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  • South Korean ferry: Boy and girl drowned with life jackets tied together

    South Korean ferry: Boy and girl drowned with life jackets tied together
    A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. The diver had to separate the two...
  • Japan-South Korea tension a hurdle for Obama's Asia strategy

    SEOUL — As he hops around the Western Pacific this week, President Obama hopes to unite much of Asia around a free-trade deal, updated alliances and a new power balance. But he first must persuade two of America's closest allies to stop squabbling....
  • Obama to pitch U.S. immigration reform from South Korea

    Obama to pitch U.S. immigration reform from South Korea
    SEOUL -- President Obama plans to honor those who died in the Korean War with a surprising message for a foreign audience: a pitch for immigration reform back home. At a naturalization ceremony Friday for 13 U.S. service members and seven military...
  • North, South Korea exchange artillery fire

    North, South Korea exchange artillery fire
    North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang rather than the start...
  • 4 great global finds

    4 great global finds
    Honestly, the real reason I went to Paris this year was that I've always wanted to type "April in Paris" in a dispatch from France (it's true!), and until recently, I'd visited the City of Light only in summer, fall or winter. Never spring. By luck, I...
  • Fish Out of Water food truck is now Sushi & Seoul On The Roll

    Fish Out of Water food truck is now Sushi & Seoul On The Roll
    After more than two years serving metro Orlando area, sushi chef and food truck entrepreneur Al Ruiz has unveiled his latest in gourmet street fare: Fish Out of Water food truck is now Sushi & Seoul On The Roll. The new menu includes truck ramen,...
  • North Korea fires two medium-range ballistic missiles

    SEOUL -- North Korea test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles early Wednesday off its east coast in its longest-range launch since 2012, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported, citing military sources. The South Korean military said...
  • North Korea test-launches 2 medium-range missiles

    SEOUL –- North Korea test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles early Wednesday in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, officials said. The South Korean military said the missiles were launched just after 2:30 a.m. and flew for a...
  • Seoul, You've Been Warned: Joss Whedon Apologizes for 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    Joss Whedon turned to YouTube to warn the citizens of Seoul that filming for "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" will create potential headaches for them when planned action sequences force streets to be shut down, causing traffic congestion. "We are going...
  • Body Found Near 'The Avengers' Set

    "The Avengers" sequel's filming schedule has encountered some unfortunate trouble and it has nothing to do with the traffic delays that Joss Whedon had apologized for last week. While filming on Seoul, South Korea's Mapo Bridge, the cast and crew of...
  • 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...
  • Purge of Kim Jong Un's uncle unsettles North Korean businesspeople

    Purge of Kim Jong Un's uncle unsettles North Korean businesspeople
    YANJI, China — She was a North Korean success story. For more than two decades, the woman, now 50, dabbled in various businesses at the border between China and North Korea. She sold rice. She traded foreign currency. She opened a massage parlor...