| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:38 AM
SEOUL -- The two Koreas commemorated the 60th anniversary of their cease-fire on Saturday, but in vastly different ways -- the North, with pomp and grandiosity; the South, with grave solemnity.
For the first time in 20 years, North Korea carried out a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Dennis Rodman is ready to take basketball diplomacy to the next level.
Fresh off his second controversial trip to North Korea, the flamboyant former NBA star announced plans to stage a pair of exhibition games there in January, featuring a team of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea again to see his pal Kim Jong Un, reportedly to talk about starting a basketball league.
The fact that it's Rodman and not, say, Magic Johnson or Michael Jordan makes it easy to dismiss the idea. And ordinarily...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:01 PM
With the U.S. military ramping up its presence in the Pacific due to North Korean threats of a nuclear attack, Pentagon officials say Alaska's Fort Greely and its missile interceptors are part of that effort.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:58 AM
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — C.J. Urquico has lived on Guam for 19 years so he's used to a military backdrop to everyday life. Navy ships visit, Air Force jets fly overhead and war games are played off the Pacific island's shores.
There soon will be...
| Apr 6, 2013
After President Obama's visit to Israel and Jordan, it's time for our reality check No. 99.
For perspective, let's backtrack to Obama's June 2009 speech in Cairo. Reasonably, the President asserted, all sides were educated, smart and patriotic. If...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:46 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — After months of threatening to wage a nuclear war, North Korea did an about-face Sunday and issued a surprise proposal to the United States, its No. 1 enemy: Let's talk.
But the invitation from North Korea's...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
HBO has handed a second season to "Vice," ordering 12 episodes for the newsmagazine's second run and slating them for 2014.
"'Vice's' fearless, irreverent style of news coverage has produced a uniquely provocative show," said HBO prez Michael Lombardo....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — China's growing frustration with longtime ally North Korea offers the United States a glimmer of hope about a once unthinkable prospect: holding discussions between Washington and Beijing about what to do if the government in...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink
Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...