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White House on brief lockdown after suspicious package reported; one taken in custody

White House on brief lockdown after suspicious package reported; one taken in custody

The United States Secret Service found a suspicious package found near White House grounds today.  

Donald Trump not safe in White House: Former Secret Service agent

Donald Trump not safe in White House: Former Secret Service agent

US President Donald Trump is not safe inside the White House and even the Secret Service would not be able to protect him during a terror attack, a former Secret Service agent who had guarded previous presidents has warned.

Donald Trump praises Secret Service, says White House intruder was 'disturbed'

Donald Trump praises Secret Service, says White House intruder was 'disturbed'

Lauding the efforts of the Secret Service in successfully nabbing the intruder who had scaled the fences of the White House and entered the premises, President Donald Trump said Saturday that the suspect was disturbed.

US to pay $24 million to settle Secret Service case

The US government will pay $24 million to settle a long-running discrimination case brought by a group of African-American Secret Service agents who alleged that they were systematically denied promotion to the agency`s highest ranks, the media reported on Wednesday.

Know why British Queen banned Obama’s choppers from landing on royal lawns

Know why British Queen banned Obama’s choppers from landing on royal lawns

The Queen called Obama’s bevy of choppers “over the top”, meaning the Secret Service had to rethink their plans to land about six aircraft in the 300-year-old gardens of her main residence.

Homeland Security websites vulnerable to cyber attack: Audit

The U.S. department charged with protecting government computers needs to secure its own information systems better, according to an audit released on Tuesday that showed lapses in internal systems used by the Secret Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

White House fence jumper to be sentenced in US court

A US Army veteran who burst into the White House with a knife in September is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court on Tuesday.

Man who shot Reagan `ready` for life outside hospital: Psychiatrist

 Staff treating the man who shot US president Ronald Reagan testified Friday that he was "ready" for life outside the mental hospital and is so extensively trailed by the Secret Service that the government can know where he is anytime.

Some video of Secret Service scandal may have been erased: Report

Surveillance video of two US Secret Service agents drunk driving at the White House may have been erased as part of the agency`s policy of deleting recordings every 72 hours, CNN reported on Thursday.

US secret service latest embarrassment gets worse: Report

Two Secret Service agents being probed for allegedly crashing a car into White House security barriers after a boozy night out drove right through a bomb investigation scene there, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Gunshots fired outside US Vice President Joe Biden's residence in Delaware: Reports

Gunshots fired outside US Vice President Joe Biden's residence in Delaware: Reports

Multiple gunshots were fired outside US Vice President Joe Biden's residence in Delaware from inside a moving vehicle on Saturday, reports said.

White House intruder review reveals string of blunders: Report

An internal review of the security lapses that allowed an intruder to scale a fence and enter the White House has revealed a string of Secret Service blunders, reports said on Friday.

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.

Republican lawmaker questions possible White House cover-up

A US lawmaker leading a congressional inquiry into the Secret Service raised questions on Thursday about a White House volunteer's possible involvement in a prostitution scandal that rocked the agency two years ago.

Key US lawmakers want Secret Service chief out

High-ranking US lawmakers from both parties are urging Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign. Congressional support is eroding following her poorly received testimony about the White House break-in.

New leadership was needed at Secret Service: Obama

The White House says President Barack Obama believes it was in the best interest of the Secret Service for Director Julia Pierson to resign.

White House breach `unacceptable`: Secret Service chief

The US Secret Service chief faced withering criticism Tuesday from lawmakers outraged over security breaches at the White House, as she pledged to revamp the agency to prevent an embarrassing repeat.

PM Modi to reach New York today, security arrangements in place

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have his hands full during his visit to the US, where he is expected to undertake more than 50 engagements over 100 hours of stay - from meeting US President Barack Obama to delivering his maiden speech at the UN General Assembly.

White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: Prosecutor

A decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map on which the executive mansion was marked, a federal prosecutor said on Monday.

Toddler causes brief commotion in White House

A toddler squeezed through the White House fence, resulting in lockdown of the residence of US President Barack Obama and a brief commotion among the Secret Service agents.