FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a fundraiser event for the Alabama GOP, Friday, Aug. 4, 2023, in Montgomery, Ala. Just one month after Donald Trump’s January 2021 phone call to suggest Georgia’s secretary of state could overturn his election loss, district attorney Fani Willis announced she was looking into possibly illegal “attempts to influence” the results.

Criminal Justice

Trump and 18 allies charged in Georgia election meddling as former president faces 4th criminal case

Posted on · Other defendants include former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and a Trump administration Justice Department official, Jeffrey Clark, who advanced the then-president’s efforts to undo his election loss in Georgia.

President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Cherelle Griner, Brittney's wife, sit by the phone as they speak to Brittney as she is being released from Russia.

International

WNBA star Brittney Griner freed in US-Russia prisoner swap

Posted on · Biden's authorization to release a Russian felon once nicknamed “the Merchant of Death" underscored the escalating pressure that his administration faced to get Griner home, particularly after the recent resolution of her criminal case and her subsequent transfer to a penal colony.