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  • Rodman's venture embarrasses U.S., NBA

    Rodman's venture embarrasses U.S., NBA
    Mix a cuckoo sports celebrity and dangerous dictator, and the odd-couple hijinks have the makings of a TV sit-com. Unless, of course, the plot affects the nuclear-arms race. Dennis Rodman's bizarre friendship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might...
  • Times staff writer Barbara Demick answers questions about North Korea

    Times staff writer Barbara Demick answers questions about North Korea
    Barbara Demick, the Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Beijing and author of the book “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea,” has reported extensively about North Korea. She answered questions Friday on Reddit about life inside...
  • Dennis Rodman wasn't paid by North Korea, agent says

    Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman had a fairly eventful foray into North Korea this week on his "basketball diplomacy" tour. Rodman first gave a profanity-filled interview to CNN while defending his trip to the hermit kingdom. He then sang "Happy Birthday"...
  • Dennis Rodman apologizes for his rant on CNN about North Korea trip

    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for an outburst on CNN during which he launched into an expletive-laden rant against a TV anchor and implied that an American being held by North Korea was at fault for his captivity. Rodman brought...
  • Paul Greenberg: A purge for the books

    Kim Jong Un, aka Outstanding Leader, is still seeking to consolidate his hold on power in the horror state formally entitled the Democratic People's Republic of Korea -- a quadruple irony, for it is really none of the above. Its current tyrant is busy...
  • Letters: Rodman's faux diplomacy in North Korea

    Re "Rodman arrives for 'basketball diplomacy,'" Jan. 7 Promoting his "basketball diplomacy," former NBA star Dennis Rodman returned to North Korea this week for an exhibition game between former American players and a local team. As with previous...
  • Dennis Rodman isn't a diplomatic do-gooder, he's a buffoon

    It’s difficult to imagine a more ludicrous attempt at diplomacy than former basketball star Dennis Rodman’s current sojourn to North Korea. On his past trips (this is his fourth in less than a year) Rodman has referred to North Korean leader...
  • Dennis Rodman sings 'Happy Birthday' to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

    BEIJING – Dennis Rodman helped Kim Jong Un mark his 31st birthday Wednesday with sport and song, serenading the North Korean dictator with a warbly rendition of “Happy Birthday” in a Pyongyang gymnasium and then leading fellow ex-NBA...
  • In North Korea Rodman sparks controversy about captive US missionary

    In North Korea Rodman sparks controversy about captive US missionary
    Dennis Rodman, in a television interview on Tuesday, appeared to suggest that Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae was to blame for his captivity in North Korea, the latest in a series of controversial comments by the former U.S. basketball star....
  • Nut And 3 Nutmeggers: Trio From Connecticut Should Avoid Rodman

    Nut And 3 Nutmeggers: Trio From Connecticut Should Avoid Rodman
    Dennis Rodman has an excuse. He's nuts. What about the other former NBA players on the trip to North Korea? What's their excuse? More specifically, what about the three with long-held ties to our state? What were Vin Baker, Cliff Robinson and Charles...
  • Dennis Rodman's bashing worth it, CNN anchor says

    Dennis Rodman's bashing worth it, CNN anchor says
    How did it feel being bashed by Dennis Rodman on CNN? "It is all worth it," anchor Chris Cuomo said Tuesday. "The issues matter." Cuomo said it wasn't unusual that someone would get upset at him in an interview. "One of the few things that doesn't...