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Military Judge Agrees to Suppress Bowe Bergdahl Statements Made in Captivity

A military judge in North Carolina has agreed to suppress statements made in captivity by former prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who wandered away from his base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban.<p>Bergdahl, 31, is facing a court martial. He appeared at a court in …

World News

How John Kelly, America's longest-serving general, worked his way up from the Marines into the White House

Retired Marine general John Kelly sprung into action in his first week as White House chief of staff, attempting to impose a military-like rigor upon the staff of the notoriously chaotic West Wing.<p>Kelly, so far, has overseen the dismissal of bombastic communications director Anthony Scaramucci, …

Military

5 things to know about Trump's new chief of staff John Kelly

President Trump on Friday tapped his current head of Homeland Security as his new White House chief of staff. John Kelly, 67, is well known around …

World Leaders

What is the Qatar crisis?

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, along with several Arab allies, cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in a move that sent shockwaves throughout the Middle East and …

Middle East

Take Me to the Pilots '17: The CW's 'Valor'

The CW goes off-brand for this military conspiracy thriller that isn't likely to last long enough to redefine the brand.<p><i>[I'll remind you at the top</i> …

TV

Military Judge Gives Bowe Bergdahl A Lot Of Bad News

I missed this in the tumult of the past week but good news is always welcome.When Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was released by the Taliban in 2014 he …

Veterans

Judge Allows Bowe Bergdahl to Be Charged for Endangering Comrades, Faces Life in Prison

United States Army/Flickr<p>A military judge ruled that the charge of endangering service members' lives can be used against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at his …

Crime

Bergdahl is facing life in prison after judge allows rare misbehavior charge to proceed

The military judge overseeing Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s case says prosecutors can try the soldier on a rare charge alleging he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009.<p>The judge, Col. Jeffery Nance, rejected a defense motion on Thursday to dismiss the charge of misbehavior …

Crime

Searchers' Wounds Will Be Considered At Bergdahl Sentencing

<b>RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) —</b> Serious wounds to a soldier and a Navy Seal who searched for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl can be used at the sentencing phase of his …

Miami

Bergdahl case: Judge lets rare misbehavior charge proceed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The military judge overseeing Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's case says prosecutors can try the soldier on a rare charge alleging he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009.<p>The judge, Col. Jeffery Nance, rejected a defense motion on Thursday to dismiss the …

Searchers' wounds will be considered at Army sergeant Bergdahl's sentencing

Serious wounds to a soldier and a Navy Seal who searched for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl can be used at the sentencing phase of his upcoming trial, a judge ruled Friday, giving prosecutors significant leverage to pursue stiff punishment against the soldier.<p>The judge, Col. Jeffery Nance, ruled that the …

Crime

The Qatar ultimatum is pretty much dead on arrival

Remember back when Turkey was trying to mediate the dispute between Qatar and a block of Arab nations who cut all ties with them? (You shouldn’t have …

Middle East

Ira Glass Talks 'Serial' Season 3, Journalism in the Age of Trump

Radio host says "alternate narrative to the mainstream media" has been growing over last 20 years<p>Ira Glass is staying tight-lipped about the third …

Podcasting

Navy SEAL testifies that his career ended after getting shot while searching for Bowe Bergdahl

A former Navy SEAL testified Wednesday that his military career ended when he was shot in the leg during a hastily planned mission to find Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after the soldier left his post in Afghanistan.<p>Retired Senior Chief Petty Officer James Hatch told the judge that his team had about 90 …

Veterans

‘Serial’ Season 3 is set to be “huge and different”

The podcast's creator Ira Glass says the show's third series will be "very different from the first two seasons"<p><i>Serial</i> creator Ira Glass has teased …

Podcasting

Serial season 3 isn't based on a criminal case and isn't true crime at all

"Season three takes on something huge and different."<p>Fans of <i>Serial</i> are in for some major surprises when the true crime podcast returns for its …

Podcasting

Navy Seal testifies about wound during Bowe Bergdahl search

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A former Navy Seal testified Wednesday that his military career ended when he was shot in the leg during a hastily planned mission to find Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after the soldier left his post in Afghanistan.<p>Retired Senior Chief Petty Officer James Hatch told the judge …

Judiciary

Jurors in Bergdahl case will be quizzed about Trump

Attorneys at a pre-trial hearing Wednesday for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl discussed a questionnaire that could be given to potential jurors to determine …

Judiciary

The Latest: Navy Seal tells of wound during Bergdahl search

Print<p>RALEIGH, N.C. — The Latest on pretrial hearings in the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who is accused of endangering comrades by walking off …

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Attorneys for Bowe Bergdahl seek to ask jurors if they are Trump supporters

Attorneys representing Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are seeking to ask potential jurors about their views on President Trump, Stars and Stripes reported …

Taliban releases hostage video of U.S. and Australian professors pleading with Trump and Turnbull

The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday released a new hostage video of two professors they kidnapped from the American University in Kabul in August 2016, …

News (U.S.)

Bergdahl lawyers rip gov't case, dispute most serious charge

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are seeking to limit the severity of punishments he could face through new arguments attacking the structure of accusations that he endangered comrades by walking off his post.<p>One motion slated for argument at a pretrial hearing Wednesday …

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Who killed Sister Cathy? That is — and isn’t — the story of Netflix’s latest true crime show

"The Keepers" is as riveting as a crime series gets. It also exposes pitfalls of the prestige true crime formula<p><b>Note: This story contains spoilers for the Netflix series “The Keepers.”</b><p>True crime fans cleared their schedules for a Netflix binge last weekend when the streaming service dropped the …

Crime

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Faces October Trial

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A military judge says he has settled on an October trial date for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on charges that he endangered his comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009.<p>Army Col. Jeffery Nance says he intends to start jury selection Oct. 16 and begin the trial in …

Veterans

Dan Rather: Trump's Civil War remarks ‘sheer craziness’

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather is dismissing President Trump's remarks this week on the Civil War, calling it "sheer craziness" to be questioning …

Donald Trump

You Gotta Lie

Oh! What a tangled progressive web we weave . . .<p>Red/blue, conservative/liberal, and Republican/Democrat mark traditional American divides. But one …

Susan Rice

President Trump's Top Tweets of All Time Show a Stark Divide

Since joining Twitter in March of 2009, Donald Trump has fired off nearly 35,000 tweets ranging from provocative jabs at Democrats to his thoughts on …

Politics

Trump’s reckless words may haunt him in court

Donald Trump said some awful, inflammatory things as a candidate. Now they’re coming back to haunt him in the courtroom. Thank goodness.<p>If the …

Law