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  • North Korea offers to send leader's sister to event in the South

    North Korea has offered to send leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister to a South Korean event planned for early next year, an organizer said on Thursday, which would be the first time an immediate member of the ruling family would visit the South. Kim Yo...
  • Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg like that Kim Jong Un doesn't get the joke

    Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg like that Kim Jong Un doesn't get the joke
    Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's office on the Sony Pictures lot is a lot like you might imagine it to be. A glass marijuana pipe sits on the desk beside Rogen's computer along with an ashtray filled with the butts of half a dozen joints. An arsenal of Nerf...
  • Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un takes senior party post

    The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has assumed a senior position in the ruling Workers' Party, state media reported on Thursday, consolidating a third generation of Kim family rule in the secretive state. Kim Yo Jong, who is believed...
  • Review: 'Without You, There Is No Us' by Suki Kim

    Review: 'Without You, There Is No Us' by Suki Kim
    During six months in 2011, journalist Suki Kim taught English at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) to the sons of North Korea's most elite families while secretly taking copious notes about what she saw and learned. Kim hid her...
  • North Korea's Kim had ankle surgery, South Korean officials say

    North Korea's Kim had ankle surgery, South Korean officials say
    South Korea’s main spy agency believes that a mysterious long absence by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can be explained by surgery he had in September to remove a cyst from his right ankle, South Korean lawmakers said Tuesday. ¬† The...
  • What's really going on in North Korea

    It was a news story that read like the plot of a Peter Sellers or Mike Myers picture: Vertically challenged dictator of a starving populace, overweight and addicted to imported Swiss cheese, falls off his high heels and breaks both ankles. He is sent...
  • North Korea's Kim reemerges after mysterious absence

    North Korea's Kim reemerges after mysterious absence
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance since early September, the nation’s official media reported Tuesday, ending a mysterious absence of nearly six weeks. The front page of Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of...
  • Kim Jong Un, out of sight for 37 days, is a no-show at ceremony

    Speculation over the health and whereabouts of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un grew Friday after he apparently did not attend ceremonies marking an important national holiday. The young head of the reclusive country has not appeared in public since he was...
  • Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ill, deposed or taking a break?

    If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un isn't sick, he must be dead -- at least politically. That's the thinking behind a rash of rumors that the portly 31-year-old scion of the Hermit Kingdom's founding communists has been toppled from power. Kim hasn't...
  • North Korea leader Kim Jong Un re-appears: state media

    North Korea leader Kim Jong Un re-appears: state media
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown using a cane for support, re-appeared in state media on Tuesday after a lengthy public absence that had fueled speculation over his health and grip on power in the secretive, nuclear-capable country. Several...
  • Where in the world is Kim Jong Un?

    Where in the world is Kim Jong Un?
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for more than a month, generating speculation that his absence is due to failing health or political intrigue. Given the paucity of information, keeping track of Kim is tougher than winning at...