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  • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns
    U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that exposed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama. Pierson, who had been in her position since...
  • The havoc one man can wreak

    The havoc one man can wreak
    The man who jumped over the White House fence and sprinted through the main floor of the mansion could have gotten even farther had it not been for an off-duty Secret Service agent who was coincidentally in the house and leaving for the night. ... He...
  • Cummings suggests Pierson should resign Secret Service post

    Cummings suggests Pierson should resign Secret Service post
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings appeared to call Wednesday for U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to step down over a series of recent security breaches at the White House -- becoming the first member of Congress to do so -- but then later...
  • Intruder ran farther into White House than previously disclosed

    Intruder ran farther into White House than previously disclosed
    The intruder who broke into the White House this month made it beyond the front door and past an armed guard, then ran about 100 feet inside, much farther than previously disclosed, a federal law enforcement official said Monday. Authorities say Omar...
  • Lawmakers rebuke Secret Service chief over White House security lapse

    Lawmakers rebuke Secret Service chief over White House security lapse
    Angry lawmakers rebuked the Secret Service director Tuesday as new details emerged about the agency’s failure to stop a White House intruder, including that automatic locks were installed on the front door only after the breach. For a second...
  • A troubled veteran at the White House's door

    A troubled veteran at the White House's door
    Omar Gonzalez was always popular along this quiet cul-de-sac of neat suburban homes near Ft. Hood. "Omar, Omar!" children would shout as they ran to his front door. But at some point, neighbors of the decorated combat veteran started to worry. David...
  • Comcast Security Chief Named Secret Service Director

    Joe Clancy, stepping in as interim acting director of the Secret Service, has spent the last three years leading security operations at Comcast. Clancy is leading the Secret Service after the resignation on Wednesday of Julia Pierson, who stepped down...
  • Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

    The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses. Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...
  • Nah! to Germany as it flirts with pro-incest law

    Who deserves the Moutza of the Month for September? "Mankind," wrote SuSan H. on Facebook. But SuSan, you simply can't give the Moutza to all the humans on Earth. Yes, there are many candidates. Some think the Olive Garden offers good Italian food. And...
  • U.S. lawmakers rebuke Secret Service over security breaches

    U.S. lawmakers rebuke Secret Service over security breaches
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Secret Service faced scathing criticism on Tuesday for the agency allowing an intruder with a knife to run into the White House and the Washington Post reported a separate security lapse of an armed contractor...
  • NFL security in spotlight over Ray Rice

    NFL security in spotlight over Ray Rice
    The furor over former Raven Ray Rice thrust the issue of domestic violence into the spotlight, but it also highlighted a part of football that fans likely spend little time thinking about: the league's security apparatus. Staffed largely by former police...