| Nov 7, 2012
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:
While I'm waiting to see who will win this election between Republican Mitt Romney...
| Aug 25, 2012
What started as a casual interest in North Korea quickly became an almost decade-long obsession for writer and Stanford professor Adam Johnson. The fruit of his fixation, his novel “The Orphan Master's Son,” was just released in paperback....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:32 PM
So you’ve just inherited a struggling communist nation from a dad who took synchronized gymnastics shows to a whole new level and you want to set a new party tone.
For North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un, this is achieved with some help from...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 6:04 AM
So little is known about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that the identity of a woman seen by his side during more than one official engagement has sparked a flurry of speculation worldwide.
Was the slim woman in the sharp black suit his sister, wife...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:31 AM
North Korea'syouthful leader, Kim Jong Un, has married a woman named Ri Sol Ju, according to a report by state news agency KCNA Wednesday.
The couple appeared together at the opening of the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground in the capital, Pyongyang, the...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:32 AM
North Korea's youthful leader, Kim Jong Un, has married a woman identified as Ri Sol-Ju, North Korean state TV reported Wednesday, according to South Korea's Unification Ministry.
Little is known about Kim, who became the third generation of his family...
| Aug 8, 2012
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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Dictator Kim Jong Un has decided women will once again be allowed to ride bicycles.
This overturns a ruling by his repressed, late father Kim Jong Il that decreed... a women in a skirt riding a bicycle was contrary to socialist customs. As silly as it...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:22 PM
As Glendale and other cities throughout the world schedule the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman Turks nearly 100 years ago, we are often asked why? Why the inhumanity?
We are getting closer to the answer. Unlike the sporadic...