| May 13, 2015
| 1:34 PM
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his defense chief executed with an anti-aircraft gun for complaining about the young ruler, talking back to him and sleeping during a meeting presided over by Kim, South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Wednesday,...
| May 12, 2015
| 6:59 PM
South Korea's spy agency says it has information that North Korea executed its defense chief for sleeping during a meeting and talking back to young leader Kim Jong Un.
Lawmaker Shin Kyoung-min says the National Intelligence Service told a closed-door...
| May 8, 2015
| 11:25 PM
Friends and foes have snubbed Saturday's Red Square military parade, a dent in Russians’ pride over their World War II sacrifice and President Vladimir Putin’s reputation for throwing blowout parties.
Here’s why, little more than a...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 3:01 PM
The NFL Draft has quite a Chicago presence. My wife picked up our kids after school and ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. nearly second-guessed her, saying several strong linebackers were still available.
Coca-Cola showed fellow shareholders a clip of Warren...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 7:28 AM
The reclusive leader of North Korea won't be coming to Moscow next month for the Victory Day celebration, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman announced Thursday.
The highly anticipated visit would have been Kim Jong Un's first foreign trip since taking...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 2:55 PM
What's North Korea done lately besides rage against Hollywood over the "The Interview"?
Build more nuclear bombs.
According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Chinese nuclear experts have told some American counterparts that North Korea's nuclear...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 10:18 AM
North Korea said Wednesday that it would deport an American woman, Sandra Suh, after determining she had “engaged in plot-breeding and propaganda” against the country during frequent visits over 20 years “under the pretense of...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 7:30 PM
The textile factories producing "made in China" goods from compounds just across the Yalu River from North Korea offer a glimpse into a hidden world that is helping North Korea's economy to thrive.
Operated by North Koreans, the factories produce...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:02 PM
Margaret Cho is getting real. The veteran comic will vent about dealing with anger, heartbreak and world issues when she performs Sunday through Wednesday at Helium Comedy Club in Philadelphia.
"It's a deep show," Cho says. "I think that's good. But you...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:47 PM
Despite the danger posed by Islamic State and other extremist groups, the nation's top intelligence official warned Thursday that sophisticated cyberattacks like the recent hack of Sony Pictures posed a greater threat to the United States.
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:30 AM
In publishing, as in showbiz, timing is critical. Serendipity seems to have smiled on author Paul Fischer and his new book, "A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress and a Young Dictator's Rise to...