Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Deserters, Second Chances, And The End Of Obesity
This week for BuzzFeed News, Joel Oliphint discovers how one simple device could change our understanding of hunger and the way physicians treat obesity. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web.
Disappearing Marine Found Guilty Of Deserting His Unit
Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared from his post in Iraq in 2004, and then again when faced with the possibility of charges back in the U.S. As part of his sentence, he was dishonorably discharged with a reduction in rank and must serve two years of confinement.
Was Bowe Bergdahl A Hero Or Deserter?
After five years in Taliban captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was handed to U.S. forces in Afghanistan, but some who served with the soldier accuse him of desertion. Update: U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said Tuesday that the Army may still pursue desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.