What We're Following This Afternoon

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Radovan Karadzic’s day of reckoning: The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia found the man dubbed the “Butcher of Bosnia” guilty of war crimes. He was sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Canadian radio host cleared of all charges: Jian Gomeshi, who hosted CBC’s Q, had pleaded not guilty to four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking. The judge, in his decision, pointed to what he called a “carelessness with the truth” in the testimony of the women who alleged Gomeshi had sexually assaulted them. CBC’s coverage of the decision is here.

RIP, John Cruyff: The Dutch soccer great, widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest players, has died. He was 68. The cause was cancer.

News from the morning here