Articles by Becky Bowden


Russian hackers reportedly hit sensitive White House systems

By Becky Bowden on April 08, 2015, at 10:37 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Russian hackers penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system after intruding at the U.S. State Department in recent months, CNN reported Tuesday, citing U.S. officials briefed on the matter. The White House said the report did not refer to a new incident but was “speculating” about …

South Sudan to Secede Amid Tensions

By Mary Beth Sheridan and Rebecca Hamilton, The Washington Post on July 07, 2011, at 8:35 p.m.
The map of Africa will be redrawn Saturday as South Sudan becomes an independent nation through a peace process championed by successive U.S. presidents but still beset by lingering tensions from years of war. President George W. Bush put Sudan at the center of his foreign policy in Africa, helping …

Consequences of Greek bailout

By London Evening Standard on July 07, 2011, at 3:41 p.m.
Interventions by both the chancellor, George Osborne, and the mayor, Boris Johnson, suggest a rising anger among Tories about the prospect of another Greek bailout. But it is not only they who feel inclined to let Greece sink or swim — and probably sink — in a sea of debt …

Harmony week an opportune time to shed hostility

By Becky Gunn on Feb. 04, 2011, at 6:56 p.m.
Harmony week an opportune time to shed hostility In a world where there is much rancor, incivility and downright hatred, we have the opportunity to respond to that negativity with civility, love and harmony. Most of you have no idea that this week is World Interfaith Harmony Week. Based on …