| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:03 AM
In the movie "Olympus Has Fallen," Gerard Butler faced off against Dylan McDermott and a band of Korean terrorists. In "White House Down," Channing Tatum fought to save President Jamie Foxx from a band of mercenaries. In both movies, the bad guys found...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:04 PM
In July, President Obama stood on an outdoor stage before a crowd of 2,000 people at Los Angeles Trade Technical College.
The president had just begun a new campaign-style speech when a man in the crowd, standing less than 50 feet away, interrupted with...
| Sep 26, 2014
Colorado school protest: An article in the Sept. 25 Section A about Denver-area students protesting proposed curriculum changes, misidentified Ashlyn Maher as Ashyl Maher.
White House intruder: In the Sept. 23 Section A, a photo caption with an article...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
As anyone who's ever tried knows, the White House is one of the most difficult buildings in the world to get into. Take it from me. I go there almost every day for the daily White House press briefings. You have to go through several layers of security to...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The White House defended the Secret Service on Sunday in the wake of a newspaper investigation that details how the agency fumbled its response to a gunman firing upon the White House in 2011, while President Obama's youngest daughter and his mother-in-...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The man who breached security at the White House this month overpowered a U.S. Secret Service officer and ran through much of the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:34 PM
So, let’s re-cap. A dozen agents for the Secret Service, the law enforcement agency charged with protecting the president and his family, are implicated in a scandal by cavorting with prostitutes on a presidential visit to Colombia in 2012. We&...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:41 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Secret Service agents nursing their wounds from the recent disclosures of incompetence in protecting the president should read Carl Sandburg's account of how one of their forebears failed in his assigned task on the fateful night in April...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
President Barack Obama has arrived in the Chicago area for an overnight stay and then a political fundraiser and a Northwestern University speech Thursday.
Air Force One landed this evening at Gary’s airport rather than in Chicago in order to...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:31 PM
WASHINGTON — Angry lawmakers lambasted the head of the Secret Service on Tuesday as new details emerged about the agency's failure to stop a White House intruder, including that automatic locks that might have halted him were installed on the...