Journalist Says She Confessed in N. Korean Prison

CHICAGO — An American journalist who was imprisoned in North Korea for months after briefly crossing into the reclusive country while reporting about the sex trade says she told interrogators in a ploy for mercy that she was trying to overthrow the government. In her first televised interview since her August release, Laura Ling said Tuesday […]

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TV Academy Honors 8 Shows ‘With a Conscience’

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — A ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation‘ episode about prejudice and an Alzheimer’s documentary with Maria Shriver are among eight programs to be honored Wednesday for demonstrating the power of TV. The third annual Television Academy Honors spotlighting shows found to exemplify “television with a conscience” will be […]

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