Bowe Bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl: The US treated me worse than the Taliban

Bowe Bergdahl, the Army deserter who walked off his base in Afghanistan, is whining that the US treated him worse than the Taliban.<p>The 31-year-old …

Afghanistan

Will Family Held Hostage by the Taliban Ever Recover?

Caitlan Coleman, 31, of Pennsylvania, her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, 34, and their three little children were rescued by the Pakistani army last …

Islamic State (ISIS)

‘We Need to Instill a Respect for the Work of Human Hands’

Here are the top 10 comments of the week on our digital platforms, as selected by our readers and the journalists who moderate nearly every comment. Some comments were edited for length and clarity.<p><b>Sending Jobs to Mexico</b><p><b>1.</b> We have abandoned those for whom the dignity of work in a factory is part of …

Lupita Nyong'o

Watch Bowe Bergdahl’s First Video Interview Since His Kidnapping

<i>Excerpt from “Bowe Bergdahl: The Homecoming from Hell,” an exclusive video interview that first appeared on The Sunday Times.</i><p>When two former hostages …

U.S. Army

Bowe Bergdahl Documentary In Works By Blumhouse Television | Deadline

Days after U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, Blumhouse Television and military media …

TV

Bowe Bergdahl: Traitor to American Exceptionalism and White Supremacy

Matthew Hoh"There is no forgiveness in this loudly and righteously proclaimed Christian nation, only the scapegoating of a young man and his family …

Liberal View

You can exercise yourself to death, says new study

Too much exercise can kill you, scientists have revealed.<p>White men who work out at least 7½ hours a week are nearly twice as likely to suffer from …

Research

Editorials from around New York

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:<p>The (Albany) Times Union on state grants connected to a scandal.<p>Oct. …

Business

Bowe Bergdahl Should Be Put to Death

Bowe Bergdahl is reportedly pleading guilty to both desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and the discussion now turns to what his punishment …

War

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Reveals How He Feels When People Call Him a Traitor

In his first filmed interview since being brought back to the United States, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told his side of the story and divulged how he feels …

Podcasting

Timing is everything? Wounded Warrior J.R. Salzman finds ANOTHER layer in Bergdahl scandal

Earlier this week, disgraced soldier Bowe Bergdahl pled guilty to desertion. And, like so many who smelled a rat as Democrats sang Bergdahl’s …

Podcasting

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News<p>In Gabon, they're called "sexually transmitted grades" -- when university teachers use the threat of giving low marks in order to coerce female...<p>…

Afghanistan

Watch: Bowe Bergdahl isn’t the most important part of his story – these 6 soldiers are

<b>What happened?</b><p>U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty this week to “desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.” He faces life in prison for the charge of misbehavior before the enemy, with his sentencing hearing set for Oct. 23.<p>Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban soon after he left his post …

Judiciary

Three Things You Need to Know – October 17, 2017

Bowe Bergdahl has owned up.Bowe Bergdahl’s fate is now in the hands of a judge. He’s awaiting sentencing after entering a guilty plea to charges of …

Crime

After the Fire, a Heart-Wrenching Search Ensues

A break in the weather has helped firefighters gain an upper hand in Northern California, but the search goes on for those reported missing. Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today:<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>After the Fire, a Heart-Wrenching Search Ensues</b><p>As Northern California’s wildfires have left at least …

War

Airman who went missing in 1977 found living double life in Florida

An Airman who disappeared from an Air Force Base in North Dakota 40 years ago is in custody of the U.S. Air Force after he was discovered last week living in Florida.<p>Jeffrey Michels, 64, was arrested Thursday on charges of desertion after he failed to report for duty at North Dakota’s Minot Air …

News (U.S.)

In 2009, Fox News Was Told to Apologize for Calling Bergdahl a Deserter

In July 2009, 23 members of Congress signed a letter demanding that Lt. Col. Ralph Peters apologize for stating on a Fox News segment that PFC Bowe …

Conservative View

BREAKING: Alleged Traitor Hailed As American Hero By Obama Administration Pleads Guilty To Desertion

In May 2014, President Obama, looking desperately for a foreign policy victory, traded five terrorists from Guantanamo Bay to the Taliban in exchange …

Conservative View

Man Rescued from Taliban Didn't Believe Donald Trump Was President

Joshua Boyle and his wife, Caitlin Coleman, were kidnapped and held by the Haqqani network — whose leader is the deputy head of the Afghan …

Donald Trump

Stop Using The Military As A Pawn In Your Culture War

For a nation fighting a 16-year war that long fell off the public’s radar, we sure are hearing a lot about the troops these days. Yesterday …

Conservative View

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a Taliban captive for five years after abandoning his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and …

Crime

Listen to ‘The Daily’: Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty

<i>Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device</i>: <i>Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher</i><p>As a candidate for president, Donald J. Trump called Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a “dirty rotten traitor” for walking off his base in Afghanistan in 2009. For punishment, he suggested sending the sergeant back and …

Podcasting

FLASHBACK: Sen. Chris Murphy Called Bowe Bergdahl an 'American Hero'

This tweet aged like an avocado.

Conservative View

Data breach at Arden Hills-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts

A data breach at an Arden Hills-based financial services company serving Catholic Church members in the upper Midwest has affected nearly 130,000 …

Security

Bergdahl didn’t have mental capacity to be in US military: Gen. Jack Keane

Bowe Bergdahl, the United States Army soldier who was held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan after leaving his remote post in 2009, shouldn’t have been in the U.S. military according to retired Gen. Jack Keane.<p>“I think when we look back on it, put Bergdahl under a microscope and …

War

Haqqanis: Afghanistan's most feared insurgents

ISLAMABAD: The rescue of an abducted US-Canadian family in Pakistan last week has spotlighted their captors the Haqqani network, former CIA assets …

Pakistan

Head of Amazon Studios resigns after harassment charge

AP National News VideoMore>><p>More people displaced by Northern California wildfires have been told they can go home<p>More people displaced by Northern …

Hawaii

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what's happening on Tuesday. 1. The leader of Catalonia has not clarified whether he is declaring independence, thereby missing Spain's …

Republic of Ireland

Monday's Mini-Report, 10.16.17

Today’s edition of quick hits:<p>* Iraq: “After weeks of threats and posturing, the Iraqi government began a military assault on Monday to curb the …

Horn of Africa

'I'm not going to blame myself, I'll be honest'

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