(NEW YORK) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia is open to a prisoner swap for Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who's been detained for over 300 days in the country.In an interview published on his website on Thursday, former Fox News anchor... Read More.
(SAN ANTONIO) -- Six of the 10 Americans who were released in the United States prisoner swap with Venezuela landed at an Airforce base in San Antonio, Texas, Wednesday night.When asked by a pool reporter how it felt to be back on American soil,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration completed a prisoner swap with Venezuela Wednesday, granting clemency to one of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's close allies in exchange for the freedom of 10 Americans who had been jailed in the country and are now currently en route back... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House on Wednesday vigorously defended the administration's deal with Iran to free five detained Americans in exchange for unfreezing $6 billion in Iranian oil revenue and the release of five Iranian citizens in U.S. custody.The $6 billion for humanitarian aid is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Trevor Reed, the former U.S. Marine who was wrongfully detained in Russia before being released in a prisoner swap, has been injured while fighting in Ukraine, according to a Biden administration official.Reed "was not engaged in any activities on behalf of the U.S.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Danielle Gershkovich, the sister of detained Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Gershkovich, said Thursday she is heartened by efforts to keep his case in the spotlight, even as while dealing with his being held in Russia has been challenging.Appearing on a panel at... Read More.
Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher will play best friends who swap lives in the rom-com Your Place or Mine, coming to Netflix February 10. Per the streamer, Witherspoon -- who co-produced the feature with Jason Bateman -- plays Debbie, who "runs on routine as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Sunday celebrated the release of Brittney Griner from Russia but said he was worried about the future "ramifications" from prisoner swaps like the one that earned Griner's freedom."We can be glad she's home, and we are, but also... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In celebrating WNBA star Brittney Griner's release, President Joe Biden made a point on Thursday to say the prisoner swap was "not a choice" between Griner and Paul Whelan, the American former Marine who is still detained in Russia."We never forgot about... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Mark Frerichs -- the last-known American hostage being held by the Taliban -- has been released in a prisoner exchange, President Joe Biden confirmed in a statement on Monday."His release is the culmination of years of tireless work by dedicated public servants... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Basketball star Brittney Griner and former Marine Paul Whelan should hopefully be released from Russia as part of a "two-for-two" prisoner swap, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson said Sunday."My view is optimistic, I think she's gonna be free. There's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Aviation Administration this week revoked pilot certificates for the two men involved in a Red Bull-sponsored plane swap that resulted in a crash last month.Luke Aikens, the lead pilot for the stunt, had requested an FAA exemption in February from... Read More.