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On anniversary of war, young North Koreans talk of tensions
On the 64th anniversary of the Korean War armistice, university students in Pyongyang sound off on a question that's on a lot of minds these days: Are the U.S. and North Korea moving closer to another war?
5 things AP journalists saw at Koreas' tense border village
Some call it one of the scariest places on Earth; others view it more as a tourist spot. On a visit to the Korean border village of Panmunjom on Wednesday, the tension was palpable as North and South Korean troops glared at each other across the military demarcation line that divides their
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calls on UN Security Council to step up diplomatic, economic pressure on North Korea
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today called on member nations of the U.N. Security Council to step up their diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea after recent provocations from the rogue regime. "We have said this before and it bears repeating; the policy of strategic patience is over,"
What you need to know about rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula
All 100 U.S. senators will gather Wednesday for a White House briefing on the volatility in North Korea. The meeting -- announced last week and requested by Senate leadership – comes amid the U.S. Navy’s bilateral military exercises with South Korea and Japan, and North Korea’s live-fire drills to
Timeline of administration's statements shows confusion about location of US aircraft carrier
The White House today tried to clarify a series of confusing and possibly misleading statements about the location of a nuclear-capable aircraft carrier it initially said was headed north to the Korean Peninsula in the face of recent military provocations by North Korea. The USS Carl Vinson was
The Note: Georgia on Trump's mind
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and VERONICA STRACQUALURSI Day No. 89 THE BIG STORY: It’s the biggest political test of the Trump era, and both sides got a fight that they may have been quite ready for. The stakes in Georgia on Tuesday, with the special House election to replace HHS
What's at stake in North Korea?
North Korea ’s failed missile test this weekend is just the latest in a string of tests by the country that has stoked fears around the world. There had been growing concern all week that Kim Jong-un 's government would attempt some form of missile or nuclear test this weekend as it celebrated the
North Korea's attempted missile launch fails, U.S. officials say
An attempted missile launch by North Korea failed when it exploded immediately after liftoff, a U.S. official says. An official said a missile was launched near Sinpo, North Korea, at 5:21 p.m. ET on Saturday, and it exploded immediately. "U.S. Pacific Command detected and tracked what we assess
Pence makes first trip to Asia as tension mounts with North Korea
Vice President Mike Pence will begin his highly-anticipated trip to Asia Saturday as tension continues to build on the Korean peninsula, with North Korea vowing to continue its provocative campaign to test and advance its nuclear program . Pence, on his first official visit to Asia as vice
Everything you need to know about North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un
Speculation about a possible sixth nuclear weapons test in North Korea has heightened tensions and once again drawn the eyes of the world to the hermit kingdom and its secretive ruler, Kim Jong-Un . Kim is the third head of state from his family’s dictatorial dynasty, one of the last inherited