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  • North Korea leader's purge looks like China's Cultural Revolution

    BEIJING -- One might call it North Korea’s version of the youth revolution. There is Kim Jong Un, who at 30 is believed to be the world’s youngest head of state. His brother, Kim Jong Chul, two years older, whose main claim to fame is as...
  • Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9

    Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9
    Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday. 1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...
  • 'House of Cards' to take over State House

    'House of Cards' to take over State House
    The marble hallway trod for centuries by Maryland politicians will host perhaps its most sinister character when actor Kevin Spacey arrives for work next week. Television crews from the political thriller "House of Cards" began transforming Maryland's...
  • $53-million mega-mansion in Rolling Hills is fit for a king

    $53-million mega-mansion in Rolling Hills is fit for a king
    If the $53-million price tag doesn’t stand in his way, President Obama need look no further than Hacienda de la Paz on the Palos Verdes Peninsula as a place to settle down after life in the White House. Set in gated Rolling Hills, behind gates...
  • Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...
  • Khmer Rouge leader dies, eluding war crimes verdict

    NEW DELHI -- The death Thursday of one of the last senior leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime before his trial concluded underscores flaws in the war-crimes tribunal process that threaten to undermine the pursuit of global justice,...
  • Hampton Jazz Festival: Gladys Knight, O'Jays, Bobby Brown, Jill Scott to headline this year's event

    Hampton Jazz Festival: Gladys Knight, O'Jays, Bobby Brown, Jill Scott to headline this year's event
    The 2013 Hampton Jazz Festival will bring popular favorites Gladys Knight, George Benson and Jill Scott back to Hampton Coliseum while elevating local acts Forte and Karla Crump onto the main stage. "We were able to offer some slots to hometown...
  • Should Obama have gone to Israel?

    Should Obama have gone to Israel?
    President Obama flew to Israel on Wednesday to reassure Israelis that the U.S. will stand with them against their enemies. It’s his first visit to Israel as president, even though he visited Cairo a few years ago. He has sparred in the past with...
  • Sia Nyorkor

    Sia Nyorkor
    Email Sia: snyorkor@kwch.com Like Sia on Facebook: Sia Nyorkor Facebook Follow Sia on Twitter:  @KWCHSia Sia joined KWCH in October 2012 as a Multimedia Reporter and is thrilled to be back in the Mighty Midwest!  Born and raised in Indianapolis,...
  • South Sudan government agrees to stop fighting; rebels stay mum

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – South Sudan’s government has agreed to end fighting with rebel forces, East African leaders announced Friday, in a deal that will hinge on whether rebel leader Riek Machar agrees to the truce. At a summit in...
  • Armed youths reported to be marching toward South Sudan town

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Thousands of armed youths loyal to South Sudan’s rebel leader are preparing to launch an assault on the key town of Bor, a government official said Saturday, as continued fighting in the fragile new country...