Rep. Adam Schiff on Tuesday sized up US operations in that country, as well as the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Libya.
Denis McDonough, the top-ranking White House staffer, also on Wednesday had kudos for Nikki Haley, who delivered the GOP rebuttal to the State of the Union address.
Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, on Wednesday also urged greater efforts to reach out to the Muslim community to spot signs of self-radicalization.
Spending more on cybersecurity is a start but it's certainly no panacea. President Obama's new spending plans should come with policy proposals and organizational initiatives that stand in the way of protecting US networks from malicious hackers.
The Cybersecurity National Action Plan, which will be announced Tuesday, comes as the government scrambles to improve its own cybersecurity in the wake of the massive breach on the Office of Personnel Management.
The competition, called Dreampipe, looks for innovative ways to reduce the huge amount of water lost through leaks, theft, or inaccurate meters in developing countries.
An overlooked tool in fighting climate change is enhancing biodiversity – especially the top predators – to maximize the ability of ecosystems to store carbon.
Project 10,000 Kids provides tech education to young people and plans to create the first STEM high school in the country by 2017.