Post navigation Travis King, a 71-year-old US Navy veteran, was released after nearly 50 years in North Korean captivity. After he was shot down and captured during the Vietnam War, King was held prisoner by the North Korean government until his release in August 2023. His homecoming was celebrated as a major diplomatic victory for the US. A West Michigan mayor and two others have been charged with conspiring to place fake electors in swing states in a scheme during the 2020 presidential election. The mayor’s lawyer claims that the mayor is innocent of all the charges, as the scheme was not intended to interfere with the election. It remains to be seen if the mayor will be vindicated.