White House Official: Obama Briefed On UK Vote To Bolt EUThe United States is treading lightly following the decision by Britain voters to leave the European Union.
Arts Commission OKs Plan For Higher White House FenceA plan to increase the overall height of the fence surrounding the White House by approximately 6 feet won preliminary approval Thursday.
White House Asks Colleges to Look Beyond Criminal RecordsThe Obama administration is asking colleges and universities to rethink how they factor in an applicant's criminal history during the admission process.
White House Returns to Normal Operations After Lockdown The Secret Service says the White House has returned to normal operations after being placed on lockdown early Monday afternoon.
Hardly A Dog's Life for Obama's Pets Bo And SunnyThe pair of Portuguese water dogs -- Bo with his distinctive white chest and front paws, and the all-black Sunny -- are canine ambassadors for the White House, very popular and so in demand that they have schedules, like the president.
In Business And Politics, Trump Stokes Internal Rivalries When Donald Trump acquired a pair of Atlantic City casinos in the mid-1980s, he pitted his managers against each other in a ferocious competition over everything from booking entertainers to attracting high-rolling game
Report: Obamas Will Move To D.C. Mansion In JanuaryThe Obamas are planning to move to another very nice D.C. mansion when the President's term ends in January.
Man Shot Outside White House Remains In Critical ConditionA man shot by a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House remained in critical condition in a Washington hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.
White House Placed On Lockdown After Nearby ShootingThe Secret Service says an agent shot an armed man right outside the White House grounds when he refused to drop his weapon---forcing a lockdown.
Shaken Trump Foes Face Diminished Options At GOP ConventionStill shaken by Donald Trump's triumph, Republican and conservative foes of the billionaire can still cause headaches for the party's presumptive presidential nominee at this summer's GOP convention. But their options are shrinking by the day.
Mosquito Season Brings No Urgency for Money to Fight Zika The White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency.
First Lady Wants Next White House to Keep Focus On MilitaryMichelle Obama says the next White House occupant should keep making it a national priority to support service members, veterans and their families.