Middle-of-the-night drone flights near the White House are designed to test ways to thwart potential terror activities using unmanned aircraft.
The White House is on lockdown after a “loud noise” was heard just prior to the Obama family’s departure for Selma, Alabama on Saturday.
A man charged with trying to climb a barrier set up outside the White House has entered into an agreement with prosecutors to have his case dismissed.
United States Secret Service personnel responded to two security incidents at the White House, one late Sunday and the other Monday morning. The agency says that in both instances, the individuals were apprehended before entering the White House grounds.
In a move that may ease — or exacerbate — spiraling tensions with Israel over a potential Iran nuclear deal, the White House has decided against snubbing America’s leading pro-Israel lobby and will send President Barack Obama’s national security adviser and U.N. ambassador to address its annual policy conference.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says he feels “sorry for Rudy Giuliani today” after the former New York mayor declared that President Barack Obama does not love the United States.
More than 11 million people signed up for subsidized private health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law this year, the White House announced Tuesday evening.
The White House is being criticized for its statement over the beheadings of nearly two dozen Egyptian Coptic Christians at the hands of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-affiliated group in Libya.
Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria and Iraq in unprecedented numbers to join the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or other extremist groups, including at least 3,400 from Western nations among 20,000 from around the world, U.S. intelligence officials say in an updated estimate of a top terrorism concern.
The White House sought to narrow differences with members of Congress on Tuesday on President Barack Obama’s widely anticipated request for legislation approving the use of U.S. military force against Islamic State fighters in the Middle East.