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Crowd welcomes Modi with cheers in New York

India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a boisterous greeting outside his New York hotel on Friday. Around 18,000 people are expected to gather in Madison Square Garden to hear Modi deliver an address on Sunday.

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White House front door now locks automatically

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the front door to the White House now locks automatically in a security breach.

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Review panel: Wis. rep likely broke House rules

(Charles Dharapak, File / Associated Press)

A congressional review panel said there is “substantial reason to believe” that veteran Rep. Tom Petri of Wisconsin violated House rules by acting on behalf of two companies in which he owned significant amounts of stock, according to a report released Tuesday.

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Secret Service: Use of force being reviewed

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the agency’s security plan to protect the White House was not properly executed when an Army veteran with a knife jumped the fence and made his way well into the executive mansion.

Sorry, Nancy Pelosi. New York is objectively more progressive than California.

In which we settle, once and for all, the beef between East Coast and West Coast.

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Secret Service boss vows no repeat of breach

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson vows that a security breach like the Sept. 19 incident in which a man scaled the White House fence and made his way well into the executive mansion will never happen again.

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Secret Service head takes responsibility in breach

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson told lawmakers she takes full responsibility for the serious breach of the White House mansion eight days ago. That’s when an Army veteran with a knife climbed the fence and made his way well into the executive mansion before he was tackled.

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Grand jury declines to charge Tony Stewart in driver’s death at New York sprint car race

Grand jury declines to charge Tony Stewart in driver’s death at New York sprint car race.

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NY governor, Billy Joel join NY beach cleanup

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and singer Billy Joel helped pick up trash at a beach on New York’s Long Island.