White House Placed On Lockdown After Object Thrown Over Gate

May 30, 2016 2:08 PM Comments

The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman threw something over the north fence along Pennsylvania Avenue.

Military, Federal Employees Honored At Excellence In Federal Government Awards

May 28, 2016 9:06 PM Comments

Service members and federal employees were recognized during the 60th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Awards Program ceremony and luncheon at the Hickam Officer ‘s Club on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Expecting the Worst, Holiday Weekend Travelers Find Fast Airport Lines

May 28, 2016 9:04 PM Comments

Travelers reported moving quickly through airport checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.

This is Why Memorial Day is a Three Day Weekend

May 28, 2016 10:53 AM Comments

Though Memorial Day started as a way to commemorate the dead of the Civil War, today it is nearly synonymous with the start of summer and with the long weekend that many Americans use to celebrate the season. But it wasn’t always that way.

New History of U.S. Postal Service Delivers

May 27, 2016 7:58 PM Comments

Neither Snow Nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service, the true story of how America has delivered its mail through the centuries, rambles, rattles, digresses (but never dawdles) as it serves up a colorful array of visionaries, hucksters, daredevils and crackpots to keep the narrative humming — and, at times, roaring — along.

Missing Plaque Honoring DC Veterans Found After Decades

May 27, 2016 7:00 PM Comments

A plaque honoring veterans missing since the 1990s has recently been recovered.

Yellen: Rate Hike Probably Appropriate In The Coming Months

May 27, 2016 4:00 PM Comments

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday an interest rate hike is “probably” appropriate in the coming months if economic data improve.

NC Mom Says TSA Wouldn’t Say Why They Searched Underneath Her Clothes

May 27, 2016 3:52 PM Comments

A woman was stopped by TSA agents who wouldn’t let her pick up her son and then patted her down, including underneath her clothes, in a private room, but the TSA offered no explanation to her as to why they went through all of the extra searching.

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