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Secret Service Under Scrutiny After Knife-Wielding Man Breaches White House

Secret Service Under Scrutiny After Knife-Wielding Man Breaches White House

Originally posted 09/21/2014 11:55AM

The Secret Service tightened security outside the White House after an embarrassing breach in which a man with a knife scaled a fence, ran across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents stopped him.

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Jon Hamm & Kerry Washington Appear in White House PSA Against Sexual Assault

Originally posted 09/19/2014 05:10PM

[YOUTUBE "wNMZo31LziM"] It's an impressive ensemble cast: Jon Hamm, Kerry Washington, Connie Britton, Olivia Munn, Joel McHale, Questlove, Mayim Bialik and more. And they all teamed up onscreen with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in a new White House PSA aimed at fighting sexual assault on college campuses.

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President Obama Remembers Joan Rivers, Sends Handwritten Note to Melissa | Barack Obama, Melissa Rivers

President Obama Remembers Joan Rivers, Sends Handwritten Note to Melissa

Originally posted 09/19/2014 02:00PM

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Gwyneth Paltrow Will Host President Obama Fundraiser at Her Home

Gwyneth Paltrow Will Host President Obama Fundraiser at Her Home

Originally posted 09/14/2014 09:45AM

Gwyneth Paltrow will host President Barack Obama for a fundraising event next month, PEOPLE confirms.

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Obama Says Beheading Videos Won't Intimidate U.S. | James Foley

Obama Says Beheading Videos Won't Intimidate U.S.

Originally posted 09/03/2014 07:45AM

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to "degrade and destroy" the group.

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American Hostage Held in Syria Freed After Nearly 2 Years

American Hostage Held in Syria Freed After Nearly 2 Years

Originally posted 08/25/2014 06:55AM

As the U.S. mourned an American journalist executed by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria.

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WATCH: Police and Protestors Clash in Missouri Race Riots

Protestors Film Violence in Ferguson, Missouri, Race Riots (VIDEOS)

Originally posted 08/14/2014 04:15PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr President Barack Obama has condemned the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, criticizing the use of excessive force by police trying to temper riots that have rocked the town for days.

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U.S. Troops Honor Robin Williams Who Brought Joy to Men & Women at War

Remembering Robin Williams: How He Brought Joy to American Troops on USO Tours

Originally posted 08/12/2014 05:00PM

Robin Williams brought laughter to even the darkest corners of the world.

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Watch President Obama Rap 'Fancy' by Iggy Azalea | Barack Obama

Watch President Obama Rap 'Fancy' by Iggy Azalea

Originally posted 08/07/2014 01:45PM

A YouTube star made a video cutting together clips of the president

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Happy 53rd Birthday, Barack Obama: See the President Age Before Your Eyes

UpdatePosted 08/04/2014 07:00PM

Happy 53rd Birthday, Barack Obama: See the President Age Before Your Eyes (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 08/04/2014 03:45PM

You know what they say – the only President not to age rapidly in office was William Henry Harrison – and that's just because he died 30 days in.

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