U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said President Joe Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin directly in their 2-hour call Tuesday that if Russia further invades Ukraine, the US will respond "with strong economic" consequences. (Dec. 7)
- Fox News
Police arrested an ex-con killer this week just over a mile from the house where four University of Idaho college students were killed in their sleep last month.
- NBC Sports BayArea
The 49ers passed on Tom Brady during the NFL free-agent signing period of 2020, and Brady continues to play like a quarterback in his prime with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- BuzzFeed News
The Gay Nephew Of The Lawmaker Who Cried While Voting Against Marriage Equality Has A Message For Her
Missouri Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler went viral for her teary (and unsuccessful) plea to stop the Respect for Marriage Act. Her gay nephew wants a word.View Entire Post ›
- Yahoo Sports
DEA agent who helped put Viktor Bout behind bars slams Brittney Griner swap: ‘We couldn’t even get two people for the world’s most notorious weapons trafficker’
Foreign policy experts warn the release of Viktor Bout could incentive future kidnappings of Americans.
- BuzzFeed News
Prince Harry Said The Royal Family Didn’t Think His Relationship With Meghan Markle Would Last Because She Was An Actor
“The fact that I was dating an American actress was probably what clouded their judgment more than anything else at the beginning.”View Entire Post ›
- The Telegraph
Prince Harry appeared annoyed with his wife at one point in their new Netflix documentary when she joked about having to curtsey to the late Queen.
Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner Ditched Their Usual PDA & Reportedly Acted 'Cold' Towards Each Other During Recent Public Outing
The holidays can be a stressful time for any family and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner may have a bit of the blues right now. They attended a yacht party in Miami recently and the air around the normally affectionate couple was apparently a bit chilly. A Page Six source described them as “cold” around […]
Griner's lawyer previously told PEOPLE that the transfer to Mordovia's penal colony was "a very challenging period for her" and had the WNBA "very stressed" as she tried to adjust
- Women's Health
Brie Larson is super sculpted from her abs to her legs in an orange bikini in new Instagram pics taken in a sauna. Brie opts for unconventional workouts.
Watch the moment Brittney Griner was exchanged for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout on a UAE airport tarmac
Footage of Griner's return to American custody was released by Russian state news outlets after President Biden announced the swap Thursday morning.
The royal family is reportedly "breathing a sigh of relief that Harry & Meghan didn't have that many bombshells—go inside their reaction.
- Lebron Wire
Warriors superstar Stephen Curry gave his all-time starting five - but it didn't include LeBron James.
- The Hill
Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) on Friday slammed newly minted Independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.) following her decision to leave the Democratic Party, saying she is “putting her own interests” ahead of Arizona voters with the move. “Last month, the voters of Arizona made their voices heard loud and clear — they want leaders who put…
- Rolling Stone
The GOP is condemning the president for securing the release of the WNBA star while former Marine Paul Whelan remains imprisoned in Russia
- The Telegraph
There were times during Brazil’s final game at this World Cup when Neymar wanted to do too much. As the match remained resolutely deadlocked into its second half, the Paris St-Germain forward dropped ever deeper, attempting to get on the ball, spin and force the issue for his team.
- Panthers Wire
Even though Baker Mayfield didn't work out in Carolina, Panthers fans were quite happy for the new Rams QB on Thursday night.
Meghan Markle Says She Learned Reality of Royal Life After Hug with Kate Middleton and Prince William
"Like I was a hugger, always been a hugger," Meghan Markle said in the Netflix docuseries Harry & Meghan. "I didn't realize that that is really jarring for a lot of Brits"
- LA Times
Brittney Griner's release from Russia in a high-profile prisoner exchange should be celebrated, not disparaged by reactions reeking of bias and bigotry.
Brittney Griner, the American basketball star imprisoned in Russia, was released on Thursday (Dec. 8) in a prisoner swap for Viktor Bout, a Russian arms dealer whose notoriety earned him the epithet “Merchant of Death.”
"You're flying back home," someone tells the WNBA star in the footage.