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Steel Spikes to be Added to White House Fence

U.S. officials say steel spikes will be added to the White House fence, in an effort to beef up security in the wake of a series of fence jumping security breaches on its grounds. The proposal was approved by unanimous vote Thursday of the National Capitol Planning Commission, giving the U.S. Secret Service the approval to move ahead with installation. The steel spikes will measure 18 centimeters tall, with a 1 centimeter steel pencil point at the top, sticking out multiple inches to...

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