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North Korea Releases Captive US Veteran

A U.S. Korean War veteran is on his way home after being released from custody and deported from North Korea.Officials from the U.S. Embassy greeted 85-year-old Merrill Newman at the airport in Beijing Saturday. Hours later he boarded a commercial flight from Beijing to San Francisco , California, his home state.He had been visiting North Korea with a tour group when he was removed from an airplane October 26 as he prepared to leave the country. A few days later, the North's official...

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