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Constructing a 300-pound White House gingerbread house (Video)

Those cake-baking competitions on television have nothing on what happens in the kitchen at the White House around the holidays.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 12:39pm EST

Tags: White House, gingerbread

White House picks 6 interns from Virginia

Six Virginians are among more than 140 people selected from across the country to participate in the fall White House internship program.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 11:19am EDT

Tags: White House, internships, Andrew Hess, Roma Moradian, Fatema Munis, Elizabeth Renda, Stephanie Salomon, Emily Whitby

Shutdown gives White House fox a reprieve

A wily fox has made itself at home among the grounds of the presidential mansion while the majority of the lawn and garden caretakers are on furlough.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: fox, White House, garden, Michelle Obama, shutdown

Shutdown takes its toll on White House operations

Now in its second week, the partial government shutdown has taken its toll on the White House, where about 3 of 4 staffers have been furloughed, barred even from checking the BlackBerrys they usually clutch like worry beads.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 09:54am EDT

Tags: government shutdown, White House

Food trucks, street vendors hard hit by shutdown

Food trucks and street vendors that are part of the everyday landscape of D.C. are finding sales way off because of the federal shutdown.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 01:51pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, government shutdown, food trucks, street vendors, Smithsonian, White House, Hank Silverberg

Hampton mayor leaving for White House job

Hampton's mayor is resigning to take a position in the White House.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 06:52pm EDT

Tags: Hampton, Va., Molly Joseph Ward, White House, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

7 arrested at White House protesting deportations

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 04:00pm EDT

Tags: White House

Accused White House shooter will accept plea deal

An Idaho man charged with trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting an assault rifle at the White House will accept a plea deal.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 01:55pm EDT

Tags: President Barack Obama, White House, Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez

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