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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 "full responsibility."

Omar Gonzalez, a 42-year-old knife-...

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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 remains skeptical himself.

"A lot of people in Romneyland are...

Tommy Hazouri to run for an at-large seat on Jacksonville City Council in 2015.

Tommy Hazouri to run for city council

Tommy Hazouri, who served one term as mayor of Jacksonville and two terms on the Duval County School Board, has announced he is running for an at-large seat on Jacksonville's City Council.

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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.

The deal was signed by Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad H...

U.S. Central Command

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.

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.

CNN

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is midway through a strict religious fast.

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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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James Foley's family gets transit ad pulled

A transit advertisement depicting deceased American journalist James Foley moments before he was beheaded by ISIS was pulled from circulation in New York and San Francisco.

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Next step: Keeping anti-ISIS coalition

As military operations against ISIS continue, there is a less visible, but no less important, diplomatic front, as the United States seeks to recruit new international members and keep Arab nations committed and willing to help strike both within Iraq and Syria.

Alex Gallardo/Reuters

Ex-top Washington Post editor in hospice care

Ben Bradlee, the former top editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal, is in hospice care as his health has declined over the past six weeks, his wife said in a C-SPAN interview.

Bradlee, 93, began end-of-...

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Poll: Is US hawkish or dovish?

With the United States now launching airstrikes in Syria -- the seventh country bombed under the Obama administration---debate over foreign policy has once again ballooned, pitting the interventionist hawks against non-interventionist doves.

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