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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.


WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: U.S. President Barack Obama announces changes to the government's hostage policy in the Roosevelt Room at the White House June 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. Families of hostages taken and killed by ISIS and other terrorism groups have described the government's interaction with them as unresponsive and uncaring Obama said that would change but did said the policy of refusing to pay ransom would remain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: US Government Has Let Down Hostages’ Families

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama conceded Wednesday that the U.S. government had let down the families of Americans held hostage by terrorists and promised they would not face criminal prosecution for paying ransoms to […]


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50 Girl Scouts Get Ultimate Campout Invite to White House

Fifty Girl Scouts will get to pitch tents at the ultimate campground next week — on the south lawn of the White House.


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Searchers Find Body Of Missing Ex-White House Chef

The body of 61-year-old Walter Scheib was found Sunday night near a hiking trail in the mountains of New Mexico.


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Former White House Chef Missing In New Mexico

Walter Scheib, who served as White House chef under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, has not been seen since going for a hike near Taos last Saturday.


8-year-old Braxton Young. (Credit: Karen Adams/NewsRadio 99.1)

Md. Boy Among 3 Local Kids Picked for White House ‘Healthy Lunchtime Challenge’

An 8-year-old Ellicott City boy is one of three local kids on their way to the White House next month for their winning recipes in this year’s “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.”