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Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Congressmen and security experts express shock at the Secret Service's latest gaffe.


2014-09-21 13:37:13 -0600

Affadavit: White House intruder armed with folding knifeThe man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.


2014-09-21 17:35:41 -0600

Police Chief Thomas Jackson speaks during a news conference in FergusonThe police response to the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo. — which included heavily armed militarized police clashing with protesters in the St. Louis suburb — is a case study for how not to manage a crisis. The St. Louis Police Academy seems to agree.


2014-09-21 08:02:25 -0600