Bergdahl expected to plead guilty to desertion, misbehavior

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for half a decade after abandoning his Afghanistan post, is expected to plead guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, two individuals with knowledge of the case said.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

Nate aims at New Orleans: Will pumps to drain the city work?

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Tropical Storm Nate formed and forecasts put New Orleans in its projected path for this weekend, one big question loomed for residents and business owners: Will the pumps work?

  • Written by By STACEY PLAISANCE and KEVIN McGILL , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off the mark on Puerto Rico hurricane

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump struck false notes in addressing Puerto Rico's crisis in recent days, exaggerating both the ferocity of a truly ferocious hurricane and the pace of recovery. He also seemed to raise false hope that the territory's staggering debt would go away.

  • Written by By CALVIN WOODWARD and SETH BORENSTEIN , Associated Press

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, a group of mostly young activists pushing for a global treaty to ban the cataclysmic bombs.

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  • Written by By MARK LEWIS , Associated Press