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EXPLAINER: What Griner may endure in Russian penal system

By JOANNA KOZLOWSKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — WNBA star Brittney Griner has begun serving her nine-year sentence for drug possession at a remote Russian...

CIA Director and Russian Counterpart Discuss Brittney Griner, Paul Whelan

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent CIA director Bill Burns and Russia’s spy agency boss Sergey Naryshkin planned to meet this week...

Griner, Whelan families to meet Biden amid US-Russia talks

By Eric Tucker, Associated Press President Joe Biden plans to meet at the White House on Friday with family members of WNBA star Brittney Griner...

EXPLAINER: What will it take to get Brittney Griner home?

By Eric Tucker, Associated Press Now that WNBA star Brittney Griner has been convicted of drug possession and sentenced to nine years in prison, attention...

WNBA’s Griner Convicted at Drug Trial, Sentenced to 9 Years

By Jim Heintz, Associated Press The 31-year-old Griner, a two-time U.S. Olympic champion and a eight-time all-star with the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury, listened with a...