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A guard removes Brittney Griner's handcuffs ahead of a hearing at the Khimki Court outside Moscow on Wednesday. Alexander Zemlianichenko /Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Brittney Griner testifies about her medical marijuana prescription and chaotic arrest

The WNBA star took the stand in Russian court Wednesday to explain why she had vape cartridges in the first place, how they ended up in her luggage and what happened after they were discovered.

A guard removes Brittney Griner's handcuffs ahead of a hearing at the Khimki Court outside Moscow on Wednesday. Alexander Zemlianichenko /Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Brittney Griner testifies about her medical marijuana prescription and chaotic arrest

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Lawmakers gathered at the the Capitol's National Statuary Hall Collection for the dedication and unveiling ceremony of a statue in honor of Amelia Earhart, one of the world's most celebrated aviators and the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, in Washington, Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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An Amelia Earhart statue joins the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall

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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell maintains the central bank has the tools it needs to bring high inflation under control. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Another big Fed rate hike is here to battle inflation. Economy hangs in balance

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A new Georgia voting law reduced ballot drop box access in places that used them most

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After a car crash, Peggy Dula was billed $3,606 in ambulance fees by a taxpayer-funded municipal fire department. Bram Sable-Smith/KHN hide caption

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The ambulance chased one patient into collections

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talks with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., on March 15, 2022. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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After spiking earlier talks, Manchin agrees to a new deal on climate and taxes

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