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  • S.F. plane crash: Victims identified as 16-year-old Chinese girls

    S.F. plane crash: Victims identified as 16-year-old Chinese girls
    The two passengers killed in a fiery plane crash in San Francisco were identified Sunday as two 16-year-old Chinese girls who may have been part of a group coming to the United States for summer camp.    Asiana Airlines identified the victims as Wang...
  • Asiana crew member sought 2nd pass at landing moments before crash

    Asiana crew member sought 2nd pass at landing moments before crash
    An Asiana Airlines crew member requested to abort his plane’s landing and go around for another pass less than two seconds before it crashed at San Francisco International Airport, according to federal investigators. Asked at a Sunday news...
  • The Week Ahead: North Korea conciliatory, Iran holds humdrum vote

    The Week Ahead: North Korea conciliatory, Iran holds humdrum vote
    North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...
  • North Korea fires sixth projectile in three days

    North Korea fires sixth projectile in three days
    SEOUL — North Korea continued firing short-range weapons over its own eastern waters Monday after a weekend of what it called “rocket launching tests” intended to bolster deterrence against enemy attack. South Korean officials were...
  • Global Voices: Pleas for Korean peace 60 years after fighting ended

    Global Voices: Pleas for Korean peace 60 years after fighting ended
    A conference to promote peace between communist and capitalist adversaries might sound like an antiquated notion in the post-Cold War era. But in this 60th anniversary year of the signing of the Korean War armistice, which suspended the fighting but...
  • Sun Myung Moon dies at 92; led controversial Unification Church

    Sun Myung Moon dies at 92; led controversial Unification Church
    The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the self-proclaimed Messiah from South Korea who led the Unification Church, one of the most controversial religious movements to sweep America in the 1970s, has died. He was 92. Moon, who had been hospitalized with pneumonia...
  • Ki Suh Park dies at 80; architect helped rebuild L.A. after riots

    Ki Suh Park dies at 80; architect helped rebuild L.A. after riots
    From rubble and wreckage, Ki Suh Park often saw possibility. It was so as he stood amid the destruction of the Korean War, when he resolved to study architecture and help rebuild his homeland. And it was so as he drove down Western Avenue after the 1992...
  • North Korea releases captured Chinese fishermen, boats

     
    North Korea released 29 captured Chinese fishermen and three fishing vessels, putting an end to a 13-day ordeal that raised questions about the stability of the Pyongyang regime....
  • South Korea school textbooks drop evolution examples

     
    Some major science textbook publishers for South Korea's secondary schools have deleted examples of Darwinism, bowing to petitions by a group that calls evolution "an unconfirmed theory."...
  • Tom Cruise is apparent victim of a 'shots fired' 'swatting' hoax

     
    Beverly Hills police surrounded actor Tom Cruise's home Thursday after a report of shots fired that appeared to be another "swatting" hoax, authorities said. Authorities were still investigating the call, which they said did not originate inside Cruise'...
  • North Korea reverses, says it won't accept flood aid from South

     
    North Korea reversed its decision to accept flood aid from South Korea on Wednesday, dealing a blow to hopes of an improvement in the two countries' relationship....