, robin. >> that is the hope. all right, pierre, thank you. >>> the latest on bowe bergdahl, the sergeant who abandoned his post in afghanistan, held captive by the taliban for five years now facing a court-martial or desertion that could give him a life sentence behind bars. >> reporter: bowe bergdahl is facing a court-martial and potential life sentence this morning. the 29-year-old was held hostage by the taliban for five years before being released in a high stakes prisoner swap last year. but now the american sergeant could be heading back behind desertion and misbehavior for endangering his fellow troops. a preliminary hearing had recommended a lesser court-martial that would limit prison time to just one year. in a terse statement bergdahl's lawyers said he hoped the case would not go in this direction. the decision comes as we're hearing directly from bergdahl for the first time. >> good grief, i'm in over my head. >> reporter: explaining why he abandoned his remote base in afghanistan in interviews broadcast by the hit podcast serial. >> all's i was seeing was basically
bergdahl, the army sergeant prisoner by the taliban. >> there i was in the open desert and i'm not about to outrun a bunch of motorcycles so i couldn't do anything. >> what he is saying as he fights charges he betrayed his country. >>> and racism charges at the citadel. photos of cadets in white hoods sparking outrage at that military college. we'll talk about all the fallout this morning when we come back. stay with us. from the big gifts that mean a lot, pto the little ones that mean everything. pget the perfect gift for christmas day. walmart. a aa song: "that's life" song: "that's life" song: "that's life" that's life. you diet. you exercise. and if you still need help lowering your blood sugar... ...this is jardiance. along with diet and exercise, jardiance works around the clock to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. it works by helping your body to get rid of some of the sugar it doesn't need through urination. this can help you lower blood sugar and a1c. and although it's not for weight loss or lowering systolic blood pressure, jardiance could help with both.
developments in the bowe bergdahl case. >> good to see you. happy almost merry christmas. the army sergeant who walked off his base in afghanistan and spent five years as a taliban hostage has some decisions to make before his next military court appearance in three weeks. bergdahl right there in his dress uniform for a hearing faces charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. he did not enter a plea and still must decide whether he wants to face a court-martial with a jury of soldiers or just with one judge. >>> and busted here in new york, accused of stealing the personal information of as many as 130 celebrities. authorities say 23-year-old alonzo knowles hacked into e-mails to steal the scripts of upcoming tv shows and movies then he tried to sell them, also, he is accused of trying to sell sex tapes. the victims' names not released. >>> a high-profile murder trial set for next summer in los angeles. robert durst is accused of killing one of his friends to keep her from cooperating with an investigation into the disappearance of his wife. durst is currently jailed in
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