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American Freed By North Korea Wanted Pizza

Kenneth Bae arrived home after years of imprisonment in North Korea, expressing his gratitude to the U.S. government for securing his release and revealing that his time there offered lessons.

11/09/2014

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Last 2 US Captives In North Korea Return Home

The last two Americans being held captive by North Korea have returned home.

11/09/2014

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Kenneth Bae’s Sister Encouraged By US Man’s Release From North Korea

The sister of a Washington state man held for nearly two years in North Korea says she believes the release of another American “could be a sign of hope”for her brother, Kenneth Bae.

CBS Seattle–10/22/2014

A conservative anti-North Korean activist holds a placard calling for the release of detained US missionary Kenneth Bae following a protest against the North Korean regime, in Seoul on Febraury 16, 2014. Rare talks between the rival Koreas ended on an even rarer note of agreement February 14, allowing an under-threat reunion for divided families to go ahead and fuelling hopes of further constructive engagement.   (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

American Detained In North Korea Feels ‘Abandoned’

Choson Sinbo, a pro-North Korea newspaper based in Japan, published an interview July 30 with Kenneth Bae in which he is quoted as saying that nothing seems to be happening in his case and he feels abandoned.

CBS Seattle–08/01/2014

Passersby watch a local television broadcast in Seoul showing a report and picture of Kenneth Bae (R), a Korean-American tour operator detained in North Korea. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWAN)

Bae Family Hoping Rev. Jackson Goes To North Korea

The family of a Washington man imprisoned nearly a year-and-a-half in North Korea says it’s alarmed and saddened the country has canceled a second invitation for a U.S. envoy to talk about his release.

02/10/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the National Security Agency (NSA) and intelligence agencies surveillance techniques at the US Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., on  Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Sister Of Detained American In North Korea: We Implore Obama To Take Immediate Action

The sister of an American missionary detained for more than a year in North Korea echoed her brother’s apology to the nation for crimes he committed and his plea to the U.S. government to ramp up efforts to secure his release.

01/21/2014

An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release.  (Photo credit - KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

American Jailed In NKorea Says Biden Comments ‘Infuriated’ Authorities

An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release.

01/20/2014

Dennis Rodman (Photo credit: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman Apologizes For Bae Comments

Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for comments about captive American missionary Kenneth Bae in an interview with CNN.

CBS Seattle–01/09/2014

Dennis Rodman (Photo credit: TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Appalled Rodman Won’t Help Detained Man In N. Korea

The sister of a Washington man imprisoned in North Korea says she’s worried that Dennis Rodman, who is in the country to celebrate the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un, is hurting efforts to free her brother.

CBS Seattle–01/08/2014

An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release.  (Photo credit - KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Mom Of American Detained In N. Korea Visiting Him

The mother of an American man detained in North Korea for the past 11 months is being allowed to visit him, his family said Thursday.

10/10/2013

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