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  • Thanks, voters, for caring enough to argue

    Thanks, voters, for caring enough to argue
    To every American who argued and fought and squabbled, day after day during this long and often bitter presidential election, I'd just like to say one thing: Thank you. While I'm waiting to see who will win this election between Republican Mitt Romney...
  • North Korea carries out controversial rocket launch

    North Korea carries out controversial rocket launch
    North Korea has carried out the launch of a long-range rocket, South Korea's Ministry of Defense said Wednesday. "Shortly after the liftoff, Aegis radar system in the Yellow Sea detected the move," a senior military official was quoted by South Korea's...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 17, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, two children were among at least 13 people killed in new airstrikes on a rebel-held district of Syria's main northern city of Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Pyongyang, North Korea: North Korean...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks an end of an era in the Southland as Hollywood Park will turn out the light for good. In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger...
  • No scoop for foreign journalists in North Korea

     
    REPORTING FROM BEIJING –- It seemed like a reasonable assumption: Score a rare media invitation to North Korea this week, and in all likelihood, you’ll get to break the news when the reclusive regime eventually launches its Kwangmyongsong-2...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un given new post as rocket launch looms

     
    As North Korea readied for a deeply disputed rocket launch, its youthful new leader, Kim Jong Un, was named to a new position Wednesday as first secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party....
  • North Korea's leader lauds 'military first' philosophy at parade

     
    Kim Jong Un, the new North Korean leader, touted the same old slogans of "military first" at a massive military parade of goose-stepping soldiers in formation....
  • Coca-Cola? In North Korea? The fizzy drink trickles in [Video]

     
    Could it be? Coca-Cola in North Korea? Though the YouTube video was first shared last year by Western travelers, it inspired a recent flurry of interest as it picked up more viewers, curious how a quintessentially American product had turned up in the...
  • It's still 'My Way' or the highway under North Korea's Kim

     
    Global Focus: In the 45 years since songwriter Paul Anka wrote it and Frank Sinatra made it famous, "My Way" has celebrated the rugged individualism that Americans like to think defines their spirit of independence, determination and pride. But those...
  • North Korean leader's female companion stirs speculation

     
    North Korean media have disclosed so little about leader Kim Jong Il's personal life that no one outside of his innermost circle knows his age or marital status. Now Koreans on both sides of the divided peninsula have a new mystery to ponder: Who is...
  • Military chief's ouster may be power play by North Korean leader

     
    Analysts widely viewed the surprise dismissal of the North Korean military chief from all his senior posts Monday as a calculated political purge, possibly aimed at cementing the absolute rule of young dictator Kim Jong Un....