The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi37° Rain and Patchy Fog then Chance Rain

Tonight

Lo29° Chance Rain/Snow then Snow

Washington's Birthday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Monday Night

Lo33° Rain

Tuesday

Hi47° Rain then Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo29° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi39° Slight Chance Snow Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo23° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi37° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo24° Slight Chance Snow Showers

Detained veteran: N. Koreans ‘misinterpreted my curiosity’

Send to Kindle
Print This

SAN JOSE, Calif. — For weeks, speculation swirled around the mystery of why Merrill Newman returned to North Korea, where he fought 60 years ago, and why officials from the reclusive communist regime pulled him off the plane as he was headed home and kept him in custody as a war criminal and spy for more than a month.

On Monday, two days after the 85-year-old grandfather with a heart condition finally returned home to his wife and son, he…

View my options or Sign in