| May 13, 2015
| 5:43 PM
North Korea has executed its top defense official for treason -- killing him with an antiaircraft gun because he fell asleep during a meeting -- South Korea’s main intelligence agency has told lawmakers.
If the report by South Korea’s...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 12:00 PM
The Theory of Everything
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The lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations wouldn't be so glaring if the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hadn't been so charitable to...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Amy Pascal, long considered one of the most powerful women in Hollywood — and a throwback to old-school moviemaking — is stepping down from her co-chair job at Sony Pictures Entertainment in the wake of the devastating cyberattack that...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:56 AM
Sony Pictures Entertainment's "The Interview," the comedy at the center of the studio's hacking woes, is set for release on DVD and Blu-ray on Feb 17, the studio said Wednesday.
The controversial film has been available through video on-demand for...
| 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...