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  • North Korea reveals leader Kim Jong Un is married [Video]

     
    North Korean state-run television announced that dictator Kim Jong Un had married a woman named Ri Sol Ju....
  • North Korean military official relieved of all posts

     
    North Korea's top military official was relieved from his posts, state media reported Monday, a surprise move that eliminates a key figure in the ascendance of the country's young and untested leader, Kim Jong Un....
  • 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....
  • The Week in Pictures | April 15 – April 21, 2013

     
    The eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
  • Pictures in the News | April 15, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in North Korea, where people visit giant statues of the late North Korean leaders, Kim Il Sung, left, and his son Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang. Oblivious to international tensions over a possible North Korean missile...
  • Kim Jong Un praises children in second public speech [Video]

     
    Tens of thousands of North Korean schoolchildren gathered in Pyongyang to hear new North Korean leader Kim Jong Un praise them in the second public speech of his short tenure, calling them “more precious than a hundred million tons of gold and...
  • Sklar brothers have fun with numbers in 'United Stats of America'

    Sklar brothers have fun with numbers in 'United Stats of America'
    Randy and Jason Sklar do the impossible with their new History series, "United Stats of America:" They make statistics fun. In the series, debuting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, the identical twins and stand-up comedians explore their fascination with numbers by...
  • The Dictator

    The Dictator
    You know you’re in for an offensive and funny film when it starts off stating “in loving memory of Kim Jong-il.” I think Socha Baron Cohen does funny work. I enjoyed Borat and Bruno, although this movie isn’t as funny as those,...
  • Maryland Art Place showcases Mina Cheon's provocative 'polipop' art

    Maryland Art Place showcases Mina Cheon's provocative 'polipop' art
    Mina Cheon is used to seeing things from multiple perspectives. As a child in South Korea, the artist was exposed to two religious philosophies — Buddhist on her father's side, Christian on her mother's — and embraced a third as an adult,...