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.

Three Secret Service agents benched before Obama trip

The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before President Barack Obama`s arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service has said.

US military brought prostitutes to Colombian hotel

Prostitution is legal in Colombia, but is a violation of the US military code of justice.

US First Lady receives death threat from cop

Michelle Obama has reportedly received a death threat from a police officer who worked as a motorcycle escort for White House officials.

US reveals accusations against Secret Service

It describes accusations filed against Secret Service employees with the Homeland Security Department`s inspector general. The Secret Service protects the president and those close to him.

`No security breached in Colombian prostitution scandal`

Secret Service director Mark Sullivan said the agents were to get security briefing hours after the night they were with prostitutes.

US troops told to behave at upcoming NATO summit

The US military finalises its probe into the conduct of 12 troops assigned to security for a recent presidential trip to Colombia.

US Senate hearing set on Secret Service scandal

The chairman of the Senate committee with jurisdiction over homeland security says he`s scheduled a hearing for May 23.

US interviews Colombian prostitute in Madrid

More than 200 people, including most of the women involved, have been interviewed in the United States and Colombia.

US Secret Service agents slapped with booze, sex ban

Heavy drinking and bringing foreign nationals back to hotel rooms on trips abroad is now banned by the US Secret Service.

US Secret Service agents visited Moscow strip club

Ahead of a state visit to Russia by then president Bill Clinton, US Secret Service agents had visited a downtown Moscow nightclub.

Sex scandal: Colombia seeks US’ apology

The Colombian government has asked the US for an apology for tarnishing the image of Cartagena.

`US agents patronised prostitutes in El Salvador`

US Secret Service is investigating allegations that agents frequented a strip club ahead of Barack Obama`s March 2011 visit to El Salvador.

Brazil sex worker may sue US embassy over injuries

Romilda Aparecida Ferreira plans to sue the US embassy and five of its personnel for injuries sustained outside a strip club late last year.

`Prostitute scandal posed no risk to Barack Obama`

Janet Napolitano said that a review of Secret Service records showed no similar episodes of misconduct.

Napolitano grilled on US Secret Service sex scandal

US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is facing questions Wednesday from a Senate panel on the Secret Service prostitution scandal that embarrassed the White House.