The Secret Service says the incident happened at around 10:25 Sunday night. They say an individual climbed a fence on the south side of the White House but was arrested soon after.
Republican presidential hopefuls clashed over foreign policy at a conference Saturday in New Hampshire -- the small Northeastern state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominating process.
Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who announced his run for the White House earlier this month, told CBS' Bob Schieffer why he is running for the highest elected office in the land.
EU foreign ministers will discuss measures to halt the rising death toll of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea amid intense pressure to resume full-scale search and rescue missions. Up to 900 are feared drowned in the latest capsize tragedy, taking the number of dead among those seeking refuge in Europe from Libya and elsewhere in this year alone to more than 1,500.
At Holy Name, parishioners will remember the cardinal at the first Sunday Mass since his passing.
An opinion poll published on Saturday said President Francois Hollande's approval rating has risen, but the vast majority of French voters remain unhappy with his performance, casting doubt on his re-election chances.
Framing himself as a politician who's unafraid to discuss "hard truths," NJ Gov. Chris Christie is proposing an income cap on Social Security benefits as part of major restructuring plan announced ahead of a likely presidential bid.
Ahead of a midnight deadline to fund payments to doctors treating Medicare patients, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged the Senate to pass a House-passed fix to the sustainable growth rate payment formula despite concerns from conservatives that the legislation adds to the deficit.
Senate overwhelmingly approves House 'doc fix' bill, which President Obama has promised to sign.
A series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Darrell Issa Asked Hillary Clinton About Her Personal Email Use in 2012.
Police and local official sources say, Islamic State militants gained ground in western Iraq on Wednesday, overrunning another village near the capital of Anbar province in a dawn raid. Hundreds of families were fleeing Albu Ghanim after security forces came under attack from the militants overnight and withdrew from the area, around 3 miles northeast of the provincial capital Ramadi.
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey would disregard the European parliament's views over the 1915 mass killings of Armenians, which the Pope this week described as genocide. The European parliament is due later on Wednesday to debate a resolution to mark the 100th anniversary of the killing of as many as 1.5 million Armenians.
Eight people were killed on Tuesday in an attack on a government office complex in the capital, according to police. Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a senior police officer said, Police have secured the ministry of higher education office complex. The assault on the walled compound which also houses other government ministries is the latest attack by suspected Islamic extremists of al-Shabaab who are maintaining a series of attacks in the capital on government targets and the African Union forces who are supporting the government.
A 21-year-old man, one of nine members of the same family detained earlier this month in Turkey on suspicion of trying to illegally enter Syria, was arrested by British police on his return to his homeland on Tuesday. West Midlands Police said the man, named by media as Waheed Ahmed, the son of a local counselor in Rochdale, northern England, was held by detectives at Birmingham Airport on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism. The nine Britons were held by Turkish security forces on the Turkish side of the Syrian border on April 1.
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