WASHINGTON — The U.S. Secret Service says a man who jumped over the White House fence made it just past the front doors before being apprehended.
ALBANY, Ga. – A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says campus sexual assault is “an affront to our basic humanity.”

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