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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.”


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White House Won’t Confirm Prince Performed for Obama

Prince performed some of his greatest hits at a weekend White House party for President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle.


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Lawyer for Man in White House Entry Case Seeks Time Served

A lawyer for an Army veteran who got over the White House fence and ran inside the executive mansion before being stopped says his client shouldn’t spend any more time in jail.


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White House Press Briefing Interrupted After Bomb Threat

The White House briefing room was briefly evacuated Tuesday after a bomb threat was called into police, the Secret Service said.


First lady Michelle Obama is joined by local students in preparing vegetables that were recently harvested from the White House garden, in the East Room at the White House June 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. The first lady and local students enjoyed eating the vegetables they planted in the garden on the South Lawn to initiate a national conversation around the health and well-being. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Students Cook With First Lady to Learn About Bees & Butterflies

Red radishes, yellow cauliflower and green kale picked straight from the White House garden brightened up the East Room on Wednesday.


Joe Biden and his son, Beau, during the presidential campaign in 2008. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Creates Website to Leave Message for Grieving Biden Family

The White House has created a website for people to leave messages for a grieving Biden family after 46-year-old Beau died Saturday of brain cancer.