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White House Lockdown Lifted After Suspicious Object Thrown Over Fence

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 05.30.2016 | Politics

The White House has returned to "normal operations" after a partial lockdown triggered when an individual threw a metal object over the fence, a U.S. ...

White House Kicks Off Cyber Marathon To Stop Intrusions

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics

(Repeats story with no change to text) By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - The federal government could ...

White House Fence Jumper Sentenced To Jail

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) - A man arrested for scaling the White House fence in October was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to time served i...

The White House Fence Is Getting Sharper Spikes

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - The black iron fence surrounding the White House will be topped with a row of "sharp metal points" in July, the U.S. Sec...

Another White House Fence Jumper Taken Into Custody

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

An intruder carrying a “suspicious package” climbed the White House fence on Sunday night, but was quickly arrested, the U.S. Secret Service said....

Prosecutors Won't Charge Man Whose Drone Crashed Onto White House Lawn

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - A man who lost control of a drone that crashed onto the White House lawn in January will not face criminal charges,...

Two Arrested In White House Security Incidents

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - Uniformed Secret Service police have arrested two people who breached security at the White House and triggered brie...

Only Top Congressional Leaders Notified Of White House Computer Attack

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An attack by hackers on a White House computer network earlier this month was considered so sen...

A Solution for White House Security Breaches

Mike Smith | Posted 12.03.2014 | Comedy
Mike Smith


Here's How To Improve Security At The White House

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.02.2014 | Comedy

Prior to resigning on Wednesday, Secret Service director Julia Pierson was called to testify on Capitol Hill about a series of high-profile security b...

Showing Up at the White House Unannounced

Chris Peak | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
Chris Peak

No, Channing Tatum has never broken into The White House. At least not to my knowledge. Well, okay, he may have, I really don't know. The investigation is still ongoing, so I'll say that he could have, but probably didn't.

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Suggests ADT For White House Security | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Secret Service under intense congressional scrutiny for a series of security breaches, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) had a suggestion...

Pierson's Policies Put President at Risk

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
Rebecca Abrahams

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, testifying before House lawmakers, called the September 19 White House breach "unacceptable," saying security procedures were "not properly executed."

Emily Swanson

Even If Tourists Get Less Access, White House Should Be Made Safer: Poll | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

Most Americans are willing to trade less public accessibility for greater White House security, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But that doesn't...

When My Office Is a Target -- Reflections From a Veteran White House Reporter

Connie Lawn | Posted 11.22.2014 | DC
Connie Lawn

Once again there has been a breach of security at the White House, and this one could have been serious.

Man Who Jumped Fence Was Able To Enter The White House

AP/HuffPost | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

A man who jumped the White House fence on Friday evening prompting an evacuation was able to enter the North Portico doors of the White House, the Sec...

Toddler Squeezes Through White House Fence

AP/The Huffington Post | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble. ...

'Heightened Security' In D.C. After Boston Explosions

Posted 04.16.2013 | DC

D.C. police spokesperson Officer Paul Metcalf tells The Huffington Post that the Metropolitan Police Department is "at a heightened level of security"...

Under Attack: 7 Thwarted Acts of Terror in America

Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

It has been said that all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Fortunately there has been no shortage of good men an...

Fact Vs. Fiction: Who Should Run The Country In Time Of Crisis?

Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

When the White House (Secret Service code: "Olympus") is captured In the upcoming thriller, Olympus Has Fallen, it’s up to an ex-secret service agen...

Protecting the White House: Just How Secure Is It? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

In Olympus Has Fallen, the upcoming action thriller by Antoine Fuqua, terrorists take over the White House (secret service code: "Olympus"). To celebr...

91 White House Breaches: Salahis Crashing Far From A First, Says Secret Service Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though there has been plenty of attention on Tareq and Michaele Salahi showing up to the White House State Dinner without being invited, a report from...