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  • Control supervisor now required for first lady's plane

    Aircraft carrying the first lady or vice president will receive a higher level of scrutiny from air traffic controllers following an aborted landing of a plane carrying Michelle Obama this week, the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday.


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CIA Director Leon Panetta says it's possible to reveal certain World War I-era spying techniques now because the old methods have been far outpaced by advances over the years.

    Inside Politics

    Air-traffic controllers directed a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama to abort a landing at Andrews Air Force Base because it was too close to a military cargo jet, officials said Tuesday.


  • **FILE** Michelle Obama (Associated Press)

    Plane with first lady came too close to cargo jet

    Air traffic controllers directed a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama to abort a landing at Andrews Air Force Base because it was too close to a military cargo jet, officials said Tuesday.


  • Inside Politics

    A Pentagon inquiry into a Rolling Stone magazine profile of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal that led to his dismissal as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has cleared him of wrongdoing.


  • FILE - In this April 13, 2011 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, back left, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, interact with military family members at Coors Field in Denver. ABC says Obama and Biden will be guests on the Monday, April 18, 2011 edition of "The View." They will be appearing live on the weekday talk show to discuss their campaign for national support of military families. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

    Michelle Obama, Jill Biden to guest on 'The View'

    ABC says First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will be guests on Monday's edition of "The View."


  • Jill Biden and first lady Michelle Obama bring gifts for expecting military wives at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Wednesday. They will discuss their drive to support military families on "The View" Monday. (Associated Press)

    Tuning In to TV

    ABC says first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, will be guests on Monday's edition of "The View."


  • Illustration: Abortion banner by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    CANNON: Phony politics behind Obama budget principles

    An administration is defined by what it treats as non-negotiable. With a government shutdown avoided and the federal budget set for the next six months, we now know what defines the Obama administration: delivering tax dollars to Planned Parenthood, the nation's busiest abortion provider.


  • Arianna Huffington faces harsh words from a disgruntled blogger.

    Inside the Beltway

    A $200 million federal public relations campaign to trumpet health care reform?


  • President Obama greets members of the military and their families at the White House on Tuesday after first lady Michelle Obama announced "Joining Forces," which is intended to help troops and their loved ones on multiple fronts. (Associated Press)

    First lady champions military families

    With her husband having just committed U.S. forces to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya, in addition to seeing through America's two other wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, first lady Michelle Obama turned her attention Tuesday to military families by launching a program to ensure troops and their loved ones have the support they need.


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