President Obama signed the bill into law on Friday that was passed by Congress this week to keep the government funded through mid December and avert any potential shutdown.
Current and former female firefighters of the United States Forest Service have filed a complaint with the Department of Agriculture alleging that they suffered job discrimination, harassment and sexual abuse at the hands of male co-workers and that top agency officials failed to stop it.
Lawmakers are demanding an investigation of the security at the White House after two recent security breaches.
The family of Glen Doherty has filed a claim seeking more than $2 million from the U.S. government.
The Secret Service is beefing up surveillance and protection of the White House grounds after a man managed to jumped the North Lawn fence and sprint inside the mansion.