| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Republican lawmakers angered by a White House deal to swap five Taliban prisoners for a captured U.S. soldier in Afghanistan on Monday demanded hearings over why the Obama administration reached the agreement without consulting Congress.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:49 AM
This northern Rocky Mountains town, home to Bowe Bergdahl, went back to work Monday knowing it was one step closer to being whole again.
Bergdahl, the last remaining prisoner of war in Afghanistan, was finally a free man. The development came...
| Jun 3, 2014
The loudest critics of the prisoner swap to free an Army sergeant held captive in Afghanistan since 2009 in exchange for five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay just happen to be from the party that started the war, opened the ethically challenged prison and...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Chronicle" star Alex Russell is in negotiations to star alongside Berenice Marlohe ("Skyfall") in Voltage Pictures' sci-fi thriller "Prisoner of War."
Voltage will launch sales at Cannes.
Music video and TV director Joe Miale will direct the project, a...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:38 PM
A natural storyteller, Steve Waxman just had to share what he found at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU three years ago.
The "Jews in the Military" exhibit spoke to the South Florida filmmaker of heroes — both known and unsung — who'd risked...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:21 AM
The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic militants, said on Tuesday her son gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people and she asked his kidnappers to release their other captives.
"He was an...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:03 PM
After more than a decade of denial and concealment on the part of our government, President Obama's recent acknowledgment that "we tortured some folks" felt like a milestone. Even in its spare, reductive phrasing, the president's statement opened up the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Maryland native Joseph Gantt joined the Army at 18, serving with distinction as a Sergeant First Class in the South Pacific during World War II, even though the military segregated him because of the color of his skin. Gantt had redeployed to the front...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Dane Egli's commentary decrying the exchange of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban detainees is wrong on every point ("Bergdahl swap troubling amid recent violence," July 28).
Legally, the Taliban detainees were declared to be "enemy combatants," not...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will take up a U.S. Army desk job in San Antonio after weeks of counseling following his release from five years of captivity by the Afghan Taliban, officials said on Monday.
Bergdahl, who was freed in a prisoner exchange on May...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed from Taliban captivity six weeks ago. Now, he has completed treatment at a military hospital in Texas and is being returned to active duty, Army officials said Monday.
In a statement, officials said Bergdahl had “...