It has been almost two years since they were arrested and Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer remain in prison in Iran awaiting a trial.
Officials at Yosemite National Park say one hiker is dead and another is presumed dead after the two were swept over a bridge into a reservoir while returning from a backpacking trip.
Yosemite National Park has recorded its first two accidental deaths of the year, as two hikers died at the park in unrelated incidents last Friday.
The Iranian lawyer for three UC Berkeley grad students charged with espionage said judicial authorities have not resumed their trial as planned.
UC Berkeley grad Sarah Shourd said she will not return to Iran to stand trial with two fellow hikers on spying charges.
Three lost hikers were rescued by park rangers in the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve near Los Gatos on Sunday night.
An Iranian lawyer representing three Americans accused by Tehran of spying says he is ready for the start of their trial.
Iran said it has summoned an American woman and UC Berkeley graduate to return to the country and stand trial on Feb. 6 along with two Cal grads who are still in custody.
Iran has set a Feb. 6 trial date for three Americans arrested more than a year ago along the Iraqi border and charged with spying.
Sarah Shourd, recently freed from an Iranian prison after more than a year, has launched a campaign pressing Tehran to free her fiancé and their mutual friend, both still held on suspicion of espionage.