WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in prison by a Russian court after being found guilty of drug smuggling charges. Democratic senators are trying to wrangle support for their healthcare and energy package from a cautious Kyrsten Sinema – we’ll tell you her sticking points so far. Indiana lawmakers in the state House are set to vote on a near-total abortion ban. Later this fall, the US Supreme Court will hear two cases that challenge affirmative action practices in colleges. Plus, the Transportation Department wants to make it easier for US flyers to get refunds.
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