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  • Obama lauds Secret Service as probes reveal alleged intruder's focus on White House

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama expressed confidence Monday in the Secret Service, as authorities launched inquiries into how an armed man made it to the front door of the White House, a man with hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his nearby car and an...
  • L.A. part of new federal effort to deter homegrown jihadists

    Los Angeles is one of three cities in which the Obama administration has launched pilot programs aimed at deterring U.S. citizens from traveling abroad to fight alongside terrorist groups and to prevent possible terrorist attacks at home by those...
  • Covering Paul Konerko: Reporters' remembrances

    Covering Paul Konerko: Reporters' remembrances
    Colleen Kane The Paul Konerko era already was nearing its end when I started covering the White Sox in August 2013, and so while the captain's home runs and RBIs have still colored parts of my experiences with the team, they are not what has left the...
  • World leaders to gather at U.N. in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises

    World leaders to gather at U.N. in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a host of crises: the violence Islamic State militants are wreaking in Iraq and Syria, the exponential spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa and deadlocked negotiations...
  • Afghan rivals sign deal on unity government ending standoff

    Afghanistan’s election rivals signed an agreement Sunday forming a unity government with former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as president, ending a months-long standoff over a disputed runoff vote. The brief signing ceremony at the presidential...
  • International summit just a first step on climate change

    International summit just a first step on climate change
     As President Obama and more than 100 other heads of state gather Tuesday in New York to spotlight the severity of global warming and the need to act on it, the scene will be more pep rally than policy negotiation. The meeting is a launchpad for the...
  • Political enemies target Wasserman Schultz

    Political enemies target Wasserman Schultz
    She's routinely re-elected by large margins. As the face of the Democratic Party, she's the top Florida guest on the Sunday TV political talk shows. And along the way, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made enemies. The downside of her high profile...
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon
    When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg walked from behind a stage curtain on a recent Friday afternoon, a huge roar went up from the jammed auditorium at George Washington University. "Everyone here is thrilled to be in the presence of the Notorious R.B.G.!"...
  • 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...
  • U.S. military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region's web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad: in the future, U.S. forces may be...
  • How do you spell 'thrilled?' Bee champ meets the president

    WASHINGTON Scripps National Spelling Bee co-champion Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, Texas, thought things were finally settling down after the hoopla of winning the nail-biting final in May. But last Monday, Sujoe, 13, got the greatest thrill of victory:...