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This Week's Edition
White House to Host Fall Garden Tours October 17, 18
Tickets are first come, first serve.
Tech Companies Partner With U.N. for Refugee Relief
Donations can be made through the Airbnb, Kickstarter and Instacart websites.
Again, the President Addresses Nation After Mass Shooting
A gunman opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Oregon earlier on Thursday.
U.S. Officials Warn Russia Against ‘Pouring Gasoline on the Fire’ in Syria
Vladimir Putin has escalated the Syrian conflict with airstrikes, but U.S. officials say his strategy is self-defeating.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Visit U.S.
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu will discuss regional security issues.
White House Ends Lockdown Over Suspicious Package
The White House was placed on a brief lockdown Wednesday after an unattended package was found in nearby Lafayette Park.
Students Soon Will be Able to Apply Earlier for College Financial Aid
Beginning next year, students can apply starting in October instead of January.
U.S. Will Accept 10,000 Syrian Refugees in 2016
Since 2011, the U.S. has accepted 1,500 Syrian refugees.
Michelle Obama to Native American Youth: The Country Needs You
Native American children gathered at the White House for the first-ever Tribal Youth Gathering.
White House Fence Gets Spiky Security Enhancement
The new spikes are a short-term bid to ward off intruders at the U.S. executive mansion.
White House Says Iraqi Lack of Will to Fight Islamic State Militants Has Been Past Problem
"That certainly has been a problem that we have seen in the past," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said.
White House Does Damage Control After Defense Secretary Carter's Remarks on Iraq
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Monday of the U.S. commitment to Iraq's fight against ISIS.
White House Fence to Get Sharp, Pencil Point Spikes to Ward off Jumpers
The black iron fence surrounding the White House will be topped with a row of "sharp metal points" in July.
Obama Jokes Through White House Correspondents' Appearance
The president takes light-hearted aim at a range of political friends and foes.
What’s Wrong With the White House Correspondents' Dinner?
A new film points out what’s good and terrible about D.C.’s “Nerd Prom.”
Cecily Strong Isn’t Afraid to Roast Obama
The ‘SNL’ comedian hosts the White House Correspondents' Association dinner this Saturday.
How to Stop Putin Hacking the White House
We must drive home to the Russian president that cyberwarfare has consequences.
Untangling the Mysteries Behind Bowe Bergdahl's Rescue Mission
The soldiers who searched for him still don't know why they risked their lives.
Report: Russians Hacked White House
The FBI and Secret Service are involved in investigating the hack.
‘Most Transparent Administration’ Sets FOIA Censorship Record
The Obama administration breaks a record for censoring the most government records requested through the Freedom of Information Act.
Envelope Mailed to White House Tests 'Presumptive Positive' For Cyanide
The envelope reportedly contained a milky substance and was in a container wrapped in a plastic bag.
Petraeus Advising White House on ISIS
Former general still welcome after leaking top-secret notebooks and lying to the FBI.
Obama: Countering Violent Extremism Depends on Muslim Support
U.S. President says Muslim leaders must do more to discredit notion that Western nations are suppressing Islam.
Obama Responds to Drone Crashing at White House
The president admits the U.S. has failed to keep pace with the rapidly progressing technology.
Two-Foot Drone Crashes at the White House
Monday morning incident adds to the discussion of Secret Service gaffes.
White House Has Not Yet Decided on Russia Sanctions Bill
The 'Ukraine Freedom Support Act' passed by congress on Saturday seeks to put more pressure on President Putin
House Narrowly Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill
The bill was passed less than three hours before a midnight deadline, over strenuous Democratic objection to financial provisions.
Obama To Nominate Loretta Lynch For Attorney General
President Barack Obama will nominate Brooklyn prosecutor Loretta Lynch for his next attorney general at an event in the White House Roosevelt Room on Saturday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said.
Republicans Expect Gains, But Many Races Close in U.S. Midterms
Republicans could make significant gains in midterm elections on Tuesday and potentially take control of the U.S. senate
White House Says Syria Strategy Working
The White House and Pentagon sought to portray a unified stance on Syria on Friday after reports that a memo from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel criticized U.S. strategy as fuzzy on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.