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BALTIMORE, USA - APRIL 29: A woman pleads for protestors to go home when the curfew goes into effect rather than risk arrest in Baltimore, USA on April 29, 2015. Protests following the death of Freddie Gray from injuries suffered while in police custody have turned violent with people throwing debris at police and media and burning cars and businesses. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Obama Aide, Baltimore Native Says Worst May Be Over

The leader of President Barack Obama’s initiative for minority males says it has been painful to watch violence and looting in his native Baltimore.

04/30/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 28:  U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks while Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe listens during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. The two leader spoke about US-Japanese relations and President Obama spoke about the recent rioting in Baltimore.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: Police Must Hold Officers Accountable For Wrongdoing

President Barack Obama said the Baltimore riots show that police departments need to hold officers accountable for wrongdoing “instead of just the closing-ranks approach that all too often we see.”

04/29/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with new U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the Oval Office at the White House April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. ( (Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images)

White House, AG Lynch Committed To Assisting Baltimore

President Barack Obama spoke with both Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Monday regarding the ongoing Baltimore protests surrounding the death of Freddie Gray.

04/27/2015

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Obama To Send Aide To Funeral Of Freddie Gray

The White House says the head of President Barack Obama’s initiative for young men of color will attend the funeral of a Baltimore man who died after sustaining serious injuries while in police custody.

04/26/2015

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Lawmaker: Gyrocopter Pilot Flew 30 Miles In Restricted Space

The chairman of the House oversight committee says a Florida postal carrier steered his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace for 30 miles to the U.S. Capitol without being stopped.

04/23/2015

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Person Arrested For Attempting To Scale White House Fence

The Secret Service has arrested a person for attempting to scale the White House fence.

04/20/2015

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Man Who Jumped White House Fence In October Takes Plea

A Maryland man arrested after scaling a White House fence last year has pleaded guilty in connection with the case.

04/17/2015

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Pepco: Downed Transmission Line Responsible For D.C. Power Outages

Widespread power outages sweep across Washington, D.C. and Maryland, forcing thousands in the dark, including the White House along with other high security buildings.

04/07/2015

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O’Malley: Presidency `Not Some Crown’ Families Should Share

Potential Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley says the country needs new perspectives, and he’s criticizing the prospects of another Clinton and Bush seeking the White House again.

03/29/2015

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Letter Sent To White House Tests Tentatively For Cyanide

Lab technicians are working to identify a substance found in a letter addressed to the White House that could be cyanide.

03/18/2015

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Letter Sent To White House Tests Tentatively For Cyanide

The Secret Service says an envelope addressed to the White House has tentatively tested positive for cyanide.

03/17/2015

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White House Fence Jumper Pleads Guilty To 2 Charges

A knife-carrying Army veteran who scaled a White House fence and dashed into the executive mansion before being caught has pleaded guilty in connection with the case.

03/13/2015

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