People stand next to a board promoting military service in Donetsk, Russian-controlled Ukraine, on Oct. 11. A Brooklyn man and a Montreal couple have been charged with attempting to smuggle tech to Russia to support the Kremlin's invasion of Ukraine.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 1, 2023
U.S. and Canadian defendants charged for tech exports to Russia
Some of the electronics were later recovered from helicopters, missiles, tanks and other Russian equipment seized in Ukraine.
Petr Aven in Moscow to attend Russia Business week in in 2018
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 1, 2023
Squeezed by sanctions, some oligarchs head home to Putin's Russia
The penalties have destroyed the standing of many wealthy Russians abroad who remained silent or avoided direct criticism of Putin over the war.
Robert Card, who gunned down 18 people in Lewiston, Maine, is seen in this image released on Wednesday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 29, 2023
Deceased Maine shooter had mental health problems, police say
The shooter, Robert Card, a 40-year-old army reservist, was able to buy weapons legally because he had never been forcibly committed to treatment.
Lewiston Chief of Police David St. Pierre speaks as Maine Gov. Janet Mills looks on during a news conference after mass shooting suspect Robert Card was found dead on Friday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 28, 2023
Suspect in Maine mass shooting Is dead, official says
The discovery of the suspect's body ends a sweeping search that had forced thousands of residents throughout the U.S. state to remain in their homes.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried faces fraud charges over the collapse of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, at federal court in New York City on Thursday, in this courtroom sketch.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 27, 2023
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried implicates lawyers in testimony
Accused of stealing billions of dollars from customers, Bankman-Fried has pleaded not guilty to two counts of fraud and five counts of conspiracy.
Cardboard hearts with messages are hung in the downtown area in Lewiston, Maine, on Thursday, in the aftermath of a mass shooting.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 27, 2023
Maine's second largest city faces aftermath of mass shooting
Maine Gov. Janet Mills said the shooting had undermined Maine’s reputation as one of the safest states in the country.
The armed suspect in a shooting in Lewiston, Maine, on Wednesday. At least 22 people have been reported killed and dozens injured in the city, U.S. media has reported, citing police.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 26, 2023
At least 22 killed and dozens wounded in Maine shootings
If the death toll of 22 is confirmed, the massacre would be the deadliest in the United States since at least August 2019.


Yoshiko Koide sits in a classroom at Nagoya College where she teaches a Japanese-language observation seminar.
How a dictionary came to spark outrage among the web’s otaku