Officials clash over beach contamination warnings
Federal and state officials are clashing over standards for warning the public about water contamination at the nation's beaches.
Report highlights importance of reconciling injustices
A new report from Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue highlights the ways in which Canadian society and government should approach reconciliation with communities affected by injustice.
Canadians' tax data stolen in Heartbleed breach
Personal data for as many as 900 Canadian taxpayers was stolen after being made vulnerable by the "Heartbleed" bug, officials in Ottawa said on Monday.
Twitter executives head to Turkey for gov't meeting
Twitter executives will meet officials from Turkey's government, a company spokesman said Sunday, after the country's prime minister vowed to pursue the site for alleged tax evasion.
Puerto Rico probes darkening of Vieques bio bay (Update)
Authorities in Puerto Rico announced Wednesday they are investigating why a glowing bay that attracts thousands of tourists a year has grown dark in recent weeks.
Ecuador president says Twitter account hacked
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has said his Twitter account was hacked, blaming right-wing foreign groups for posting false tweets in his name.
US plans to scan workers with secret clearances
U.S. officials say they plan to set up a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that will tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees ...
Dubai focuses on technology in 'smart city' bid
(AP)—After years of chasing the biggest and the best, the fast-growing Mideast city of Dubai is turning to technology to help the little things in life run more smoothly.
US sues Sprint over company's wiretap expenses
Federal officials have filed a lawsuit alleging that Sprint Communications Inc. overbilled government agencies $21 million for wiretap services.
Turkish president approves disputed Internet law
Turkish President Abdullah Gul has approved a controversial bill which critics said aims to increase government controls over the internet.
Video: Scientists work to stop moth from destroying world's tomato crop
In countries around the world, a tiny insect is wreaking havoc on farms and threatening to push up the price of tomatoes. At a recent workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, scientists gathered to learn more about the tomato ...
Hundreds of rare primates seized in Indonesia
Hundreds of slow lorises have been seized on Indonesia's Java island as animal smugglers were about to send the protected primates to markets to be sold as pets, officials said on Friday.
London-based banks simulate giant cyber-attack
Dozens of London-based banks joined other financial institutions in the capital on Tuesday for a giant exercise to test their defences against a cyber-attack, officials said.
How can researchers bridge the gap between scholarship and public administration?
Public administrators draw on a number of different sources to inform their work including the news, blogs, podcasts, etc. But why aren't they drawing on scholarly research from published academics as a key resource and what ...