| Dec 31, 2009
North Korea reaffirmed its commitment to a nuclear-free Korean peninsula in a New Year's message Friday, brightening the prospect that Pyongyang may rejoin the stalled international talks aimed at ending its nuclear weapons programs.
"It is the...
| Mar 13, 2010
| 7:36 AM
A hospital official says former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is recovering after being hospitalized in the South Korean capital with stomach pains.
Severance Hospital spokesman Lee Sung-man said today that Kissinger would be released on...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 11:42 AM
SEOUL, South Korea -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was released from a hospital in the South Korean capital Sunday after recovering from stomach pains, a hospital spokesman said.
Kissinger's condition was "not serious" while he was...
| Mar 26, 2010
| 1:34 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Word that a South Korean naval ship sank in the tense waters around the disputed maritime border with communist North Korea set off panic: The president convened an emergency meeting and the military dispatched a fleet of ships....
| May 26, 2010
| 10:14 AM
ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- The Obama administration expects China to join in the international criticism of North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship.
After U.S.-China discussions this week in Beijing, senior American officials say...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 11:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Citing a new nuclear reality, President Barack Obama urged world leaders Tuesday to reach beyond traditional means of avoiding nuclear conflict and agree on new measures to stop terrorists from getting their hands on atomic arms.
| Nov 25, 2010
| 4:45 AM
South Korea's defense minister has resigned over the handling of a deadly North Korean artillery attack. The South Korean government says President Lee Myung-bak has accepted the resignation of Kim Tae-young.
The announcement Thursday followed the...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:46 AM
President Barack Obama's jobs bill, a relatively modest effort given the risks the economy faces and the toll that extended joblessness has taken on American workers, is bogged down in a divided Congress and is about to get more so. Senate leaders are...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak are promoting a new trade deal by visiting an auto plant in Michigan, a state battered by Asian car imports, in a rare joint appearance outside of Washington by a U....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:05 AM
While NFL owners and players appear to be inching toward a resolution of the league's long lockout, a group of retired players is clamoring to be more involved in the discussions.
The group filed a class-action complaint against the owners and current...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
SUNAN, North Korea (AP) — It’s an unlikely sight: hundreds of ostriches, a bird native to sunny Africa, squatting and squabbling in the morning chill on a sprawling farm in North Korea. Even stranger: In winter, some wear quilted vests....