Another Fence Jumper


By: April Ryan, | AURN Last night the first family was home when a man jumped the fence at the White House and Secret Service put the place on lockdown.  This time the jumper was deemed the "standard" type person who attempts this action.  That type of person in many cases is not … [Read more...]

April Ryan & General Kip Ward Talk About #BringBackOurGirls


Courtesy: Black America Web White House Correspondent April Ryan is in for Roland Martin and talks to General Kip Ward about the #BringBackOurGirls campaign and the allegations that the girls will be released soon. LISTEN: … [Read more...]

Grand Jury Testimony Leaked in Ferguson Case

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April Ryan reports - LISTEN:  WASHINGTON -- The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported. The report … [Read more...]

Unrest in St. Louis

April Ryan

(AURN) -- Police involved fatal shootings in Missouri are on the radar of the Obama Administration as more protests continue stemming from two separate fatal shootings where two teens were left dead. April Ryan reports - LISTEN:  … [Read more...]

Preventing the Spread of Ebola

April Ryan

WASHINGTON (AURN) -- The White House has announced enhanced screenings for five American airports to prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States. April Ryan reports:  … [Read more...]

Statement by Secretary Johnson About the Secret Service

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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY JOHNSON ABOUT THE U.S. SECRET SERVICE Today Julia Pierson, the Director of the United States Secret Service, offered her resignation, and I accepted it. I salute her 30 years of distinguished service to the Secret Service and the Nation. As an interim Acting Director of … [Read more...]

Rep. Elijah Cummings on White House Security


WASHINGTON (AURN) -- Hearings on Capitol Hill over White House security breaches produced a lot of back and forth over incidents including a fence jumper and shooting. UPDATE 9-30-14 at 8:50PM WASHINGTON (AP) - Published reports say President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an … [Read more...]

Roland Martin On The Secret Service’s Lax Approach To Protecting First Family


Source: Roland Martin talks to April Ryan, American Urban Network White House Correspondent, about the Secret Service’s issues with protecting the White House and the first family. “The White House is a magnet for the crazies…there are at least 10 people that try and jump the … [Read more...]

A Presidential Farewell to Holder


By: April Ryan, AURN | Literally there was not a dry eye in the house as US Attorney General Eric Holder announced from the White House he was leaving his post afar six years on the job as the first African American to serve in the position. President Obama said good bye to his … [Read more...]

Obama Remarks at U.N. Meeting on Ebola


THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 25, 2014 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT U.N. MEETING ON EBOLA United Nations Building New York City, New York 11:15 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. Secretary-General, thank you for bringing us together … [Read more...]