Category: CNN

Brittney Griner is facing a 9-year sentence in a Russian jail following conviction. Here’s what could come next for the WNBA star | CNN

CNN  —  After a Russian court sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday to nine years in prison for a drug smuggling conviction, the player’s supporters, teammates and numerous US…

Ballet, busking and bathing: Ukrainians are defying Russia by embracing ‘normal life’ | CNN

Odesa, Ukraine CNN  —  On the banks of the Dnieper River, parents sunbathe on the beach as their children splash in the cool, refreshing water. A girl dances, twisting and…

House passes assault-style weapons ban | CNN Politics

CNN  —  The House of Representatives voted Friday evening to ban assault-style weapons, sending the bill to the Senate where it’s not expected to advance. The final vote was 217-213.…

5 things to know for July 27: Covid-19, Trump, Philippines, Abortion, Uvalde | CNN

CNN  —  After a yearslong pandemic pause, 43 million Americans will receive a notice in about five weeks to resume their federal student loan payments – unless President Joe Biden…

Takeaways from Day 2 of the Steve Bannon contempt of Congress trial | CNN Politics

CNN  —  The contempt of Congress trial against Steve Bannon got underway in earnest on Tuesday with opening statements and the first witness testimony after a failed last-minute effort from…

How the Supreme Court recalibrated the abortion debate in just 3 words | CNN

CNN  —  It’s not just that US Supreme Court majorities upheld Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and overturned Roe v. Wade. The opinion also skewed the crux of the conversation going…