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  • DHS chief says he has confidence in Secret Service director

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday he has faith in Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy, but said Clancy has work to do to "straighten out" the beleaguered agency. Johnson said he was "very upset" by a March 4 incident in which two...
  • Fugitive's dad tells why he thinks son fled in Facebook case

    A fugitive facing charges he falsely claimed he's owed a majority ownership in Facebook fled after complaining he was being treated unfairly in courts, his father said Tuesday. Carmine Ceglia told a Manhattan federal court judge that Paul Ceglia was...
  • Secret Service director: 'We are not a perfect agency'

    WASHINGTON For the third time in a week, U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph P. Clancy faced pointed questions from members of Congress about officer misconduct and a lack of accountability for rank-and-file agents, but defended his beleaguered...
  • Threat against Obama niece prompts security hike

    A threat against President Barack Obama's niece, a player on Princeton's women's basketball team, prompted increased security at the Tigers' NCAA Tournament game at Maryland on Monday night. Hours after Maryland beat Princeton 85-70, the University of...
  • New police video shows Secret Service SUV nudge barrier

    Police surveillance video shown publicly for the first time Tuesday shows Secret Service agents in their government vehicle driving through the secured area and nudging a temporary barrier at low speed as it drove toward a checkpoint. The incident...
  • Threat against Obama's niece prompts security hike at NCAA game

    Threat against Obama's niece prompts security hike at NCAA game
    A threat against President Barack Obama's niece, a player on Princeton's women's basketball team, prompted increased security at the Tigers' NCAA Tournament game at Maryland on Monday night. Hours after Maryland beat Princeton 85-70, the University of...
  • Threat to Obama's niece at Terps game 'unsubstantiated,' police say

    Threat to Obama's niece at Terps game 'unsubstantiated,' police say
    Someone phoned in a threat to Princeton basketball player Leslie Robinson, the niece of President Barack Obama, before her team played Maryland on Monday evening in the second round of the NCAA tournament. University of Maryland Police said in a...
  • Correction: Secret Service story

    In a story March 20 about complaints by the Secret Service director over media coverage of an incident involving two senior agents, The Associated Press reported erroneously that The Washington Post had reported that a pair of senior agents drove a...
  • Accused hacker should pay defense cost, prosecutors say

    SEATTLE �� Federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of challenging the appointment of publicly funded lawyers to represent alleged Russian hacker Roman Seleznev and have asked a judge to order Seleznev to reimburse the government for his...
  • New No. 2 Secret Service official was uniformed officer

    A former uniformed division officer has been named deputy director of the U.S. Secret Service, the agency said Friday. Craig D. Magaw will immediately take over the post vacated last month by Alvin "A.T." Smith. Smith resigned under pressure and...
  • Keystone Kops government

    What has gone wrong with the U.S. government in the past month? Just about everything, from the fundamental to the ridiculous. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the United States to warn Congress about the dangers of a nuclear Iran. He...