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White House: Bin Laden Article ‘Riddled With Inaccuracies And Outright Falsehoods’

The White House is dismissing as untrue an article alleging that President Barack Obama misled the public about how the U.S. killed Osama bin Laden.


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White House: Scalise As No. 3 Says A Lot About GOP

The White House waded into a controversy over revelations that the House’s No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago.


Police face off with demonstrators as protests continue in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

White House: Updated Flight Restriction Over Ferguson ‘Didn’t Have Any Impact On Media Access’

The White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there.


Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on the Canadian Parliament shooting after their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House on Oct. 22, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Impact Of Ebola Czar’s Work Already Being Felt

President Barack Obama’s commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible?


President Barack Obama speaks during a rally at Chicago State University on Oct. 19, 2014 in Chicago, Ill. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Rhode Island Next Week

President Barack Obama is planning another visit to Rhode Island, after a trip last week was canceled so he could monitor the government’s Ebola response from Washington.


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (credit: GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Stands By Rebuke Of Israeli Settlements

The White House on Monday stood firmly behind its criticism of Israeli settlement construction and pushed back against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s complaint that the U.S. rebuke goes “against American values.”


The White House says a growing majority of Americans recognize that same-sex couples in loving relationships deserve fair treatment under the law. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House: Growing US Majority Backs Same-Sex Marriage

The White House says a growing majority of Americans recognize that same-sex couples in loving relationships deserve fair treatment under the law.


Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi stand amongst debris during a violent crackdown by Egyptian Security Forces on a pro-Morsi sit-in demonstration at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on Aug. 14, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (credit: Ed Giles/Getty Images)

CBS News: Death Toll In Egypt Protests Rises To 525

According to CBS News, the Egyptian Health Ministry said Thursday that the death toll from clashes between police and supporters of the country’s ousted president had risen to 421 and are expected to continue rising.


President And Mrs. Obama Host Annual Easter Egg Roll

With Kids At Camp, Obama Finds Time For Golf

For the first time, Malia and Sasha Obama are missing from the family’s vacation on this coastal Massachusetts island as they finish up at summer camp. White House spokesmen will only say that they will reunite with their parents later this week, without giving a specific date.


Rodeo clown wears Obama mask during state fair. (credit: CBS St. Louis)

White House: President Has No Reaction To Rodeo Clown Wearing Obama Mask

The White House isn’t saying much about a State Fair event in which a rodeo clown riled up the crowd as a bull chased a masked man imitating President Barack Obama.