Lisa Ling

Special Correspondent, CNN

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Investigative reporter and host of National Geographic Explorer; reporter on Channel One News; and special correspondent for the Oprah Winfrey Show and CNN

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Two American journalists  go on trial Thursday  in North Korea, where they’re charged with illegal entry and “hostile acts.”

Laura Ling and Euna Lee Go on Trial in North Korea

Two American journalists go on trial Thursday in North Korea, where they’re charged with illegal entry and “hostile acts.”

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