Latest News Wires Three Americans held by North Korea seek Washington help

Foreign media were given rare access Monday to three Americans being held by North Korea. Jeffrey Fowle and Mathew Miller said they expect to face trial within a month. Kenneth Bae, who is serving a 15-year jail term, said his health has deteriorated.

By , Associated Press

North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.