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  • Carnett: Remembering the venerable Stars and Stripes

    I don't suppose one can expect Stars and Stripes forever. I refer not to Old Glory, America's cherished red, white and blue national symbol, but Stars and Stripes, the ubiquitous and venerated daily newspaper published for eons by the U.S. military....
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Tom Hiddleston disguised in Asgard, on stage

     
    Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch […]...
  • Carnett: Army cooked up great Thanksgivings

    I have an Irish friend who considers Thanksgiving to be the best of America's holidays. "No other country gives thanks like the U.S. does," she told me. "It's uplifting." I agree. Two of my most memorable Thanksgivings, however, were spent outside...
  • S. Korea says 16th century royal seal at LACMA may have been stolen

    S. Korea says 16th century royal seal at LACMA may have been stolen
    South Korean government officials want the United States to investigate the circumstances surrounding a 16th century Korean royal seal that they believe was stolen out of a shrine in Seoul before being acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art....
  • reFramed: In conversation with Ji Yeo

     
    Ji Yeo is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design, her BFA in Visual Communication from National University, Seoul, Korea, and a certificate in General Studies from the International...
  • North Korea's No. 2 official may have been ousted, spy agency says

    North Korea's No. 2 official may have been ousted, spy agency says
    SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, the Pyongyang regime's de facto No. 2 official, has probably been ousted from his posts, South Korea's state spy agency said Tuesday. In a report released at a meeting with lawmakers, the...
  • Worth the trip: Seoul Sassy fried chicken at Crisp

    Worth the trip: Seoul Sassy fried chicken at Crisp
    Crisp 2940 N. Broadway 773-697-7610 Food writers love to compare delicious food to crack cocaine--I've done it at least 50 times myself--but it turns out we had it all wrong. A recent study at Connecticut College demonstrated that lab rats preferred...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un ousts his second in command

    SEOUL — In a palace intrigue that could shake the foundations of North Korea, 30-year-old leader Kim Jong Un has purged from the leadership the powerful uncle who had been his de facto regent for the last two years, North Korean news media confirmed...
  • North Korean ouster could bring more political turmoil

    North Korean ouster could bring more political turmoil
    SEOUL--North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s spectacularly public ouster of his uncle, Jang Song Taek, could bring about more political turmoil as the purge extends to Jang’s coterie of powerful relatives and supporters. The 67-year-old Jang has...
  • More turmoil expected after North Korea's ouster of second-in-command

    More turmoil expected after North Korea's ouster of second-in-command
    BEIJING — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's spectacularly public ouster of his uncle, Jang Song Taek, could bring about more political turmoil as the purge extends to Jang's coterie of powerful relatives and supporters. Reverberations are likely...
  • North Korea says leader's uncle executed for trying to seize power

    North Korea says leader's uncle executed for trying to seize power
    BEIJING – Jang Sung Taek, the uncle by marriage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was executed Friday for attempting to seize power for himself, the country's official news service reported early Friday. In a rambling report, the Korea Central...
  • Jeong Tae-sung: International Exec You Should Know

    Jeong Tae-sung cannot be credited with inventing Korean major CJ Entertainment's initiative to expand film activities into China -- that has been under way for six years -- but the 49-year-old exec is making sure the Korean conglom's initiatives take root...