Bowe Bergdahl, Called a ‘Traitor’ by President Trump, Pleads Guilty by RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.


By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

Sergeant Bergdahl left his Afghanistan post in 2009 and was held captive by the Taliban for about five years. He was released in 2014 in a prisoner swap.

Published: October 16, 2017 at 01:00AM

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Iraqi Forces Sweep Into Kirkuk, Checking Kurdish Independence Drive by DAVID ZUCCHINO


By DAVID ZUCCHINO

Government troops seize a crucial city and oil fields from Kurdish separatists who have been pressing for an independent state in northern Iraq.

Published: October 16, 2017 at 01:00AM

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LIGO Detects Fierce Collision of Neutron Stars for the First Time by DENNIS OVERBYE


By DENNIS OVERBYE

Seen and heard, the fireball is a stunning breakthrough into kilonovas, bursts of energy believed to produce metals like gold and uranium in the universe.

Published: October 16, 2017 at 01:00AM

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The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More. by DAVID E. SANGER, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and NICOLE PERLROTH


By DAVID E. SANGER, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and NICOLE PERLROTH

While the world is fixated on its nuclear missiles, North Korea has also developed a cyberattack program that is stealing millions and unleashing havoc.

Published: October 15, 2017 at 01:00AM

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