Archive: 07/15/2010

Dozens of outspoken, popular blogs shut in China

(AP) -- Dozens of blogs by some of China's most outspoken users have been abruptly shut down while popular Twitter-like services appear to be the newest target in government efforts to control social networking.

dateJul 15, 2010 in Internet
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Studies explore effects of war on former child soldiers

Despite international bans, more than 250,000 children fight as soldiers in 86 countries across the globe, almost half of them in Africa. Two new studies explored how these children adjust after they return to their homes. ...

dateJul 15, 2010 in Health
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Leak forces new delay to BP oil cap test

Oil giant BP detected a leak Thursday in equipment to seal the catastrophic Gulf of Mexico gusher, forcing another delay to the start of crucial tests on a new tighter-fitting cap.

dateJul 15, 2010 in Environment
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