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Recent articles by Eric:

What's next for Brittney Griner after her drug smuggling conviction

Attention now turns to the prospect of a prisoner swap between the United States and Russia that could get her home now that her court case has concluded. → Read More

Source: VP Pence's former chief of staff testifies before Jan. 6 grand jury

Marc Short, a close aide to former Vice President Mike Pence, has testified before a federal grand jury investigating the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel to hear of Trump's pressure on Justice Department

Thursday's witnesses will include Jeffrey Rosen, who was acting attorney general during the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

FBI thwarted 'despicable' cyber attack on Boston children's hospital, director says

The agency alleges that the Iranian government sponsored the hackers. → Read More

Trump Jr. back before House committee, this time about Jan. 6, sources say

The House committee has also released text messages from Jan. 6 in which Trump Jr. pleaded with the White House to get his father to forcefully condemn the riot. → Read More

Meadows says Jan. 6 panel has sought to publicly 'vilify' him

Meadows sued in December to invalidate subpoenas issued to him for his testimony and to Verizon for his cell phone records. → Read More

Russia releases US Marine vet as part of prisoner exchange

The surprise deal would have been a notable diplomatic maneuver even in times of peace, but was even more extraordinary because of deteriorated Russia-US relations. → Read More

2 jailed Americans freed in Venezuela, White House says

The release of the two men, including an oil executive who had been jailed for four years, comes as Venezuela hopes to improve its relations with the West. → Read More

White House accuses Russia of cyberattacks targeting Ukraine

The cyberattacks come as the west warns of an invasion within days. → Read More

2 arrested, accused of trying to launder $3.6 billion in crypto

The stolen cryptocurrency, valued at $71 million at the time of the theft, is now valued at $4.5 billion, officials said. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel requests interview from GOP leader Kevin McCarthy

The request seeks information about McCarthy’s conversations with Trump “before, during and after” the riot, including one that was reportedly heated. → Read More

Intel reports repeatedly failed to forecast Capitol riot

The documents, obtained by The Associated Press, underscore the uneven and muddled intelligence that circulated to Capitol Police officers ahead of Jan. 6. → Read More

Court rejects Trump's efforts to keep records from 1/6 panel

Trump sued the House Jan. 6 committee and the National Archives to stop the White House from allowing the release of Capitol insurrection documents. → Read More

Attorney says Mark Meadows won't cooperate with Jan. 6 panel after all

In an abrupt reversal, former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will not cooperate with a House committee investigating the Capitol riot. → Read More

Trump's former chief of staff, Mark Meadows, cooperating with Jan. 6 House panel

The chairman of a House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection said Meadows has produced records and will soon appear for an initial deposition. → Read More

Steve Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying Jan. 6 subpoena

Bannon was indicted on one count for refusing to appear for a deposition and the other for refusing to provide documents in response to the committee’s subpoena. → Read More

US charges 2 suspected major ransomware operators

The Justice Department also announced the recovery of $6.1 million in ill-gotten funds from a Russian national who was separately charged. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel sets vote on contempt charges against Bannon

Bannon was scheduled to meet with the committee Thursday but his lawyer said he will not show. → Read More

President Biden won't invoke executive privilege on Trump Jan. 6 docs

President Joe Biden will not block a tranche of documents sought by a House committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Steve Bannon, former chief of staff Mark Meadows

The House committee has subpoenaed four advisers and associates of former President Trump in its investigation of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. → Read More