politics

2 Results / Page 1 of 1

Background

News

Russian court sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison

A Russian court sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison Thursday, an expected conclusion to her trial that should allow negotiations for a prisoner swap to accelerate. Griner, who was arrested Feb. 17 for bringing cannabis into the country, had been prepared for a harsh sentence, sources close to the player said. But she and her supporters have also been aware that Russia was not going to […]

todayAugust 5, 2022 5

Featured

Democrats look to recruit businesses from red states restricting abortion

SACRAMENTO — Blue-state governors have a new business recruiting tool: abortion. The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade has Democratic leaders trying to flip the script on low-tax red states, hoping to entice businesses whose employees don’t want to live with restrictions on their reproductive freedoms. The Golden State has long endured needling from Republicans and some business owners who criticize California’s less-than-friendly corporate conditions. Most notably, Tesla CEO Elon […]

todayJune 28, 2022 9

LISTEN WITH YOUR APP