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US House Speaker has gone all Taylor Swift on America, and the verdict is still out whether haters gonna hate hate hate on his latest anti-Obama messaging -- or shake it off.
The US House defied President Barack Obama by adopting Republican measures blocking his controversial immigration reform efforts.
The White House denounced human rights violations in Gambia, calling on the government to allow UN experts into the country and revoke laws discriminating.
The Secret Service admitted to an "inexcusable" series of failures that allowed a disturbed veteran to make it deep into the White House armed with a knife.
The White House expressed grave concern at reports of Russian military reinforcements in eastern Ukraine.
White House technicians recently detected suspicious activity on a computer network at the US presidential mansion, and have taken steps to resolve the issue.
A man who jumped the White House fence was charged with two felony counts for allegedly kicking and punching two guard dogs.
The White House said it aimed to work with US lawmakers towards closing Guantanamo and was not "drafting options" for circumventing a congressional ban.
The White House denied it was planning to create a safe haven along Turkey's border with Syria.
The White House rejected claims by ex-Pentagon chief Leon Panetta that President Barack Obama is too reticent to take on opponents.
It may just be brotherly love, but former president George W. Bush said that his younger sibling Jeb wants the White House in 2016.
The US Secret Service chief faced withering criticism from lawmakers outraged over security breaches at the White House.
An intruder armed with a knife who jumped a fence and sprinted across the White House lawn, got much further into the presidential mansion than thought.
A White House official played down a report that it took the Secret Service days to realize a man shot at the presidential residence in 2011.
Barack Obama is "concerned" about an incident in which an intruder with a knife entered the front door of the White House.
A man sparked an evacuation at the White House after he scaled and jumped over a fence and made it into the building before being captured.
The White House declared the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy.
Linda Ronstadt, who was the most successful female rocker of the 1970s and pioneered the role of women in that genre, was honored with the highest US arts prize.
Hillary Clinton sought to nuance her remark that she and ex-president husband Bill were "dead broke" when they left the White House, insisting she was not out of touch.
The White House said Wednesday it had adopted new procedures on President Barack Obama's foreign trips to avoid a repeat of the "inadvertent" release of the name of the CIA's station chief in Kabul last month.