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President Trump was repeatedly warned about armed rallygoers on Jan. 6, and he responded by calling for the Secret Service to reduce security so he could have a larger audience for his speech that preceded the violent attack on the Capitol. Read more»

The Washington monument framed by security fencing that is part of the unprecedented security for Inauguration Day, which included thousands of troops and police, closed roads and security checkpoints.

After the riot of Jan. 6 that ultimately left five people dead, including a Capitol Police officer, as many as 25,000 National Guard troops from around the country will be deployed to Washington along with transit police officers from around the country, local police agencies and federal law enforcement authorities. Read more»

The head of the Transportation Security Administration, Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger, told a House panel that a hiring surge over the next month should let the agency boost efficiency at airports without shortchanging security.

The head of the Transportation Security Administration promised lawmakers Wednesday that the planned hiring of 768 workers by June 15 will ease long wait times at airports nationwide. Read more»

Authorities count money seized in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation. Department of Homeland Security agencies, such as ICE, accounted for more than half the $7 billion in seized or forfeited assets the government took in over the past decade.

Government seizures of assets exceeded $1.7 billion in 2013, a nearly seven-fold increase in the Treasury Forfeiture Fund over a span of 10 years, according to a recent federal audit. Read more»

At Nelson Mandela's memorial service earlier this week, a deaf sign language interpreter was found to have been completely inventing "signs". Read more»

South America's cocaine giant is also the best at fabricating phony dollar bills. The US Secret Service is working with Peruvian police to stop it. Read more»

Ted Nugent at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.

If controversy could be rolled up and smoked, Ted Nugent would be on oxygen by now. (with video) Read more»

No man, woman or dog was safe from barbs at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington. Read more»

Smart v. Stupid: Ted Nugent sounds crazy -- until you understand who he's working for. He has a very important reason to get himself in the news; he’s launching his own line of Ted Nugent brand ammunition. Read more» 1

What happens in Cartagena stays in Cartagena ... until you decide to stiff the hookers and they complain. Loudly. To (eventually) your boss. The President. Of the United States. Read more»

President Obama with Mexican President Felipe Calderón (right) and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on April 2 at the White House. Obama and Calderón are in Cartagena, Colombia, this weekend for the Summit of the Americas.

Speaking at the Summit of the Americas, President Barack Obama on Saturday told Latin American leaders that legalization was not the answer to the drug war. Read more» 1

Rick Santorum speaks at a Republican fundraiser Tuesday in Phoenix.

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum didn’t shy from comments he made last year, saying JFK’s speech about separating church and state still makes him sick. Read more»

President Obama reacts as 14-year-old Joe Hudy of Phoenix shoots a marshmallow from the air cannon the eighth-grader made for the White House Science Fair in Washington, D.C.

President Obama got in on the action when an eighth-grader from Phoenix blasted a marshmallow across the State Dining Room on Tuesday as part of the administration’s second annual White House Science Fair. (with video) Read more» 1

The Secret Service has found a bullet fired into a window of the White House. The bullet smashed the exterior glass but was stopped from entering the interior by special anti-ballistic glass. Read more»

Here's the story on the bus. It was one of two custom buses ordered by the Secret Service in July 2010 from Hemphill Brothers Coach Company in Whites Creek, Tenn., at a total cost of nearly $2.2 million, according to Secret Service spokesman George Ogilvie and purchasing documents. Read more»

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