Taliban | KERA News


Updated at 11:45 a.m. ET

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held by the Taliban after leaving his base in Afghanistan in 2009, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl was freed in 2014 in exchange for five Taliban detainees.

Bergdahl, a native of Idaho, pleaded guilty before the military judge in the case, Army Col. Jeffery R. Nance, at a hearing at Fort Bragg, N.C., on Monday, according to The Associated Press.

Brooke Army Medical Center / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: The crumbling house that’s falling into a lake will be set on fire today; Republican convention officials get a grand tour of Dallas; Ruby Dee’s special Dallas connection; and more.