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China accuses Washington of cyberspying on university

Sep. 05, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday accused Washington of breaking into computers at a university that U.S. officials say does military research, adding to complaints by both governments of rampant online spying against each other. Northwestern Polytechnical University reported computer...

FBI's team to investigate massive cyberattack in Montenegro

Aug. 31, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A rapid deployment team of FBI cyber experts is heading to Montenegro to investigate a massive, coordinated attack on the tiny Balkan nation's government and its services, the country's Ministry of Internal Affairs announced Wednesday. The announcement...

Study: Student gains last year narrowed COVID learning gap

Jul. 19, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Despite a year of disruptions, students largely made academic gains this past year that paralleled their growth pre-pandemic and outpaced the previous school year, according to new research released Tuesday from NWEA, a nonprofit research group that administers standardized tests. ...

China's economy shrinks 2.6% during virus shutdowns

Jul. 15, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economy contracted in the three months ending in June compared with the previous quarter after Shanghai and other cities shut down to fight coronavirus outbreaks, but the government said a “stable recovery” is under way after businesses reopened. The...