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  • Kim Jong Il dies at 69; North Korean leader

    Kim Jong Il dies at 69; North Korean leader
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, the mercurial strongman who styled himself as a "Dear Leader" while ruling over an impoverished police state, died at 69, according to North Korean state media. Kim was believed to have suffered from multiple chronic...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high temperature around 50 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 39 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic issues. FROM LAST NIGHT... Bay search for...
  • 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...