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Barack Obama

White House: President Obama and first lady Michelle meeting with staffers from Obama Foundation on Sunday to review architecture and design proposals for Obama Center in Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times

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Cambridge, MA

White House: Malia Obama will attend Harvard University in fall 2017, after taking gap year before beginning school

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

Photo: Actress Allison Janney appears at the White House press briefing to raising awareness about opioid addiction epidemic - @agreilingkeane

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

White House: President Obama has been briefed on the Defense Department report on the Afghan hospital strike; Pentagon has proposed reforms to prevent civilian casualties - Reuters

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The White House, Washington, DC

Report: US Secret Service plans to raise White House security fence by 5 feet, add new concrete foundation by 2018 - NBC Washington

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

Josh Earnest tells college reporter White House will soon announce where Malia Obama will go to college; 'Nobody will get scooped. We're not going to leak it' - @DavidNakamura

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

White House: US concerned about China's NGO management law; urges country to respect 'rights and freedoms' and protect foreign NGOs in China - @Price44

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

White House's Josh Earnest says he hasn't heard President Obama 'weigh in publicly' on requiring draft registration for women - @markknoller

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US economic indicators

Despite lackluster GDP report, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest stresses 73 consecutive months of private sector job growth producing 14.4 million jobs - @markknoller

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Iraqi Civil War (2014-present)

Statement: White House reporters pool notes that Vice President Biden met with Iraqi PM Abadi on Thursday after arriving in country for visit - @FredLucasWH

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2016 US elections

Carly Fiorina tells supporters 'if we nominate Donald Trump, we would be guranteeing four years of Hillary Clinton in the White House - @ZekeJMiller

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The White House, Washington, DC

Photo: Tourists blocked by tape on the north side of the White House; area on lockdown - @EllenBryanWUSA9

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The White House, Washington, DC

Editor's note: CNN and CBS News are reporting that the White House is on lockdown and the cause is unknown. President Obama is reportedly inside the building. We're watching for more information and confirmation. - Rebecca

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Flint, Mich., water crisis

White House announces US President Obama will travel to Flint, Mich., on May 4 to hear from community members about water crisis

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Fight against Islamic State militants

House passes bill to help prevent Islamic State from profiting from damaged, stolen artifacts; goes to President Obama - The Hill

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The White House, Washington, DC

Update: White House lockdown now over, according to pool report - @Jordanfabian

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The White House, Washington, DC

Reports: Person jumped fence at Eisenhower Executive Office Building, which is near White House; no official confirmation - @FredLucasWH, @ChadPergram

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The White House, Washington, DC

Photo: Secret Service outside White House during lockdown - @Jordanfabian

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The White House, Washington, DC

White House reportedly on lockdown - @joshledermanAP

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United States

US House Republicans to take aim at the National Security Council with proposal that would restrain White House control over foreign policy planning, aides say - Washington Post

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