| May 9, 2014
| 1:52 AM
Parents of youths lost in last month's South Korean ferry sinking have brought their anger to their president’s doorstep.
Early Friday, the mothers and fathers of the Sewol ferry victims tried to march on the Blue House, South Korea’s...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:50 AM
The captain and three senior crew members of the ferry that sank last month in South Korea were indicted on homicide charges Thursday, and 11 other crew members were indicted on charges of negligence.
Since the sinking of the Sewol ferry, in which...
| May 18, 2014
| 10:32 PM
South Korean President Park Geun-hye announced Monday that she would disband the coast guard because of its inept efforts to rescue those stranded aboard a sinking ferry, which left more than 300 people dead or missing, mostly high school students....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:06 PM
SEOUL — Halfway through a long-delayed visit to four allies in Asia, President Obama is struggling to sell a foreign policy strategy that seems under siege on multiple fronts.
When he landed in Seoul on Friday, Obama had not locked down a key...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:35 PM
ANSAN, South Korea — For South Korea, a country that pulled itself out of abject poverty to become the world's 15th-largest economy, the most stinging accusation about last week's ferry sinking is that it looks like a Third-World disaster.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:42 AM
SEOUL -- North Korea on Tuesday celebrated the birthday of its founder, Kim Il Sung, with current leader Kim Jong Un reportedly paying respects at his grandfather’s mausoleum amid efforts to more closely associate him with the late leader’s...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:34 AM
SEOUL -- The dramatic capsizing of a ferry stunned South Korea on Wednesday as rescuers raced to save 459 people aboard the vessel off the country’s southern coast. By mid-afternoon, however, about 293 people remained unaccounted for and two were...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:04 AM
SEOUL -- As a ferry carrying 462 people slowly sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday, a high school student sent a heartbreaking cellphone text message.
“Mom,” it said, “This might be my last chance to tell you I love...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:07 PM
SEOUL — Divers struggled against strong currents and murky waters Friday morning in an effort to locate 271 people reported missing after a ferry sank off South Korea’s southwestern coast.
Water and weather conditions were making it...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:34 AM
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday the actions of some crew of a ferry that sank with hundreds feared dead were tantamount to murder, as a four-year-old video transcript showed the captain promoting the safety of the same route.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:32 AM
SEOUL -- In the wake of what appears to be South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in decades, a national debate is raging over just who bears the lion’s share of the blame.
Officially, 87 people are confirmed dead and 215 remain missing in...