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White House Goes On Lockdown After Sneaky Toddler Breaches Fence

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At a news conference Wednesday, President Obama spoke mostly about foreign policy but also answered questions about his actions in the U.S. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Making An All-American White House Dinner With Some African Flair

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President Obama (aka the bear) walks to lunch at a Chipotle restaurant Monday. Larry Downing/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A Bear On The Loose In Washington

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We face real-world decisions now about everything from sea level rise, to energy infrastructure to what food is best for you. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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