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  • Secret Service chief out; multiple probes of security lapses loom

    WASHINGTON Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday amid mounting congressional criticism and as new revelations of agency lapses convinced President Barack Obama it was time for new leadership. Joseph Clancy, a former special agent in...
  • Secret Service chief on Capitol Hill hot seat over security breach

    WASHINGTON Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on Tuesday took "full responsibility" for what she called an "unacceptable" intrusion at the White House last week but failed to mollify a bipartisan group of lawmakers who worried that repeat slipups by...
  • U.S. lawmakers rebuke Secret Service over security breaches

    U.S. lawmakers rebuke Secret Service over security breaches
    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...
  • Roll Call's 50 richest members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers'...
  • Americans conflicted about more war as they remember 9/11

    WASHINGTON As Americans paused Thursday to remember those who died in the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, they also confronted the possibility that the 13 exhausting years of war that followed may not be ending soon. One the eve of another 9/11...
  • Lawmakers Lambaste Head Of Secret Service

    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...
  • Congress weighs in on White House security breach

    WASHINGTON After an intruder managed to get inside the White House on Sept. 19, members of Congress are seeking answers from Secret Service Director Julia Pierson. The agency has indicated it is conducting a review following the arrest of Iraq war...
  • Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end. As Washington mulls reversing the ban...
  • Middle East countries offer to aid fight against Islamic State, but Britain cautious

    Middle East countries offer to aid fight against Islamic State, but Britain cautious
    WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and...
  • White House seeks to win over skeptics on Islamic State fight

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top White House aide on Sunday defended President Barack Obama's plan to fight Islamic State militants, as the administration sought to persuade the U.S. Congress to back an escalation of the effort. The Obama administration...
  • Swiss say would shield Snowden from 'political' extradition to U.S.

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden could be granted safe passage in Switzerland if he helped a potential criminal inquiry into U.S. spying there, the Swiss public prosecutor's office said on Monday. He would probably not...