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  • Even a beleaguered president loves the perks of office

    With President Barack Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys. The news has been so wretched...
  • Ann McFeatters: Even a beleaguered president loves the perks of office

    WASHINGTON With President Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys. The news has been so wretched lately and...
  • At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome present

    At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome present
    These days, some parts of Big Hunting Creek do not seem nearly so presidential. Its banks torn apart by years of erosion, the roaring stream has become, for some Thurmont citizens, a noisy, unwanted neighbor. “It sounds like a freight train,”...
  • Travels with Nikita: PBS to show Khrushchev's tour of 1950s America

    WASHINGTON In 1959, at the height of the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, an unlikely visitor took the country by storm Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. The 10-day trip to the United States is now all but forgotten, although at the time,...
  • Losing faith in Obama

    Losing faith in Obama
    When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
  • Neighborhood Spotlight: Frederick

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Frederick
    Location: The central region of Frederick County. Mount Airy is to the east, Middletown is to the west and Emmitsburg lies to the north. Average property listing price: Frederick properties run $227,443 for attached homes and $304,304 for detached homes...
  • 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 faces new scrutiny following White House breach

    The Secret Service is stepping up its patrols around the White House after an intruder was able to scale the fence Friday and make it all the way into the building before being wrestled to the ground by security officers. In a statement Saturday...
  • White House intruder had 800 rounds in car: prosecutor

    White House intruder had 800 rounds in car: prosecutor
    The man who scaled the fence and ran into the White House on Friday night had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map marking the executive mansion, a federal prosecutor said on Monday....
  • Petula Dvorak: Secret Service messes up with White House fence jumper and we pay the price? No way

    Petula Dvorak: Secret Service messes up with White House fence jumper and we pay the price? No way
    The Secret Service screwed up Friday night. In a mind-boggling breach of security, a troubled former Army sniper named Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly jumped the fence at the White House, sprinted to the front door and walked in. It wasn't until he got...
  • Keeping intruders out of the White House

    Keeping intruders out of the White House
    If you climbed over the White House fence and headed for the front door of the presidential residence, how far would you expect to get before being intercepted and subdued? Ten yards? Twenty? Fifty? Wrong. Someone did it Friday evening, and he...