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September 30th, 2014
10:19 PM ET

Are Secret Service agents allowed to shoot White House trespassers?

Questions are mounting about how anyone could not only storm the White House through an unlocked front door, but also make it all the way into the East Room. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testified on Capitol Hill today and acknowledged that the "security plan was not properly executed" when an intruder jumped the White House fence. Pamela Brown takes a closer look the grilling by congressional lawmakers.

Do Secret Service agents have any more power to use lethal force than the average American police officer? Randi Kaye reports on Secret Service protocols.

 

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April 24th, 2012
09:05 PM ET

Prostitution easily found in Cartagena

The old city in Cartagena, Colombia is an amazing sight. The “walled city” probably doesn’t look too different now compared to when the Dutch, French and English attacked the city in search of its wealth of gold and silver. It truly is breathtaking. But once you get passed the archways and enter the old city, you notice prostitution is thriving here.

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April 23rd, 2012
09:40 PM ET

Secret Service 'escort' identified

CNN's Drew Griffin reports on the background of one of the Colombian women involved in the Secret Service prostitution scandal.

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April 19th, 2012
09:01 PM ET

Secret Service agents' risky behavior

Fran Townsend and Bob Baer detail the security risks that make the Secret Service scandal a serious transgression.

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