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Senate candidate shares tax incentive proposal with Lynchburg students

The Republican who's hoping to win one of Virginia's seats in the United States Senate wants to encourage more people to enter the workforce.

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Security lapses lead to shakeup at top of Secret Service

Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned Wednesday in the aftermath of a fence-jumper gaining access to the White House on September 19 and a subsequent…

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Who is Julia Pierson?

Julia Pierson became the first female director of the U.S. Secret Service in March 2013, tapped to change the culture of an agency that was then marred by a Colombian prostitution scandal.

Julia Pierson, Secret Service director

Boston Herald apologizes for Obama cartoon

The Boston Herald and its cartoonist apologized Wednesday for a cartoon that quickly drew criticism on social media for being racist.

A satire on the recent news that an intruder got farther…

The great American freakout

Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that his country had uncovered a plot by ISIS sympathizers to attack subway systems in Paris…

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Accused WH fence jumper pleads not guilty

The man who allegedly jumped a White House fence last month and breached the mansion's doors pleaded not guilty Wednesday.

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Secret Service vague with details to court

The U.S. Secret Service offered only vague information in its first criminal filing in federal court about how deep accused fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez entered the White House, in contrast to the…

White House fence jumper

Strange Vine alert: Congressman does karate

For all of you waiting to see a 77-year-old congressman in a skin-tight track suit show off his martial arts skills, here's your chance.

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Armed contractor shared elevator with Obama

Testimony given by the director of the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday appears to conflict with the news that broke hours after Julia Pierson's testimony -- that a private security…

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Can the Secret Service actually change?

Some people are wondering about the capability of the Secret Service after a string of other blunders in recent years.

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McAuliffe's energy plan to make debut

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has made energy a key component of his administration, promoting natural gas through the state and encouraging efficiency in response to climate change.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Gov. McAuliffe hopes new website will combat drunk driving

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is combating drunk driving by highlighting those that have been affected by it.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Secret Service director: WH breach 'unacceptable'

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson called an incident in which a man scaled a fence and entered the White House "unacceptable" and told a congressional committee Tuesday that she takes…

Julia Pierson, Secret Service director

House Dems want NY Fed hearings, too

Three Democratic members of Congress joined their Senate colleagues in calling for a probe of Wall Street regulators.

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Will Mitt Romney take the plunge again?

Two sources inside Mitt Romney's inner circle tell CNN that while Romney isn't planning a presidential bid, he's listening to a lot of people who want him to get in the race -- although he…

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Afghanistan, U.S. sign security deal

The United States and Afghanistan signed a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous December deadline to withdraw.

Soldiers in Afghanistan

US has already spent nearly $1 billion fighting ISIS

The first wave of U.S. military attacks against ISIS has cost nearly $1 billion, according to a military think tank.

Operational video of strike against ISIS

Poll: Big swing nationally for Dems

Five weeks before the November midterm elections, voters give Democrats an edge over Republicans, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday.

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Three courses for Obama; warm water for Modi

Diners who attended President Barack Obama's evening meal Monday were treated to a three-course menu of fusion fare with hints of the subcontinent. Not partaking: the guest of honor, Indian…

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Officials: Fence jumper made it far into W.H.

The man who jumped the White House fence earlier this month and breached the mansion's doors actually made it farther than originally thought, officials said Monday.

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Senate candidate shares tax incentive proposal...

Secret Service officer in front of White House

Security lapses lead to shakeup at top of...

Julia Pierson, Secret Service director

Who is Julia Pierson?

Boston Herald apologizes for Obama cartoon

People wait for NYC Subway

The great American freakout

Omar Gonzalez

Accused WH fence jumper pleads not guilty

White House fence jumper

Secret Service vague with details to court

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Strange Vine alert: Congressman does karate

Barack Obama

Armed contractor shared elevator with Obama

Secret Service police car

Can the Secret Service actually change?

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe's energy plan to make debut

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Gov. McAuliffe hopes new website will combat...

Julia Pierson, Secret Service director

Secret Service director: WH breach 'unacceptable'

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House Dems want NY Fed hearings, too

Mitt Romney, stand-alone head shot

Will Mitt Romney take the plunge again?

Soldiers in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, U.S. sign security deal

Operational video of strike against ISIS

US has already spent nearly $1 billion fighting...

Donkey Elephant Democrat Republican

Poll: Big swing nationally for Dems

Indian PM Narendra Modi

Three courses for Obama; warm water for Modi

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Officials: Fence jumper made it far into W.H.

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