Thousands of people in Seoul demanded on Saturday that South Korea President Park Geun-hye step down after finding out she let a friend have a powerful influence over her political decisions.
By Mori Rothman, Karla Murthy
By Associated Press
The U.S. military says it's detected what's being described as a failed missile launch by North Korea.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The United States, Japan and South Korea are roundly condemning North Korea's recent nuclear test and calling for tough new measures to further isolate the communist state.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, Congress came back from its summer recess with a full plate. It has less than a month to pass a funding bill and is under pressure to deliver a package to fight Florida’s homegrown Zika…
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a division of the South Korean army is turning out pirouettes and tendus. Weekly ballet classes provide these soldiers, who guards the zone at the demilitarized zone along the border of North…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, an American tourist was killed and a dozen Israelis were wounded in a wave of attacks by Palestinian militants in the cities of Jaffa and Jerusalem. Also, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has test-fired a series of…
North Korea declared on state television that it had made its first test of a hydrogen bomb. The announcement was condemned around the world, including by China, an ally of the North. Meanwhile, the U.S. and South Korea expressed skepticism…
South Korea and Japan reached a breakthrough settlement of $8.3 million to resolve a decades-long dispute regarding Korean women forced into sex slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed the leader of South Korea to the White House Friday in a show of unity between close allies looking to deter nuclear-armed North Korea while leaving the door open to negotiations.
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