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Startling new video emerged over the weekend, of an 85 year-old American veteran apologizing on North Korean television for war crimes committed during the Korean War. Although it is Merrill Newman of California reading an apology in the video, many are questioning its authenticity. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
One month after Merrill Newman, an 85 year-old Korean War veteran from California, was detained in North Korea, his family has still not been able to make contact with him. His wife Lee and son Jeff join Wolf Blitzer to share his story and plea for his release.
CNN's Brian Todd updates us on the case of 85-year-old American Merrill Newman, who has now been held for a month in North Korea.
Why are the North Koreans detaining an elderly American veteran of the Korean War? CNN's Brian Todd investigates the second case of a U.S. citizen currently detained in the Hermit Kingdom.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea to visit his pal Kim Jong Un and discuss diplomacy between the United States and North Korea. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.
Wolf Blitzer interviews Terri Chung, whose brother Kenneth Bae has been sentenced to 15 years in a North Korean prison camp. The camp has taken a toll on Bae's health, and he has now been hospitalized in Pyongyang.
If you want to help Kenneth Bae, Terri passed along these four steps:
Authorities in Panama found what may be components of North Korea's missile program on a ship. Barbara Starr reports.
CNN's Brian Todd investigates the indoctrination of children in North Korea's propaganda culture.
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As rumors swirl about North Korea's nuclear capabilities, CNN's Tom Foreman explains what it takes to launch a nuke.