Otto Warmbier

After Warmbier’s death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

WASHINGTON/June 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Trump administration is considering banning travel by U.S. citizens to North Korea, officials said Tuesday, as outrage grew over the death of American student Otto Warmbier and President Donald Trump declared it a “total disgrace.” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has the authority to cut off travel to … Continue reading After Warmbier’s death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at age 22

CINCINNATI/June 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said. The 22-year-old “has completed his journey home,” relatives said in a statement. They did not cite a specific cause … Continue reading US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at age 22