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NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP via Getty Images (LONDON) — Friday marks a year since Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich was arrested in Russia. The first American reporter to be imprisoned by Moscow since the Cold War, he remains trapped in jail while the United States struggles to find a deal with Russia to free him. Gershkovich, […]

Matteo Colombo/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Wildfire smoke bathed New York City’s front-line workers in fumes, atmospheric rivers forced hundreds of thousands of California homes into darkness, and hurricane Idalia battered tourism in Florida. Natural disasters nationwide in 2023 focused attention on the life-or-death stakes of climate change but also underscored a grave risk of […]

Thinkstock Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Law enforcement officers assigned to street crime units aim to infiltrate gangs, confiscate illegal guns and remove drugs off the streets, according to police officials and legal experts. However, street crime units have found themselves at the forefront of controversy and many have come under scrutiny following allegations of […]

Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP via Getty Images (LONDON) — The Wall Street Journal reporter being held in Russia had his pre-trial detention extended for three months during a hearing at a Moscow court on Thursday. Evan Gershkovich, a correspondent with the paper’s Moscow bureau, was arrested in March and stands accused of “acting on the instructions of […]