South Korean conservative activists hold up pictures of US journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, detained by the authorities in North Korea, during a rally calling for their freedom in Seoul on June 4, 2009. Getty Images
Here are the big stories on the agenda today:
First breaking news... American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee convicted of quote "grave crimes" and sentenced to 12 years hard labor in North Korea. Washington is demanding North Korea release both women. The State Department says it is deeply concerned and is working right now to secure their release. New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson knows a lot about negotiating the release of detained Americans in North Korea. He's done it before – and he may be called on to do it again. He’ll join us live to discuss how this situation needs to be handled moving forward.
New developments in the crash of Air France Flight 447. The Brazilian Air Force says it's spotted more bodies floating in the ocean. Seventeen were recovered over the weekend. Investigators – now focusing on the jet's air speed sensors – as they try to find out what brought down the plane.
Gas prices – you feelin’ it? They’re a hot topic on the AMFIX hotline. Will the pumps have to hit four bucks again before the government does something about them?
“End of the Line.” Actor Ted Danson narrated the new documentary, which focuses on the over-fishing of the world's waters. Danson also testified before a congressional committee in February about offshore drilling. He’ll join us on this “World Oceans Day.”
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