Spy agency employee was flying drone that crashed at White House

An employee of a U.S. spy agency has confessed to operating a small drone that crashed on the grounds of the White House, the agency said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of incidents that raised questions about the president`s security.

Barack Obama wants to regulate drone use after White House incident

US President Barack Obama urged regulation of the commercial and recreational use of un-crewed aircraft -- or drones -- a rapidly growing industry, after one of those devices crashed on the White House grounds.

Obama 'breaks' American and Indian traditions for Republic Day

US President Barack Obama today broke Secret Service's sacred security protocol by remaining in the open for more than two hours when he graced the Republic Day celebrations here as the Chief Guest.

Secret Service recovers `device` from White House grounds
Secret Service recovers `device` from White House grounds

The US Secret Service has recovered a "device" on the White House grounds, which according to local television reports was a small drone, but White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters at a briefing in New Delhi on Monday that the device "does not pose any kind of ongoing threat." 

US President Barack Obama arrives in India today amid unprecedented security
US President Barack Obama arrives in India today amid unprecedented security

President of the United States, Barack Obama, arrives in India on Sunday morning for a three-day state visit. His aircraft, Air Force One, will land at the Air Force Station at Palam here at about 10:00 am.

US Secret Service 'bullying' Indian agencies over Obama security?

An advance team of US Secret Service agents who are in the capital to ensure the security of President Barack Obama during his three-day India visit are reportedly "bullying" their Indian counterparts on every aspect of the security.

Obama's Agra visit: US wants eateries shut, emergency exit routes
Obama's Agra visit: US wants eateries shut, emergency exit routes

Ahead of Barack Obama's visit to India for Republic Day celebrations, the United States has demanded that all restaurants and hotels on the Delhi-Agra highway should be closed to ensure full-proof security for the world's most powerful man.

Barack Obama's India visit: US Secret Service to deploy surveillance satellites

The US Secret Service is leaving nothing to chance as they prepare a foolproof security mechanism for President Barack Obama during his visit to India later this month.

Obama's India visit: US Secret Service to deploy surveillance satellites
Obama's India visit: US Secret Service to deploy surveillance satellites

The US Secret Service is leaving nothing to chance as they prepare a foolproof security mechanism for President Barack Obama during his visit to India later this month.

Woman with gun outside White House arrested after Obama's immigration speech
Woman with gun outside White House arrested after Obama's immigration speech

A 23-year-old woman was arrested by US Secret Service on Thursday night for carrying a gun shortly after President Barack Obama concluded his speech on immigration.

US Secret Service 'fell short' protecting White House

The agency charged with protecting President Barack Obama and his family admitted on Wednesday that an "inexcusable" series of failures had allowed a disturbed veteran to storm the White House.

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches

The director of the US Secret Service resigned Wednesday following a string of lapses by the elite presidential protection branch, including one in which an intruder ran through the front door of the White House.

Man arrested in Ethiopian embassy shooting in Washington

 US Secret Service agents arrested a man after he fired a gun outside the Ethiopian embassy in Washington on Monday, US media reported. 

Service bungled White House shooting: Report

A string of security lapses resulted in a four-day delay before the US Secret Service realized that a man had fired a high-powered rifle at the White House in 2011, an incident that could have put President Barack Obama's daughters at risk, according to a Washington Post investigation.

US Secret Service launches security review after White House breach

The US Secret Service said Saturday it has launched a comprehensive review of White House security procedures after an intruder scaled a fence, sprinted across the lawn and gained entry to the presidential residence.

US Secret Service investigates after man jumps White House fence, reaches doors

A man jumped over the White House fence and made it to the front doors of the executive mansion before being apprehended on Friday, sparking an evacuation within the complex shortly after President Barack Obama departed for the weekend.

White House defends Secret Service over sex claims

The White House has said President Barack Obama had "absolute confidence" in the Secret Service leaders, despite new reports of misconduct by agents, including extramarital affairs and visits to prostitutes.

Two Obama secret service agents removed over misconduct: Report

Two US Secret Service agents have been removed from President Barack Obama`s security detail for alleged misconduct, The Washington Post reported late on Wednesday.

`US Secret Service mistakenly killed John F Kennedy`

A retired Australian investigator has said he believes a US secret service officer fired one of the bullets that killed former US President John F Kennedy.

US Secret Service arrests man with firearms near White House

US Secret Service has arrested a man from across the street near the White House for carrying an unlicensed pistol and other fire arms.