After nearly ten months, WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released by Russia in a prisoner swap with arms dealer Viktor Bout. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and Peter Alexander report for TODAY.
Thursday, December 8
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Theranos' Ramesh 'Sunny' Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years
Former Theranos COO Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in federal prison, just weeks after founder Elizabeth Holmes was herself sentenced to 11 years. Balwani was convicted on 12 counts of fraud and conspiracy connected to the company’s bogus medical technology that duped investors and patients.
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Journalists stage large-scale walkout at New York Times
For the first time in four decades, journalists and other employees at the New York Times are staging a large-scale walkout. The 24-hour strike by more than 1,000 members of the NewsGuild started just after midnight after negotiations stalled over wages, remote work, and proposed changes to the pension plan.