| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:48 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:35 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:53 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:03 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Actor Khaled Nabawy's starring turn in the 1994 film "The Emigrant," the Egyptian equivalent of the biblical tale of Joseph, from auteur Youssef Chahine, put Nabawy on a larger stage, and has made him one of Egypt's best-known actors,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:30 PM
There's an air of tragedy hovering over Lawrence Wright's excellent new book on the 1978 peace negotiations at Camp David, presided over by then-President Jimmy Carter.
During those fateful autumn days, the world watched as three world leaders —...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The redevelopment of a former Army post in the Blue Ridge Mountains might not appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side.
Spanning roughly 600 acres in Western Maryland's Washington...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Democratic lawmakers left for their summer recess this weekend worried about the midterm elections and despondent over President Barack Obama.
Congressional Republicans were torn asunder by internecine warfare, but there also was palpable anxiety among...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:02 AM
His closest advisers warned him against it, but President Jimmy Carter decided to risk everything anyhow. He would bring peace to the Middle East. The deeply religious Baptist believed that God wanted him to be the peacemaker "and that somehow he would...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:13 AM
JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, the iron-willed army general who fought in nearly all of his nation's major wars and spearheaded Jewish settlement of Palestinian territories, then years later presided over Israel's withdrawal...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:36 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama has canceled plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the country’s decision to offer temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked secret...