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North Koreans enjoy beer and snacks last August during the Taedonggang Beer Festival in Pyongyang. The festival, the first of its kind in the country, was held as a promotional event for the locally brewed beer. Korean signs in the background read "Our country is the best." Dita Alangkara/AP hide caption

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A China-based tour company says it will no longer take U.S. citizens to North Korea. Here, Chinese vendors sell flags of North Korea and China along the Yalu River in Dandong, northern China, along the border with North Korea. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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Visitors and medical personnel enter a transport plane carrying Otto Warmbier at a Cincinnati regional airport Tuesday. Warmbier, who was released and medically evacuated from North Korea, has been in a coma for months, his parents said. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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After Otto Warmbier's Release, Will U.S. Ban Travel To North Korea?

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Daniel Kanter (center right), medical director of the neurocritical care program in Cincinnati, speaks to reporters alongside doctors Jordan Bonomo and Brandon Foreman on Thursday. They say released U.S. student Otto Warmbier is in a state "best described as unresponsive wakefulness." John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate who has been imprisoned in North Korea since January 2016, is transferred by medical personnel from a transport aircraft to an ambulance at Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport on Tuesday night. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Last month, North Korean authorities detained Tony Kim, an American accounting instructor, at Pyongyang's airport. Above, a plane sits at the Pyongyang airport on April 17. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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American student Otto Warmbier is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday. He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for subversion after he allegedly stole a propaganda poster. Jon Chol Jin/AP hide caption

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Otto Frederick Warmbier, a 21-year-old American student, speaks during a news conference in Pyongyang on Feb. 29. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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