Russia Claims Brittney Griner ‘Not a Hostage’ But a Law Breaker

Brittney Griner, an American basketball star considered by the U.S. government to be “wrongfully detained” in Russia, should not be described as a “hostage,” a Russian official told NBC News. Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov made the comments in an exclusive interview with Keir Simmons published Monday. Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and member […]

Trump Insists He Would Defeat DeSantis in a Presidential Primary Challenge

Former President Donald Trump insists that he is not concerned about the prospect of facing Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in the 2024 GOP presidential primary. Trump expressed confidence that he would “win” any potential primary challenge from DeSantis in an interview published by The New Yorker on Monday. While neither Trump nor DeSantis has […]

Abortion restrictions put Black women in jeopardy

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Queer Americans are facing a surge of attacks across the country 06:22 Now Playing Abortion restrictions put Black women in jeopardy 05:24 UP NEXT Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) previews fourth hearing of the January 6th Committee and Trump’s pressure campaign […]

Russian journalist sells Nobel Peace Prize for Ukrainian children

What’s the price of peace? That question could be partially answered Monday night when Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov auctions off his Nobel Peace Prize medal. The proceeds will go directly to UNICEF in its efforts to help children displaced by the war in Ukraine. Muratov, awarded the gold medal in October 2021, helped found the […]

Missouri men charged in black-market fireworks explosion that killed 4

Two Missouri men are facing murder charges after a home near St. Louis exploded Friday, killing four people – including three teens – who were assembling black-market fireworks in a garage.  Terrell Cooks, 37, and Seneca Mahan, 43, are each charged with three counts of second-degree murder and several other charges in Friday’s explosion near Black Jack, […]

Iran hangs man convicted of killing clerics in April attack

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday morning hanged a man convicted of killing two clerics in a stabbing attack in April at a revered Shiite shrine, the country’s state television reported. The report says the death penalty was carried out by hanging after the country’s Supreme Court upheld a verdict issued earlier by a […]