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  • Merriam Webster's word of the year

    Merriam Webster's word of the year
    At first blush, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il would appear to have little in common with Keith Olbermann, Steve Jobs and Moammar Gadhafi. (Well, maybe a little in common with Gadhafi. But stay with us here for a minute.) Despite their distinct...
  • Asia travel: Five trends to watch

    Asia travel: Five trends to watch
    Geopolitics. Rhinoplasty. Who knew those would be among the hottest topics in Asia for 2011? It was news to me, and I've been going back and forth to Asia for a quarter-century, with trips to Japan and China last year alone. To see what the Asia...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • Kim Jong Il's son named to more senior positions

    Kim Jong Il's son named to more senior positions
  • Full coverage: Kim Jong Il | 1942-2011

    <b>Full coverage:</b> Kim Jong Il | 1942-2011
  • Photos: The world reacts to the death of Kim Jong Il

    <b>Photos:</b> The world reacts to the death of Kim Jong Il
  • Photos: North Korea's Kim Jong Il dead at 69

    <b>Photos:</b> North Korea's Kim Jong Il dead at 69
  • Book review: 'The Gun' by C.J. Chivers

    Book review: 'The Gun' by C.J. Chivers
    If somebody were to tell you that the long tragedy of human warfare entered a new and deadly phase in the fourth decade of the 20th century, the historically literate mind almost certainly would jump to the invention of the atomic bomb, which ushered in...
  • North Korea releases captured Chinese fishermen, boats

     
    North Korea released 29 captured Chinese fishermen and three fishing vessels, putting an end to a 13-day ordeal that raised questions about the stability of the Pyongyang regime....
  • 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....