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WNBA star Brittney Griner freed in US-Russia prisoner swap

The swap, at a time of heightened tensions over Ukraine, achieved a top goal for President Joe Biden but carried a heavy price.

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Trump rebuked for call to ‘terminate’ parts of Constitution

“The Constitution is set for a reason, to protect the rights of every American,” NewYork Republican Mike Lawler said. “I think the former president would be well-advised to focus on the future, if he is going to run for president again.”

Biden signs bill to avert freight rail strike

President Joe Biden signed a bill Friday to avert a freight rail strike that he said could have plunged the U.S. into a catastrophic recession.

Sierra snowstorm closes Tahoe schools, slows mountain traffic

A windy, winter storm packing heavy snow is moving into the Sierra, closing schools at Lake Tahoe, prompting a backcountry avalanche warning and snarling traffic on I-80 west of Reno.

EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules

Thierry Breton, the EU’s commissioner for digital policy, told the billionaire Tesla CEO that the social media platform will have to significantly increase efforts.

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