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Trading Brittney Griner for the “Merchant of Death”

The WNBA superstar has been sentenced to nearly a decade in a Russian penal colony for drug possession. But a prisoner swap might mean she’s free much sooner.

Where in the world are Russians going to avoid sanctions?

Follow the money.

What we know, and don’t know, about the FBI’s raid on Donald Trump

Trump is possibly in legal jeopardy, but we don’t know yet what charges he could face, if any at all.

Why Hollywood keeps getting abortion wrong

This researcher interviewed dozens of writers, creators, and showrunners about onscreen abortion. Here’s what she learned.

How Facebook helped Axios sell for $500 million

Money from Meta — and the rest of Big Tech — is pouring into Washington publications.

What happens when the Supreme Court is this unpopular?

Historically, the Court has tended to align with popular sentiment. But what happens when US elections do not produce democratic results?

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