ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Basketball star Brittney Griner and former Marine Paul Whelan should hopefully be released from Russia as part of a “two-for-two” prisoner swap, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson said Sunday. “My view is optimistic, I think she’s gonna be free. There’s gonna be a prisoner swap — I think […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (SURFSIDE, Fla.) — First lady Jill Biden spoke Friday morning at the site of the Champlain Towers South condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy. Joining Biden at the event were Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, local officials, and religious leaders. “We honor the light you found in each […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden welcomed wounded service members to the White House Thursday ahead of their annual bike ride. “You’re the best America has to offer,” said Biden, addressing the families, caregivers, and wounded warriors on the White House South Lawn before they participated in the […]

Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The House Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing Wednesday to investigate the National Football League’s handling of what lawmakers are calling the Washington Commanders’ “toxic” workplace culture, including sexual harassment. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appeared virtually to face a grilling from committee Democrats. During the roughly […]

Yuri Gripas/Abaca/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff made a surprise visit to schoolchildren at the National Museum of African American History and Culture to talk about the meaning of Juneteenth as the nation observed the new federal holiday on Monday. Children and their families greeted Harris, […]

KeithBinns/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday she was “very disappointed” in President Joe Biden’s plan to meet with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, who the U.S. has determined ordered the operation that killed Khashoggi in 2018. “Mr. Biden, you’ll soon visit Saudi Arabia as president, where you’ll […]

Samuel de Roman/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Celebrity chef José Andrés on Monday announced plans to open a restaurant in the Old Post Office, the Washington landmark which recently reopened as the Waldorf Astoria Washington D.C. after operating for five years as the Trump International Hotel. “People of DC big news! Today after a dream of […]

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