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Suspicious Package Forces Partial White House Lockdown

The White House was placed on a partial lockdown Monday after an unidentified woman threw a metal package over a fence on the north side of the property, officials from the Secret Service said. Emergency responders, including a hazardous materials response unit, were called in to investigate. Officials say a protective sweep of the metal object showed it was harmless. The partial lockdown occurred just hours after President Barack Obama returned to the White House from delivering a...

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