June 13, 2013
Former Rep. Peter Hoekstra, who was chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, recalls a cryptic telephone call from the White House in August 2004: "Come on over. We've got something to tell you." At that meeting, Vice President Dick Cheney and Michael V. Hayden, director of the ...
June 13, 2013
The House Armed Services Committee is not as powerful as it used to be, 86 percent of National Journal's National Security Insiders said.
June 12, 2013
They open a world of imagination and provide the experience of live theatre to youth in the community. Carousel Players, in its 40-plus years, has touched many audiences of students. General manager Jane Gardner figures they perform for up to 20,000 students each year from Niagara Region and beyond.
June 11, 2013
NORMAN — Joplin, Mo., knows the devastation a tornado can create, and Shelter Distribution has seen the destruction from the powerful storms first-hand. Shelter Distribution and the people of Joplin, with the help of the Salvation Army, answered the call for help in Moore.
June 10, 2013
Three-quarters of National Journal's National Security Insiders said Congress ineffectively oversees the executive branch's national security programs.
June 7, 2013
We're tracking--and contextualizing--the latest news on the NSA's secret surveillance of phone calls and internet communications. Related Stories How The NSA Monitors America's Phone Traffic NSA Reportedly Collects User Data From Facebook, Yahoo, Apple, And Others It was reported this past week that at least two separate, secret National Security Agency (NSA) programs are monitoring telephone ...
May 26, 2013
Robert Edmonson Jr. walks to work from his home on Capitol Hill and enjoys the convenient, fast-paced and art-centric nature of Washington, D.C. But he misses some of the pleasures of his hometown — H
May 23, 2013
The City of St. Catharines is rolling out the red carpet for the arts community. The nominees for the St. Catharines Arts Awards have been announced in advance of the awards night set to take place Saturday, June 8 at the St. Catharines Museum.
May 21, 2013
National Journal's National Security Insiders were split down the middle on whether the Obama administration's edits to remove any mention of terrorism from the original public statements on the Benghazi, Libya, attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens showed it deliberately tried to mislead the American public.
May 18, 2013
Peter Fassbender was just a year into his third term as mayor of Langley City when he got the call, or rather, a direct face-to-face invitation, from Premier Christy Clark to run for the B.C. Liberals. It came at the party’s convention last October, where Fassbender was called upon to co-chair Free Enterprise Friday — an open session orchestrated by the B.C. Liberal brass to help piece together ...