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  • Maybe my mentally ill child would still be alive

    Maybe my mentally ill child would still be alive
    My adult son suffered from severe bipolar disorder. During his first manic episode in 1994, he became psychotic, paranoid and lost touch with reality. He made many attempts to get into the White House for what he thought were scheduled meetings with...
  • Mike Harari dies at 87; Mossad agent helped plan Munich revenge attacks

    Mike Harari, an Israeli secret service agent who played a major role in planning Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympic team, has died. He was 87. Harari, who died Sunday in...
  • Secret Service veteran discusses agency's troubles

    Secret Service veteran discusses agency's troubles
    With the U.S. Secret Service being ripped apart in Washington over a series of unforgivable security lapses protecting President Barack Obama, there was one man I wanted to talk to. Not some policy wonk or some bureaucrat good at meetings and office...
  • Dog catches a White House fence jumper

    An intruder jumped the fence at the White House on Wednesday evening and was caught with assistance from a dog, a Secret Service spokesman said. The jumper breached the north fence line and was “apprehended by one of the K-9 units” about 7:...
  • Man jumps White House fence; 'dogs got him,' says Secret Service

    Man jumps White House fence; 'dogs got him,' says Secret Service
    A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said. "Dogs got him," spokesman Edwin Donovan said, referring to the intruder. He identified the intruder...
  • Man accused of jumping fence, entering White House due in court

    Man accused of jumping fence, entering White House due in court
    The man accused of running into the White House last month after scaling the fence and evading Secret Service officers is due in federal court Tuesday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, sought to warn the president Sept. 19 that “the atmosphere was collapsed.&...
  • Suspect in White House breach declared unfit for trial, for now

    The man accused of running into the White House last month after scaling a fence and evading Secret Service agents has been found “presently not competent” to stand trial, according to a preliminary evaluation. But U.S. District Judge...
  • Sixth District is state's most pricey House race

    Sixth District is state's most pricey House race
    Republican Dan Bongino, the former Secret Service agent running in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, raised more than $530,000 since July, significantly exceeding his past fundraising and nearly matching the incumbent's haul, campaign finance reports...
  • Accused White House fence jumper faces more charges

    Accused White House fence jumper faces more charges
    An Iraq war veteran accused of running inside the White House armed with a knife faces more charges under a federal grand jury indictment returned on Thursday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, is alleged to have climbed over the White House fence on Sept. 29, burst...
  • Secret Service gaffes may stem from fatigue [Letter]

    Secret Service gaffes may stem from fatigue [Letter]
    The recent problems of the Secret Service and the questions raised do indeed underscore the importance of choosing qualified vice presidential candidates, and Jules Witcover is correct that the choice has often been made to "balance the ticket." His...
  • Treat your job as more than a paycheck

    Treat your job as more than a paycheck
    In recent years there has been a noticeable degradation in the quality of service. In the private sector it takes minutes to get past telephone menus to contact companies. Help lines are answered by untrained representatives. Store clerks pay more...