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Otto Warmbier, American student detained by North Korea, dies
"Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died today at 2:20 p.m.," his family said in part in a statement.
How Kim Jong Un, North Korea's Threats Evoke Cartoon Villains
Kim Jong Un has made his hatred of the United States very clear in the past few years, with the addition of his government's latest threat of "most disastrous final doom" for the United States topping off the list. Today’s message, which was released by the North Korean National Defense Commission,
North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen to 15 Years of Hard Labor
North Korea has sentenced an American citizen -- reportedly arrested while taking pictures of orphans -- to 15 years of "compulsory labor" for plotting to overthrow the government, the official North Korean news agency said. Kenneth Bae, 44, has been detained in North Korea since last November in
Four Famous Cases of Americans Accused of Espionage
Timothy Tracy must be going through some tough times right now. The 35-year-old filmmaker from Hollywood, California, was arrested in Venezuela on Wednesday just as he was leaving the country. Tracy was apparently in Venezuela to make a documentary. But he is being accused by the Venezuelan
Dec. 1: Cabbage Patch Kids Craze 1983; English-French Tunnel 1990
1983 Holiday Toy Trends – Cabbage Patch Craze Cabbage Patch Kids dolls flew off stores’ shelves in 1983. “Nightline” visited the delivery room at BabyLand General in Cleveland, Ga., where the doll trend was born. Art student Xavier Roberts created the Cabbage Patch Kids in...
Aug. 4, 2009: North Korea Pardons Journalists
After meeting with Bill Clinton, Kim Jong Il lifts the 12-year labor sentence.
North Korea Government Has Detained American for Months
State Department Confirms American is in North Korean Custody, Offers Few Other Details
Jimmy Carter Plans Trip to North Korea
ABC’s Kirit Radia reports: Former President Jimmy Carter is planning a trip to North Korea, but not as an envoy of the U.S. government. “We have not had any contact with him other than being informed about the trip. And...
Laura Ling Breaks Her Silence
made headlines across the world the capture of two American journalists by armed North Korean soldiers. Last year current TV reporter Laura Ling and producer you know only illegally crossed over to North Korean soil prompting an international incident. Beaten interrogated and threatened for
Laura Ling Opens Up to Oprah
After ten months of virtual silence one of the American reporters held by North Korea and sentenced to hard labor is ready to tell her story. Laura Ling and her sister journalists Lisa wrote a book about the ordeal that ended with a visit to Pyongyang by former President Clinton. In an exclusive