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This Sept. 21, 2009, photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)

Accused White House intruder to appear in court

- Associated Press

The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance Monday in federal court.

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President Barack Obama listens to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speak after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama and immigration: High hopes, a mixed record

Associated Press

There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama.

Elliot Crown of New York parades in a costume called "Fossil Fool." The goal of signing a climate deal could better be facilitated more by strategic negotiations rather than distracting protest marches. (Associated Press)

Wall Street sit-in planned on climate crisis

- Associated Press

One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.

Assistant patrol agent in charge Lee Allbee, right, talks about the aerostat used by Border Patrol to look for smugglers and illegal crossings in the Rio Grande Valley,  Friday Sept. 5, 2014 at Penitas, Texas.  Since last November, the Border Patrol has stationed five surveillance sky cameras in the Rio Grande Valley area _ one in Penitas, two near Rio Grande City and two near Falfurrias, said agency spokesman Joe Gutierrez Jr.  (AP Photo/The Monitor, Gabe Hernandez)  MAGS OUT; TV OUT

More Border Patrol balloons expected in future?

- Associated Press

Near the banks of the Rio Grande, U.S. Border Patrol agents monitor a tethered balloon that carries a camera that can zoom in on a license plate miles away.

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, an American flag flies from the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The federal government ran a lower budget deficit in August 2014 than a year ago, remaining on track to record the lowest deficit for the entire year since 2008. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Intelligence community ponders the 'immaculate collection'

- The Washington Times

"There’s no 'secret' version of the NIS. Our oversight committees, our partners, the public and, for that matter, even our adversaries are all seeing the very same strategic direction I'm giving to the Intelligence Community," says James R. Clapper, director of national intelligence - who also has thoughts on the current intel landscape.