Hallelujah! Bill Clinton's special trip to North Korea to negotiate the release of Laura Ling and Euna Lee was successful.
The two US journalists were taken into custody last March for being on the China-North Korean border and were given a 12-year sentence for "spying."
See the LA Times story earlier today, to be updated soon:
Negotiations leading to this trip have lasted for months, led by Senator John Kerry of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Note on Wed., Aug. 5: See great coverage in the LA Times of Laur, Euna and the negotiators arriving in Los Angeles... and other details on their work and capture.