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Oversight Panel Issues Subpoenas in Secret Service Incident

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Tuesday he is issuing subpoenas to two Secret Service agents who witnessed an episode in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving into a secure area at the White House without authorization.

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An inmate talks to the press about the bad treatment they suffer inside the maximum security jail, Fraijanes II, located 36 km west of Guatemala City on April 23, 2010. Two guards of the prison system held hostage by prisoners demanding better care. In the detention center are held Mexican cartel members "Los Zetas" gang and the Mara 18.  AFP PHOTO Johan ORDONEZ. (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Commutes Sentences of 22 People in Federal Prison

President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of nearly two dozen drug convicts, including eight serving life in prison, in an act the White House said continues Obama’s push to make the justice system fairer by reducing harsh sentences that were handed down under outdated guidelines.

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First Lady Asks Kids to Step Up for Healthy Lunch Challenge

Know any kids with a knack for making healthy lunches? Michelle Obama might invite them to the White House.

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Obama Urges Expansion of ‘Take Child to Work’ Day

President Barack Obama says the White House will open next month’s annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day to children whose parents don’t work in the building.

03/27/2015

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White House Mystery After Head Florist Abruptly Leaves Post

An odd story, or lack of a story, is spreading after the head florist for the White House left her post more than a month ago without any announcement from the Obamas.

03/24/2015

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WATCH: New Police Video Shows Secret Service SUV Nudge Barrier

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are showing for the first time surveillance video of a March 4 incident at the White House involving Secret Service agents.

03/24/2015

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Your (Potential) 2016 Presidential Candidates

With 2016 fast approaching, CBS Local takes a look at the potential Republican and Democratic presidential candidates looking to make a run for the White House. POTENTIAL REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES CONFIRMED: TED CRUZ The Republican senator […]

03/23/2015

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No Charges for Man Who Crashed Drone on White House Lawn

An intelligence agency employee whose drone crashed on the White House lawn earlier this year won’t face criminal charges.

03/18/2015

U.S. Secret Service raised security after an intruder was able to jump the fence and run into the White House. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Source: Secret Service Knows Suspect in Cyanide Probe

The Secret Service says an envelope addressed to the White House has tentatively tested positive for cyanide.

03/17/2015

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, speaks to the press at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on March 10, 2015. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Slams McConnell On Lynch Confirmation Delay

The White House blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday for holding up confirmation of President Barack Obama’s pick for attorney general.

03/16/2015

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