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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

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Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing

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FBI Study Finds 'Active Shooter' Incidents To Be On The Rise

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Questions Swirl Around How Vet Jumped White House Fence

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American Joshua Fattal was released in 2011 from Iran after the Sultan of Oman paid more than $400,000 in ransom. He now says the U.S. should bail its citizens out abroad. Mohammed Mahjoub/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Should The U.S. Pay Ransom For ISIS Hostages?

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Congressional Panels Chastise NHTSA Over GM Ignition Problems

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Veterans' Care Emerges As A Key, Bipartisan Issue In Campaign Ads

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Candidates Court An Elusive Vote: Men

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Logbook for the Jeannette, a ship that became trapped in ice, dated Sept. 5, 1879. Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration hide caption

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Old Ship Logs Reveal Adventure, Tragedy And Hints About Climate

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Obama Calls On Business To Bridge Divide Between U.S. And Africa

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Jim Brady, Press Secretary Turned Gun Control Activist, Dies At 73

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As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

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A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk on July 18 in Winthrop, Wash., where a fire destroyed about 100 homes. Officials say that fire damage, overall, is down this summer, but that firefighting costs are skyrocketing. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

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Senate's Highway Trust Fund Bill Sets Up Conflict With The House

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New Rules Proposed For Oil-Carrying Trains In Wake Of Fiery Crashes

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