Dangerous Assignments, Risky Travel and Government to the Rescue

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Two American journalists have been released by North Korea. Three other Americans are in custody in Iran. What are the rights and obligations of tourists, reporters and the governments on both sides of closed borders? Will a new generation of travelers and journalists provoke more international incidents? Also, the President checks in on Senate healthcare bill, and the US Postal Service is now officially a "high risk" government agency.

Banner image: Journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling arrive back to their families on August 5, 2009 in Burbank, California after being released by North Korean authorities yesterday. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for Shangri-La