Trump visits put big dent in small airports' business

Aug 9, 2017

Trump visits put big dent in small airports' business

Thor Solberg's business is down — try practically nonexistent — at a time when it's usually way up, and he has President Donald Trump to thank for it. Solberg's is one of two small airports in western New Jersey that are essentially closed down because ...

Carson, Trump seek protection by Secret Service

/ Oct 20, 2015

Carson, Trump seek protection by Secret Service

The top two Republican presidential hopefuls, Donald Trump and Ben Carson, have requested protection from the U.S. Secret Service, a spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security said Monday. The taxpayer-funded agency said the two campaigns have submitted requests, which kick off an evaluation period ...

Bomb threat clears White House press briefing

Jun 10, 2015

Bomb threat clears White House press briefing

The White House briefing room was briefly evacuated Tuesday after a bomb threat was called in to police, the Secret Service said. Secret Service officers responsible for presidential security interrupted a live, televised press briefing with White House press secretary Josh Earnest and evacuated the ...

Second layer of steel spikes to be added to White House fence

May 8, 2015

Second layer of steel spikes to be added to White House fence

The U.S. Secret Service is adding a second layer of steel spikes to the top of the White House fence to keep would-be intruders at bay, according to a proposal approved Thursday by the National Capitol Planning Commission. The steel "pencil point" spikes will be ...