder ran farther into White House than previously disclosed
    The intruder who broke into the White House this month made it beyond the front door and past an armed guard, then ran about 100 feet inside, much farther than previously disclosed, a federal law enforcement official said Monday. Authorities say Omar...
  • Secret Service director faces grilling over security breaches

    Secret Service director faces grilling over security breaches
    The head of the U.S. Secret Service is expected to face blistering questions from lawmakers on Tuesday about the latest White House security breach and a string of scandals that have tarnished the image of the agency charged with protecting the president....
  • Report: Intruder ran through much of main floor of White House

    Report: Intruder ran through much of main floor of White House
    The man who breached security at the White House this month overpowered a U.S. Secret Service officer and ran through much of the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing...
  • Man opens fire during Ethiopian Embassy protest in Washington

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire during a protest on the Ethiopian Embassy grounds on Monday, according to a video of the incident, but no injuries were reported. A spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service said it had detained a possible...
  • White House defends Secret Service after report on 2011 shooting

    The White House defended the Secret Service on Sunday in the wake of a newspaper investigation that details how the agency fumbled its response to a gunman firing upon the White House in 2011, while President Obama's younger daughter and his mother-in-law...
  • Public to Secret Service at White House: Don't fence us out

    Public to Secret Service at White House: Don't fence us out
    Washingtonians are pushing back against suggestions that the U.S. Secret Service might make it harder for the public to get close to the White House. Reports in recent days suggested the service might respond to a security breach at the White House by...
  • Note to Secret Service -- lock the White House door

    As anyone who's ever tried knows, the White House is one of the most difficult buildings in the world to get into. Take it from me. I go there almost every day for the daily White House press briefings. You have to go through several layers of security to...
  • For the record

    Colorado school protest: An article in the Sept. 25 Section A about Denver-area students protesting proposed curriculum changes, misidentified Ashlyn Maher as Ashyl Maher. White House intruder: In the Sept. 23 Section A, a photo caption with an article...
  • Prospect of tighter White House security touches nerve in Washington

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The prospect of more of the U.S. capital being closed off after an intruder got into the White House has struck a nerve in Washington over public space being eroded by barricades and bollards. The possible tightening of security...
  • White House intruder was armed with knife: officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Texas man arrested on Friday for charging at the White House was armed with a knife when he climbed a fence and made it into the executive mansion after President Barack Obama had departed, the U.S. Attorney's Office said on...
  • White House intruder makes it into building; arrested

    An unarmed man who scaled the fence of the White House was able to make it inside doors to the building's North Portico on Friday, the Secret Service told the Los Angeles Times. Omar J. Gonzalez, 42 of Copperas Cove, Texas, jumped the north fence line of...
  • Obama lauds Secret Service as probes reveal alleged intruder's focus on White House

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama expressed confidence Monday in the Secret Service, as authorities launched inquiries into how an armed man made it to the front door of the White House, a man with hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his nearby car and an...