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'Device' found on White House grounds

The Secret Service is investigating a "device," described as a small drone, found on the grounds of the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said early Monday morning.

He did not give details about the device, but said it does not appear to pose a threat.

The President an...

Netanyahu at UN

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Ambassador defends Netanyahu Congress speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu isn't aiming to disrespect President Obama or muddy the waters of American politics when he speaks before Congress, the country's ambassador said Sunday.

"The Prime Minister's visit to Washington is intended f...

Alexis Tsipras

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Greek elections: Is Tsipras man of moment?

Alexis Tsipras is the man of the moment, the poster child of Greece's new left, the firebrand leader of anti-austerity party Syriza. In his fine suits, he cuts a dashing figure, and at 40, he's considered young to be a political leader.

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Biden, Rubio and Palin's 2016 plans

The 2016 calculations of three potential candidates -- two Republicans and a very senior Democrat -- plus big tests for President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

1. Rubio's no...

Juneau Alaska

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Obama's Alaska move triggers fight

The Obama administration is moving to block oil and gas production along a major part of Alaska's northern coastline, setting off another energy battle with Republican lawmakers.

On Sunday, President Barack Obama announced plans for the Interior Depa...

Narendra Modi

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Obama and Modi: Best broments

U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are pals, if you haven't heard.

The pair have "chemistry," according to the White House and Indian officials. They've shared impromptu strolls on the National Mall and, on Sunday, a l...

GOP hopefuls weigh in on gay marriage

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says a Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage won't be enough to make it the law of the land overnight.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he wants to amend the Constitution to leave the decision over wh...

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Obama on Russia: 'Large countries don't bully'

The military option is out, President Barack Obama said Sunday, but the U.S. will be looking at all other options to "ratchet up the pressure on Russia" on the issue of Ukraine.

"We have no interest in seeing Russia weakened or its economy in shamble...

Mike Huckabee, April 2014

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Huckabee straddles line on immigration

Mike Huckabee says deporting immigrants who were brought into the United States as children is like ticketing a child riding in the back seat of a car when the child's father is pulled over for speeding.

"You don't punish a child for something his pa...

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Netanyahu visit continues to stir emotion

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough says the United States shouldn't wade into Israeli politics -- even if the country's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, plans to weigh in on American policies.

His comments come days after House Speaker Joh...

Tim Daley runs for mayor

Tim Daley running for mayor of Reading

Tim Daley announced his candidacy Saturday to become the next mayor of Reading,

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

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Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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YouTube stars interview President Obama

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In an attempt to connect to a younger audience, President Barack Obama sat down with, and took questions, from three YouTube stars.

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dead at 90

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Saudi Arabian authorities are preparing to bury their late king, in accordance with Islamic tradition. King Abdullah passed away Thursday at the age of 90.

Pre-schooler to Obama: 'What was your dream?'

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While talking to some kids at a pre-school in Kansas, President Barack Obama talks about wanting to be an architect when he was young.

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    On this day: January 26

    European settlers land in Australia, Jim Thorpe is stripped of his Olympic medals, "Dukes of Hazzard" premieres, and Bill Clinton denies having "sexual relations with that woman," all on this day.

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Berks County house fire injures owners, kills pets

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GREENWICH TWP., Pa.

A husband a wife were injured, their pets killed and their Berks County home destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.

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AMITY TWP., Pa.

Investigators found a body inside a car that was fiercely burning Sunday morning in the driveway of a home in Berks County .

Dozens watch sinkhole damaged home torn down

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Dozens of neighbors watched as a Northampton County home was razed on Saturday.

Three Earl Township homes burglarized in one day

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Three homes were burglarized  Friday in Earl Township, Berks County.

 
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