• Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case Monday

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after walking away from his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and endangering his comrades — charges that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life.

  • Marine who lost legs in Afghanistan running 31 marathons

    BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. military veteran who lost both legs in Afghanistan is running 31 marathons in 31 cities — in 31 days.

  • Family freed from captivity returns to Canada

    TORONTO (AP) — 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.

  • Couple described as adventure-seekers are free from captors

    STEWARTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Just over five years ago, soon after they wed, Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle set off on a journey to areas of the world infrequently traveled by Westerners, an admittedly quixotic trek their parents say was in keeping with the couple’s adventure-seeking spirit.

  • The Latest: Trump lauds family’s release from long captivity

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on the release of an American woman, her husband and their three children after being held for years by a group with ties to the Taliban (all times local):

  • Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday.