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Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

A man is subdued by officers of the Uniform Division of the U.S. Secret Service after he jumped the bike rack security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House.

Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war.

The Latest: Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

The Latest on President Donald Trump's tweets on hunting trophies and other topics (all times local):

Senator Al Franken cut from PBS David Letterman tribute

PBS and WETA say Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken will not appear substantially in David Letterman's Mark Twain Prize special airing Monday night.

Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether "this horror show" would actually aid in the conservation of any animal.

White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars.

LaVar Ball says Trump did nothing for his son, other UCLA players in China

President Donald Trump made sure everyone knew that he personally intervened in the matter of the three UCLA basketball players who got caught shoplifting in China last week. LaVar Ball, however, is having exactly none of Trump's credit-taking.


Lawmaker dismayed at decision to shut down 35W this weekend
The Drive

Minnesota House Transportation Finance Chairman Paul Torkelson said he is disappointed the department is carrying on with the closure when as many as 200,000 people could be making their way into downtown Minneapolis.

Rep. Paulsen to friend, housemate Scalise: "Welcome back roomie"
Hot Dish Politics

U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen welcomes his friend and housemate back, three months after Rep. Steve Scalise was gunned down at a congressional baseball practice.


Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail.


Hit by scandal, Franken faces questions about ability to do job

A once-bright political career now hangs in the balance.


Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

Alabama's Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn't fit the evangelical mold.


Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It's the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp.


Official says Trump doesn't know who to believe about Moore

President Donald Trump doesn't know who to believe about sexual misconduct allegations involving Roy Moore, but isn't campaigning for his party's Senate candidate in Alabama because of "discomfort" with the claims made by a number of women, aides said Sunday.


Woman says she was harassed by New York state employee

An upstate New York woman struggling to find a place to live and a job after ending an abusive relationship said a state employee helped her, only to use it as an excuse to sexually harass and assault her, and the governor's office knew and did nothing to stop it, according to a lawsuit.


Border agent dies after being injured in Texas

Authorities are searching Texas' Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.


The Latest: Border agent injured in Texas dies

The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local):


Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health provision

Two of President Donald Trump's leading economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5 trillion measure to overhaul business and personal income taxes that is expected to be voted on after Thanksgiving.


Ohio justice issues another apology over Facebook post

An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate has issued another apology on Facebook after a post Friday outlining his sexual history with women drew widespread condemnation.