Critics of the White House's anticipated hostage policy review say the administration's efforts are merely "window dressing."
In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution.
Search teams in New Mexico recovered the body late Sunday of a missing former White House chef who was last seen setting off for a solo hike in the mountains near Taos last weekend, Police said.
The Secret Service came into briefing room during White House press secretary Josh Earnest's daily briefing and asked the press corps to evacuate.
Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to sentence the Army veteran who scaled a White House fence last fall to almost two years in prison.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has formally launched his presidential campaign Saturday at a morning rally in Baltimore.
Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House.
The House Committee will discuss and try to vote on Congressman Mac Thornberry's proposal for the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act.
Although most political observers presume New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will enter the Republican race for the White House, the lawmaker insisted in an exclusive interview with TODAY's Matt Lauer that he hasn't made up his mind yet.
President Barack Obama is nixing Cuba from the list of countries the U.S. considers sponsors of terrorism, according to the White House.
Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls wasted no time attacking Hillary Clinton after she announced her White House bid -- using the opportunity to rough up the Democratic front-runner while delaying the riskier business of attacking fellow primary challengers.
Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.
The White House, the Capitol and the State Department briefly lost power Tuesday as part of a widespread outage in Washington.
President Obama welcomes thousands of guests to the annual White House Eater Egg Roll, a tradition that dates back to 1878.
Secret Service Director Joe Clancy faces questions over latest misconduct allegations against his staff.
Two Secret Service agents crashed into White House security barrier after allegedly drinking at retirement party.
A Policing Task Force formed after the high-profile deaths of two unarmed men at the hands of police officers, met Monday at the White House with President Obama.
President Barack Obama addressed the White House summit on combating the spread of violent extremism .
The respect Americans have for their presidents can be measured in the thousands of statues, parks, airports and buildings that bear the name of former White House residents, but there are limits to the love.
The Secret Service said Monday morning's drone crash at the White House appears to be accidental.