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Man Arrested For Using Slingshot To Fire Object Over White House Fence

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service officials say they arrested a man outside the White House after he used a slingshot to fire a small object ove...

White House Kicks Off Cyber Marathon To Stop Intrusions

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2015 | 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."

White House Intruder Gets Far Past Front Door: Reports

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Repub...

Secret Service Bungled White House Shooting: Report

AP | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A string of security lapses resulted in a four-day delay before the U.S. Secret Service realized that a man had fired a high-power...

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...

Over 800 Rounds Of Ammunition Found In White House Intruder's Car

AP | PETE YOST & ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprintin...

Obama 'Obviously Concerned' Over White House Intruder

AP | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Secret Service does "a great job." He says he is grateful for the "sacrifices" the service perform...

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.

White House Intruder Identified As Army Veteran

AP | By BETSY BLANEY and JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed ...

Intruder Gets Into The White House

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through ...

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...