A man pleaded guilty to threatening to kill President Barack Obama and his family.
The US Attorney's office said 35-year-old Chane Phillip Christenson of St Paul, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to one count of making a threat to take the life of the president.
Christenson faces up to five years in prison when sentenced.
Jail for Israeli shoe thrower
A man who threw a shoe at Israel's chief justice, knocking her off the bench, has been sentenced to three years in jail.
"This kind of incident must never happen again and this punishment is a warning to others," said Jerusalem magistrate Shimon Feinberg, sentencing Pini Cohen (52) for the attack.
Oldest postal worker retires
America's oldest postal worker is retiring aged 95.
Chester Reed, a mail handler and forklift operator, turned in his badge and keys at a US Postal Service centre in California.
Mr Reed worked for the postal service for 37 years after leaving the Air Force and never took a sick day, racking up nearly two years of sick leave he could have taken.