Report: North Korea Orders People Named 'Kim Jong Un' To Change NamesNorth Korea has ordered any person who shares the name of leader Kim Jong Un to immediately change their name, birth certificate and any other legal paperwork.
Clapper Leads Secret Presidential Envoy To Retrieve 2 Americans Imprisoned In North KoreaAt first blush, James Clapper, the gruff former general who serves as director of national intelligence, seemed an odd choice of presidential envoy for a secret mission to retrieve two Americans imprisoned in North Korea.
2 Americans Held in North Korea Whisked Back HomeTwo Americans held by North Korea were on their way home Saturday after their release was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive Communist country.
North Korea: US Must Make Formal Apology To Free PrisonersThe United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday.
3 Detained Americans In North Korea Call For US To Send High-Ranking Rep To Free ThemNorth Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
Jailed American Appears Before Reporters In North KoreaAn 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.
Dennis Rodman Apologizes For Bae CommentsRodman says he had been drinking before his controversial interview with CNN.
White House: Government Has No Say In Approving Rodman North Korea Trips The White House says it would not have approved former NBA player Dennis Rodman's latest trip to North Korea if it had any say in the matter.
NKorea Withdraws Invite For US Envoy North Korea has rescinded its invitation for a senior U.S. envoy to travel to Pyongyang to seek the release of a detained American, the State Department said Friday, abruptly dimming hopes for improved relations already strained by the North's nuclear program.
Envoy To Seek Release Of American Held In NKorea A senior U.S. envoy will travel to North Korea this week to seek the release of an American sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in the authoritarian country, the State Department said Tuesday.
Rodman: 'Obama Can't Do S***' To Get American Released From North KoreaNBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman has tough words directed toward President Barack Obama over the American prisoner in North Korea.
North Korea Sentences American To 15 Years Of LaborAn American detained for nearly six months in North Korea has been sentenced to 15 years of labor for crimes against the state, the North's state media said Thursday, a development that further complicates already strained ties between Pyongyang and Washington.