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Reports: Panama Firm Usurped Name of Red Cross to Hide Money

FINANCE | By Raphael Satter | Apr 14
International Committee of the Red Cross spokeswoman Claire Kaplun told The Associated Press on Sunday that the revelation was "a total surprise and something we find extremely shocking."

Reading the Tea Leaves in a Police Interview

CRIME | Apr 5
Captain Darren Francke of the Montgomery County Police explains what it was about Rahul Gupta's interview with Det. Paula Hamill that convinced him Gupta was guilty of killing his friend Mark Waugh.

Lax Oversight Could Lead to Crowdfunding Fraud

The people who should get the money don't always wind up with the funds they deserve.

Reported Serial Killer Book Removed from Amazon Amid Outrage

A book reportedly written by a Canadian serial killer was removed Monday from Amazon's website a day after being put on sale online following protests by British Columbia authorities.

Suburban New York Village Deploys Big-City Surveillance Tactics

Police on New York's Long Island have seen a lot of success after deploying license-plate readers throughout one town.

Victim of Gun Point Robbery Says Attackers Used Grindr To Meet Him

CRIME | By John McDonald | Jan 30
The victim of an alleged attempted robbery told police he was lured into the situation through the use of the gay dating app Grindr.


In Italy, Bill Whitaker finds out that the long arms of the Mafia extend to agricultural products, especially olive oil, on which the mob makes huge profits by exporting imitations.

New Netflix Series Raises Questions About Old Murder Case

Netflix's "Making a Murderer" rekindles interest in a high-profile Wisconsin murder case.

Convict in 3 Sex Crimes Freed by DNA Tied to Fugitive Rapist

SCIENCE | By Brian Melley | Nov 30
A man imprisoned 16 years for rape and sex assault convictions was exonerated Monday and ordered freed after DNA evidence linked the crimes to a serial rapist on the FBI's most wanted list.

Texas Man Convicted of Murder in 'Stand Your Ground' Retrial

CRIME | Nov 23
A Houston-area man was found guilty Friday of murder for killing his neighbor during an argument over loud music.

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