WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg in North Carolina said it will provide an update on Wednesday in the case of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan who was released last summer. The Army has been reviewing the circumstances surrounding Bergdahl's capture amid accusations that was captured after walking away from his post. An independent Army review was looking at whether any charge or disciplinary action was merited in the case. U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg said it would provide a statement on the case at 3:30 p.m. EDT. ...
DENVER (AP) — The legalization of marijuana in Colorado hasn't solved the racial disparities in enforcement that drug-policy reformers had hoped to end, with blacks still far more likely than whites to be charged with pot-related crimes, a new report says.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Along a short stretch of winding road through a nondescript apartment complex, two memorials of stuffed animals mark the spots where young men died. The sites are separated by roughly 1,000 feet, but in a sense are worlds apart.
When an 18-wheeler truck became stranded by the side of a Louisiana road, two elephants inside came to the rescue. Sheriff's deputies in Natchitoches Parish on Tuesday morning received a call about a stuck truck. The truck's driver, also an elephant trainer, walked the elephants out of the cargo compartment and directed them to help prop up the vehicle, sheriff's Captain Tony Moran said in an interview. The truck had pulled over on an interstate shoulder near Powhatan, Louisiana, about an hour south of Shreveport.