Rights experts question Google censorship

Google's decision to do business in China by adhering to the government's strict censorship rules has come under attack by many bloggers, academics and activists alike. What's more, some question whether the Internet giant ...

Google chided for China censorship deal

Google's decision to allow censorship of its search-engine results in China was chided by human-rights groups Wednesday and defended by company officials.

Support grows for McDowell FCC nomination

Support for the nomination of telecom lobbyist Robert McDowell for the Federal Communications Commission seemed to be solidifying in Washington Wednesday.

Egypt may have eradicated the polio virus

Scientists believe the world's first cases of polio occurred about 5,000 years ago in Egypt, but now that nation has apparently eradicated the virus.

Pesticides place amphibians in danger

University of California scientists say amphibians around the world are in danger from even extremely low concentrations of widely used pesticides.

Radioactive leak taints water in Chicago

Radioactive tritium seeping into groundwater near a Chicago-area nuclear power plant has prompted the Exelon Corp. to offer compensation to property owners.

The Web: Working hard or hardly working?

Are you wasting time when online? Or working? A new study released this week showed that about 20 percent of government staff, while on the job, in one Malaysian state utilized the Internet for purely personal activities ...

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