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  • Photos: North Korea's Kim Jong Il dead at 69

    <b>Photos:</b> North Korea's Kim Jong Il dead at 69
  • Kim Jong Il death: Koreatown reacts with joy and worry

    Kim Jong Il death: Koreatown reacts with joy and worry
    Los Angeles' Koreatown reacted with both glee and anxiety on hearing about the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. "I saw it as someone who should have passed long ago finally having passed," said a North Korean defector now living in L.A., who...
  • 12/20/2011-Kim Jong Il

    12/20/2011-Kim Jong Il
    Kim Jong Il, what a great name for a sociopath. His official title was Dear Leader. From an editorial cartoonist's perspective, he should've been called Easy Peasy. I mean, even the cartoonists who couldn't draw a caricature to save their souls could draw...
  • The hermit kingdom's changing of the guard

    The hermit kingdom's changing of the guard
    The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il leaves a cloud of uncertainty over North Asia and complicates efforts by the U.S. and its allies to halt the nuclear weapons program that is the principal legacy of his 17-year rule. Kim was a canny and...
  • Kim Jong Il's unlikely life and death

    Kim Jong Il's unlikely life and death
    The most surprising element of Kim Jong Il's death is that it apparently was due to natural causes and that it came 17 years after he took office. Back then, no one expected "the Dear Leader" and his regime to survive. The death of his father, Kim Il...
  • Community reacts to Kim Jong Il's death

    Community reacts to Kim Jong Il's death
    Images of military planes flashed on a large TV screen at the Good Barbershop. A South Korean newscaster reported the country was on high alert following reports of Kim Jong Il’s death. The passing of the North Korean dictator had been a hot topic...
  • Photos: The world reacts to the death of Kim Jong Il

    <b>Photos:</b> The world reacts to the death of Kim Jong Il
  • Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea

    Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea
    He was born into freedom in Pusan, South Korea, 60 years ago. Still, Jong C. Jang of Marriottsville spent much of his boyhood hearing his father, Ok Kyun Jang, rhapsodize about growing up in a place about 350 miles to the north. Families were close-...
  • The U.S. shouldn't prop up tyrants, even if they're on 'our' side

    I awoke Monday to news that North Korea's tyrant, Kim Jong Il, is dead ("Kim Jong Il, 1942-2011: Enigmatic leader," Dec. 19). The article in The Sun was part of a confluence of events that include the military hearing at Fort Meade for accused Pentagon...
  • 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...
  • Korea's Kims: A Confucian dynasty where family runs deep

    The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has taken the world by surprise, but it is no surprise that his son, Kim Jong Un, is his likely successor. This is despite the fact that Marxist-Leninist theory that is said to underlie the Pyongyang...