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  • White House intruder arrested after entering front doors

    An intruder scaled a White House fence and made it all the way into the building Friday evening before he was caught and wrestled to the ground by security officers, the Secret Service said. President Obama and his family had already left for Camp David...
  • Secret Service investigates after man jumps White House fence, reaches front door

    Secret Service investigates after man jumps White House fence, reaches front door
    A man jumped over the White House fence and made it to the front doors of the executive mansion before being apprehended on Friday, sparking an evacuation within the complex shortly after President Barack Obama departed for the weekend. Omar J....
  • At GOP convention, Swearengin says she's undecided on Kashkari

    At GOP convention, Swearengin says she's undecided on Kashkari
    The state Republican Party’s fall convention opened on a sour note Friday when the night’s keynote speaker acknowledged she might vote to reelect Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, the star of the evening’s...
  • Gov. Brown approves tougher penalties for starting major fires

    Gov. Brown approves tougher penalties for starting major fires
    Hours after a man was charged with arson that allegedly caused the sprawling King fire east of Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law tougher penalties for those who cause major fires. The measure reinstates a law that...
  • Texas gubernatorial candidates court Hispanic vote in debate

    (Reuters) - Heading into the final weeks of the campaign, Texas gubernatorial candidates Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis held their first debate in a Rio Grande Valley border town as they targeted support from Hispanic voters.     Friday'...
  • When antibiotics stop working

    In 2010, a survey was taken of doctors in Britain asking them to name the most important medical advance of the past 50 years. There were lots of potential candidates, from vaccines to cholesterol-lowering drugs to MRI scans. But none of them measured...
  • L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest

    L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest
    Months after dozens of city trash trucks circled Los Angeles' civic center as part of a union-backed protest, a city official said more than 100 sanitation workers have been disciplined for taking part in the demonstration while they were on duty....
  • U.S. Secret Service investigates after man jumps White House fence, reaches doors

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped over the White House fence and made it to the front doors of the executive mansion before being apprehended on Friday, sparking an evacuation within the complex shortly after President Barack Obama departed for the...
  • White House intruder makes it into building; arrested

    An unarmed man who scaled the fence of the White House was able to make it inside doors to the building's North Portico on Friday, the Secret Service told the Los Angeles Times. Omar J. Gonzalez, 42 of Copperas Cove, Texas, jumped the north fence line of...
  • Singer George Hamilton IV dies at 77; brought country music to international audience

    Singer George Hamilton IV dies at 77; brought country music to international audience
    George Hamilton IV, 77, a Grand Ole Opry member who was one of country music's first international ambassadors, died Wednesday at a Nashville hospital after a heart attack, the Opry announced. Hamilton had been an Opry member since 1960, when he made...
  • A Verdict Prompts A Question: How Did Rowland Not Learn His Lesson The First Time?

    A Verdict Prompts A Question: How Did Rowland Not Learn His Lesson The First Time?
    How could John Rowland tempt fate again, a decade after his crooked dealings with state contractors sent him tumbling from the governor's office into federal prison? How did he not learn his lesson? Why didn't he make the best of the golden opportunities...