The White House was put on lockdown on Saturday after a loud noise was heard on the South Lawn moments before President Barack Obama and his family were due to take off by helicopter, a White House pool report said on Saturday.
The Texas man arrested on Friday for charging at the White House was armed with a knife when he climbed a fence and made it into the executive mansion after President Barack Obama had departed, the US Attorney's Office said.
India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi (@NarendraModi) has surpassed US White House account to become the fourth-most followed world leader on Twitter, with 4,981,777 followers, said a study.
Modi, who surpassed the White
The White House and U.S. intelligence agencies said on Friday neither the National Security Agency nor any other part of the government were aware before this month of the "Heartbleed" bug, denying a report that the spy agency exploite
The White House on Thursday said a new sanctions bill against Iran would disrupt diplomacy aimed at preventing Teheran from building a nuclear weapon, and added that sanctions could quickly be imposed if efforts to reach a deal fail.
The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, will visit President Barack Obama in Washington on September 13 to talk about Middle Eastern issues, the White House said on Friday.
"The President looks forward to
US President Barack Obama met privately on Tuesday with lead Israeli and Palestinian negotiators the day after they restarted long-stalled peace negotiations in Washington, a White House official said.
The meeting at the White Hou
The White House said on Monday that it is not in the best interests of the United States to immediately change its aid program to Egypt.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said the United States government will take the time it need
The White House may soon propose the biggest change in US food aid since the programmes were created during the Cold War - donating cash for hunger relief instead of shipping American-grown food to global trouble spots, say farm groups and chari
President Barack Obama took the official oath for his second term on Sunday at the White House in a small, private ceremony that set a more subdued tone compared to the historic start of his presidency four years ago.