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US student's death after North Korea release raises questions
At the time of Otto Warmbier's trip, Young Pioneer Tours described their excursions to North Korea online as "extremely safe."
Imprisoned in Iran: Three Americans Detail the Horror of Their Experience in New Memoir
Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer, and Sarah Shourd discuss their time in Iranian prison in "Sliver of Light"
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
U.S. Hikers Imprisoned in Iran Wed
Sarah Shourd and Shane Bauer, two Americans arrested and imprisoned in 2009 for hiking near the Iraq-Iran border, got married today in an undisclosed location in California. Bauer proposed to Shourd while they were imprisoned in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison, having woven together a ring...
Freed Hikers Discuss Life in Iranian Prison
Freed U.S. hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer told reporters gathered at a New York hotel that they were so isolated in the Iranian prison where they were held for over two years that they didn't know they were being freed until minutes before their release last week. Now that they are back on
Hikers Return to the U.S.: 'We Were Held Hostage'
The Two Men Were Greeted in Oman by Their Families and Are Now Heading Home
After Hikers' Release, U.S. Pressures Iran on Other Missing American
After more than four years of negotiating for information about the disappearance of U.S. citizen and former FBI agent Robert Levinson during a business trip on Iran's southern coast, U.S. officials are hopeful this week's release of two American hikers will now shine a spotlight on the cold case.
Obama ‘Thrilled’ US Hikers Have Been Freed From Iran
President Obama said today that the release of the two American hikers imprisoned in Iran for the past two years was “wonderful, wonderful news.” “We are thrilled. And I could not feel better for the families and those moms we’ve been in close contact with,”...
The Global Note: Hikers Free…Obama & The World…Typhoon Slams Japan…Jack The Ripper
FINALLY FREE? -BREAKING…It appears that after more than two years – and then a wrenching week of on-again, off-again news about a potential release, Americans Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal will be freed from Tehran’s Evin Prison today – the expectation (ours and their families’)...
Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal, Hikers Freed from Jail in Iran, Arrive in Oman
Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal , the two U.S. hikers imprisoned in Iran for the past two years, sprinted to freedom today down the steps of a Royal Omani Air Force jet onto a tarmac in Muscat, Oman. Looking healthy and upbeat, they were greeted by family and friends in an emotional scrum of smiles,