Crisis

N. Korea Confirms Holding Journalists

News may never come out of North Korea, but it sometimes disappears into it: North Korea confirmed today that it has detained two American journalists, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, on charges of “illegally intruding” into the country through the Chinese border. Yesterday, Washington confirmed that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is working to procure their release. The two Current TV reporters crossed the river border while trying to get closer shots of North Korea.