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MOSCOW (AP) — Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered to stand trial Friday by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest at an airport while returning to play for a Russian team. The Phoenix Mercury center and two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist also…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and a delegation of GOP senators met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv during an unannounced visit Saturday, delivering the latest show of American solidarity with the country at war with Russia. A video posted on Zelenskyy’s Telegram account showed McConnell, R-Ky., and Sens. Susan Collins…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up an effort to counter disinformation coming from Russia as well as misleading information that human smugglers circulate to target migrants hoping to travel to the U.S.-Mexico border. “The spread of disinformation can affect border security, Americans’ safety during disasters, and public trust in our…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia and the United States have carried out an unexpected prisoner exchange in a time of high tensions, trading a Marine veteran jailed by Moscow for a convicted Russian drug trafficker serving a long prison sentence in America. The deal announced by both countries involving Trevor Reed, an American imprisoned for nearly…

Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney confirms her record-breaking fundraising will go to defend her seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2022 Election. The political climate has been tumultuous for Liz Cheney. In the course of one year, Cheney went from the third most powerful Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives to a…

The Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced it would donate one full day of ticket sales to the Ukrainian army as they defend their home from the Russian invasion. On the evening of Sunday, Feb. 27, the Sleeping Giant Ski Area near Cody announced a promotional offer. However, this one-day opportunity will allow skiers to contribute…

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden hit Russia with some of the broadest and toughest financial penalties that the world’s biggest economy can muster on Thursday, hours after President Vladimir Putin launched his military’s invasion of Ukraine. The U.S. sanctions and penalties announce so far appear to spare Putin…

By ERIC TUCKER and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is announcing the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and announcing a new round of sanctions against Russia. The moves are in response to interference in last year’s presidential election as well as the hacking last year of federal government agencies. The…


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