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Lawmakers will question Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on how a man was able to jump the White House fence, cross the lawn and get into the White House before being stopped by agents.
Michigan has an open seat because Democrat Carl Levin is retiring. GOP candidate Terri Lynn Land is running a low-key campaign. Democratic Rep. Gary Peters leads in polls, but the race is close.
According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher. That's almost twice the rate of their baby boomer parents.
Police near Albany, N.Y., lost an ex-con in a high speed chase. In the end, vanity — as well as a K-9 unit was his undoing. It was dark, but a strong scent wafted through the morning air.
The FTC hit several companies for deceptive advertising, after claims that leggings and other items were infused with microcapsules of caffeine. The only thing that gets slimmer is your wallet.
A fire shut down the city's airports on Friday, but the ripple effect is still forcing delays and cancellations. The FAA is also reviewing its contingency and security plans.