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Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

A 23-year-old Maryland man was in custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.

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Kansas Tax Cuts Endanger Republican Gov. Sam Brownback

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's steep tax cuts have failed to stimulate economic growth in Kansas, making him vulnerable to a Democratic challenger.

Times Minute | Sochi's Closing Ceremony

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