Second American Held in North Korea


Well, this is not great news: According to the State Department, a second American is being held in North Korea. The North Korean government reported that the unidentified American entered the country from neighboring China on Monday. Though the incident is being investigated, State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said Thursday afternoon that they have been unable to get any additional information. On December 29, North Korea said they were holding an American — also unidentified, though believed to be Christian missionary Robert Park — who had entered from China on Christmas Eve.

North Korea says it holds 2nd American [CNN]