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White House Hires Its First Openly Transgender Staff Member

The White House announced Tuesday that it hired its first openly transgender employee.


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Police: Woman Shot by Officer in Stable Condition

A woman shot by a District of Columbia police officer remains hospitalized as police continue to investigate the circumstances of the shooting.


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Woman Arrested After Jumping Barricade Near White House

The Secret Service says a woman was arrested after jumping over a low barricade in front of the White House.


President Barack Obama talks to reporters as he plays golf with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razzak at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Gets Early Start on 54th Birthday Celebration

President Barack Obama is getting a head start on turning a year older.


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Boko Haram Offering To Swap Hundreds Of Kidnapped Girls For Detainees

Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists are offering to free more than 200 young women and girls kidnapped from a boarding school in the town of Chibok in exchange for the release of militant leaders held by the government, a human rights activist has told The Associated Press.


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Man Who Got Over White House Fence Gets Time Served

A Maryland man arrested after getting over a White House fence last year has been sentenced to time served.


Tourists take pictures in the White House July 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. The White House on Wednesday lifted its 40-year-old ban on camera and photo use on public tours. Phones and compact still cameras with a lens no longer than 3 inches are allowed inside the White House. Video cameras, including any action camcorders, cameras with detachable lenses, tablets, tripods, monopods, and camera sticks are not permitted on White House Tours.  Flash photography and livestreaming are not permitted while on the tour.   AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Lifts Longstanding Photo Ban For Tourists

Want to take a picture inside the White House Blue Room? Well, it’s now OK to pull out your cellphone or camera and press “shoot.”


Members of Girl Scouts walk on the South Lawn during the first-ever White House Campout June 30, 2015 at the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady hosted the event, as part of her Let's Move! Outside initiative, for Girl Scouts to participate in activities to earn their Camper Badge, and to celebrate the release of the new Girls' Choice Outdoor badges.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

First Lady Hosts Girl Scout Campout on White House Lawn

Some lucky Girl Scouts were set to experience the ultimate in camping Tuesday: an overnight in tents pitched on the White House South Lawn.


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Metal Spikes Being Added to White House Fence This Week

The Secret Service says it will begin installing sharp metal spikes on the White House fence to improve security and prevent would-be intruders from climbing over the fence.


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Obama To Heckler: ‘You’re In My House’

The president scolded a heckler for being disrespectful at a gay pride month reception at the White House.