| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:45 PM
SEOUL -- Officials from North and South Korea sat down Wednesday for their first high-level government talks since 2007, with two issues expected to be at the center of discussion: upcoming inter-Korean family reunions and the annual U.S.-South Korean...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
YANJI, China — She was a North Korean success story.
For more than two decades, the woman, now 50, dabbled in various businesses at the border between China and North Korea. She sold rice. She traded foreign currency. She opened a massage parlor...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:24 PM
BEIJING — It is North Korea's version of a youth revolution, and it's making a lot of people nervous.
At 30, Kim Jong Un may well be the world's youngest head of state. His brother, Kim Jong Chul, two years older, is best known as an avid Eric...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:02 AM
This was the worst episode of "The Bachelor" to date, further reinforcing my beliefs that Juan Pablo is as interested in finding a wife as Sean Lowe is in foregoing his time in the Honeymoon Suite on his wedding night.
Speaking of Sean, watching his...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:03 PM
I don't suppose one can expect Stars and Stripes forever.
I refer not to Old Glory, America's cherished red, white and blue national symbol, but Stars and Stripes, the ubiquitous and venerated daily newspaper published for eons by the U.S. military....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:27 AM
I have an Irish friend who considers Thanksgiving to be the best of America's holidays.
"No other country gives thanks like the U.S. does," she told me. "It's uplifting."
Two of my most memorable Thanksgivings, however, were spent outside...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:30 PM
South Korean government officials want the United States to investigate the circumstances surrounding a 16th century Korean royal seal that they believe was stolen out of a shrine in Seoul before being acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Ji Yeo is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design, her BFA in Visual Communication from National University, Seoul, Korea, and a certificate in General Studies from the International...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:38 AM
SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, the Pyongyang regime's de facto No. 2 official, has probably been ousted from his posts, South Korea's state spy agency said Tuesday.
In a report released at a meeting with lawmakers, the...
| Dec 2, 2013
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Food writers love to compare delicious food to crack cocaine--I've done it at least 50 times myself--but it turns out we had it all wrong. A recent study at Connecticut College demonstrated that lab rats preferred...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:46 PM
SEOUL — In a palace intrigue that could shake the foundations of North Korea, 30-year-old leader Kim Jong Un has purged from the leadership the powerful uncle who had been his de facto regent for the last two years, North Korean news media confirmed...