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Gracie Mansion Gets Higher Fence, Spokesperson Cites Security Reasons

New York City’s mayoral mansion is getting a higher fence after White House fence-jumping incursions recently raised security concerns.

12/12/2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox at an isolation unit at University Hospital in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Furious Over Being Quarantined In New Jersey Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse who was forcibly quarantined at a hospital isolation unit in New Jersey after testing negative for Ebola has been released.

10/27/2014

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Monica Lewinsky Breaks Public Silence, Says She Was ‘Patient Zero’ In Cyberbullying Epidemic

Monica Lewinsky says she was “patient zero” in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation.

10/20/2014

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson prepares to testify to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the White House perimeter breach at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Secret Service Director Pierson Resigns Amid Criticism Over White House Breaches

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson stepped down Wednesday, in the wake of several security breaches affecting the White House and President Barack Obama.

10/01/2014

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson prepares to testify to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the White House perimeter breach at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Secret Service Head Faces Tough Questions On White House Breach

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday she takes full responsibility for the breach of White House security.

09/30/2014

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Schumer, Other Lawmakers Shocked At Revelations About How Far White House Intruder Got

A security breach at the White House earlier this month seems to have been far more severe than the public originally knew, in revelations that U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called “really, really troubling.”

09/29/2014

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New Jersey Man Charged In Second White House Intrusion Incident

The second person arrested in 24 hours for trespassing at the White House was in a car with New Jersey license plates.

09/20/2014

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Former White House Attorney, Michael Farren, Sentenced For Attempted Murder Of Wife

The former White House attorney who has been convicted of the attempted murder of his wife in their New Canaan, Conn., home four years ago will be sentenced Thursday.

09/11/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) hugs head coach Geno Auriemma as center Stefanie Dolson (L) of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team slips off the riser during an East Room event at the White House on June 9, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Celebrates UConn’s Winning Basketball Teams; Player Falls Off Stage

President Barack Obama welcomed the school’s men’s and women’s basketball teams Monday for an event marking their NCAA championships. It’s only the second time a school has won both titles in the same year.

06/10/2014

Darryl Strawberry, New York Yankees during old timers celebration day  at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York on June 24, 2006. (Photo by Bryan Yablonsky/Getty Images)

Documents: Clinton Administration Was Watching Yankees, Strawberry

Newly-released documents show that President Bill Clinton’s administration was watching how the Yankees handled troubled slugger Darryl Strawberry back in the 1990s.

06/06/2014

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Mets’ Daniel Murphy To Speak At White House About Paternity-Leave Decision

Daniel Murphy, whose decision to take paternity leave and miss the first two games of the MLB season led to debate and criticism, has been invited to speak at the White House.

06/04/2014

President Obama stand with the parents of freed U.S. soldier, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (Credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Welcomes Release Of Captured U.S. Soldier

The president was joined at the White House by the soldier’s parents, Bob and Joni Bergdahl.

05/31/2014

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Resigns

President Barack Obama announced Carney’s departure in a surprise appearance in the White House press briefing room Friday.

05/30/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with former NFL linebacker and three-time Pro Bowler LaVar Arrington and former professional soccer player Taylor Twellman after delivering remarks during a Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit in the East Room of the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls For More Robust Research Into Youth Concussions

“We want our kids participating in sports,” Obama said. “As parents, though, we want to keep them safe and that means we have to have better information.”

05/29/2014

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