World Oct 14

Boyle speaks to the media after arriving at Toronto Pearson International Airport, nearly 5 years after he and his wife were abducted in Afghanistan in 2012, in Toronto
AP report: Family freed returns to Canada, says 1 child killed

TORONTO — Former hostage Joshua Boyle said upon arriving back in Canada that the Haqqani network in Afghanistan had killed his infant daughter and raped his American wife during the years they were held in captivity. Boyle gave the statement…

Politics Oct 06

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl leaves the courthouse after an arraignment hearing for his court-martial in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Dec. 22, 2015. Bergdahl spent five years as a Taliban prisoner after walking away from his combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009. Photo by Jonathan Drake/Reuters
Bergdahl expected to plead guilty to desertion, misbehavior

Bergdahl's decision to plead guilty rather than face trial marks another twist in an eight-year drama that caused the nation to wrestle with difficult questions of loyalty, negotiating with hostage takers and America's commitment not to leave its troops behind.

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