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  • Chris Pratt: 'Lego' land has some North Korea overtones

    One of the rich elements of "The Lego Movie" is its sense of place. For a fictional land, it has plenty of echoes of the real world. With a populace kept numb by plastic pop music, contrived reality TV and fast-food giveaways -- and a general sense that...
  • Kerry presses China to ease territorial claims, rein in North Korea

    BEIJING -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Friday appealed to China to rein in its North Korean ally and to ease its provocative territorial claims, but after a day of talks Beijing’s response was unclear. In meetings with President Xi Jinping...
  • Kerry urges China to keep North Korea in check

    SEOUL -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Thursday credited China with calming North Korea during a threatening period in early 2013, and urged Beijing to redouble its efforts to hold its unruly client state in check. In an appearance with South...
  • North, South Korea hold high-level meeting amid talk of slight detente

    North, South Korea hold high-level meeting amid talk of slight detente
    SEOUL -- Officials from North and South Korea sat down Wednesday for their first high-level government talks since 2007, with two issues expected to be at the center of discussion: upcoming inter-Korean family reunions and the annual U.S.-South Korean...
  • Photo of Asia from space: That big black spot is North Korea

    Photo of Asia from space: That big black spot is North Korea
    North Korea appears to be missing in an image taken from space. NASA says of the nighttime image, taken from the International Space Station: "North Korea is almost completely dark compared to neighboring South Korea and China. The darkened land appears...
  • Ex-congressman and veteran makes his peace in North Korea visit

    Ex-congressman and veteran makes his peace in North Korea visit
    SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, former eight-term Bay Area Rep. Paul N. "Pete" McCloskey Jr. has dreamed of a Korean War battle moment he cannot shake: Peering into a trench he sees the terrified faces of his teenage opponents, clutching wicker baskets...
  • The Week in Pictures | February 24 – March 2, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This eek the world’s attention was on the Ukraine, where Russian gunmen on the Crimean peninsula and the embattled new Ukrainian government in Kiev continued to escalate a dangerous...
  • Pictures in the News | February 25, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego, where visitors to Chicano Park view dozens of murals painted on the concrete stanchions leading to and from the Coronado Bridge....
  • Oscar Time

    Oscar Time
    Interesting situation. Now that the United Nations in a report has identified Kim Jong Un and the North Korean government as the most evil, murderous, Nazi-like regime on the planet, what are we going to do about it? By “we”, I mean the...
  • North Korea, in conciliatory moment, offers divided family reunions

    North Korea on Friday called for a resumption of reunions for families separated since the Korean War. The seemingly conciliatory gesture increases the stakes for South Korea if it goes ahead with planned war games with the United States next month, which...
  • In North Korea, meth is offered as casually as a cup of tea

    In North Korea, meth is offered as casually as a cup of tea
    YANJI, China — After the North Korean coal mine where she worked stopped paying salaries, Park Kyung Ok tried her hand at business. Buttons and zippers, candy and dried squid, fabric, plastic tarpaulins, men's suits and cigarettes. "I sold...
  • Film Review: 'Red Family'

    North Korean moles disguised as a loving family in South Korea see their resolve weakened by their affection for each other and the bickering clan next door in "Red Family," scripted, edited and exec produced by Kim Ki-duk. In general more conventional...