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Obama: North Korea Nuclear Test Demands 'Serious Consequences'
North Korea confirmed its fifth nuclear test explosion early Friday, its largest yet, and another provocation that brought instant condemnation from the country's neighbors and a call from President Obama for "serious consequences." Pyongyang also said it made strides that could bring it closer to
South Korean Farmer Injured in Nov. Protest Dies in Hospital
Dozens of activists are commemorating a farmer who died in a hospital almost a year after being knocked unconscious by water cannons during protests against South Korea's government
White House Calls Out Trump's Nuclear Policy Proposal as 'Catastrophic'
The White House has dismissed a recent proposal by GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump to give Japan and South Korea nuclear weapons, saying such a position would be "catastrophic" for U.S. policy. "The entire premise of American foreign policy as it relates to nuclear weapons for the last
Terrorism Fears Overshadowing Nuclear Summit in Washington
President Obama and more than 50 world leaders convened in Washington today in an attempt to reach global cooperation on securing nuclear weapons materials. Obama launched the summit nearly six years ago and has made freeing the world of nuclear weapons a theme of his presidency. The gathering of
How the US Could Respond to North Korea's Nuclear Test
North Korea ’s claim today that it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb has shifted U.S. policy toward the “Hermit Kingdom” back into the limelight. In remarks alongside South Korean President Park Geun-Hye in the White House in October, President Obama said the United States “will never accept
President Obama Punts on Biden Question, Calls Other Candidates 'Very Fine People'
President Obama today attempted to steer away from a question about whether Vice President Joe Biden should pursue a presidential run, saying Biden will have to decide whether such a move would “make sense.” "The vice president, like every other candidate, makes their own decisions," Obama said in
Why You May Need to Learn Korean to Find Out If Joe Biden Is Running for President
As time ticks down for Vice President Joe Biden to make up his mind on a possible presidential run in 2016, he took some time to laugh off reporters shouting questions at him today. "Are you running for President?" a reporter yelled at Biden walking out of his residence at the Naval Observatory in
The Note: Did The Debate Change Everything (Or Not Much)?
NOTABLES --5 WAYS THE FIRST DEMOCRATIC DEBATE CHANGED THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL RACE. The stage may have been less crowded, but the stakes were just as high. The five candidates on stage Tuesday night for the first Democratic debate -- less than half of the 11 on stage for the most recent Republican
CDC Issues Health Advisory Amid Deadly MERS Outbreak
The U.S. health officials issued an advisory today as the deadly MERS virus outbreak continues in South Korea. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the advisory to health care providers in an effort to guard against a similar MERS outbreak in the U.S. The advisory instructs doctors