| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:54 PM
It was an incandescent moment of enlightenment.
And I blew it off.
Though a revelation for me personally, it served for a considerable time as just a way station for my life's journey, failing to change me in any substantive way.
The "moment" I've...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:14 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will burn like a "sea of fire." Seoul's "rat-like" president will be struck with a "bolt of lightning." The country's media companies will be blown up in missile strikes.
North Korea has fired off many...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:16 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seven years of U.N. sanctions against North Korea have done nothing to derail Pyongyang's drive for a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. They may have even bolstered the Kim family by giving their...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Not long after his "Gangnam Style" video became the first on YouTube to be viewed 1 billion times, Psy revealed Friday that he's set to release a follow-up single on April 13. The Korean pop star made the announcement in -- what else? --...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:56 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea staged dueling war games Monday as threatening rhetoric from the rivals rose to the highest level since North Korea rained artillery shells on a South Korean island in 2010.
Enraged over the South'...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The paradigm has at last shifted. Our town is now officially cross-cultural.
What cross-culture? Obviously, it's Korean.
The Korean wave has really arrived in La Cañada Flintridge, and not a moment too soon.
Some point to the billion downloads of the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:44 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Geun-hye took office as South Korea's first female president Monday, returning to the presidential mansion she had known as the daughter of a dictator, and where she will respond to volatile North Korea, which tested a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:51 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Koreas' first high-level talks in years were scrapped a day before they were to begin Wednesday because the sides didn't agree on the delegation leaders, South Korea said. The cancellation deflated tentative hopes...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Riccardo Muti just can’t seem to catch a break.
And, this time around, it isn’t only the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago public who are being affected by his health issues. Thousands of listeners throughout the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:00 PM
From rubble and wreckage, Ki Suh Park often saw possibility. It was so as he stood amid the destruction of the Korean War, when he resolved to study architecture and help rebuild his homeland. And it was so as he drove down Western Avenue after the 1992...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink
Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...