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NKorean Leader Opens Cemetary For War 'Heroes'

Agence France Presse | Giles Hewitt | Posted 09.24.2013 | World

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inaugurated a new cemetery for heroes of the Korean War on Thursday, watched by thousands of veterans and their famili...

Obama To Honor Korean War Anniversary

AP | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Saturday will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the suspension of the 1950-1953 Korean War. The White ...

Honoring Our 'Forgotten Heroes'

Hannah Kim | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact
Hannah Kim

Afraid that many young people like me might not be aware, I am writing to invite them to salute America's 1.8 million-plus "Forgotten Heroes" as our nation commemorates the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Day on July 27.

Tell It Like It Is

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 09.12.2013 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

He backed up a couple of steps, held the door open for me, and, with a smile, said, "You first, old man." When I tell my friends about this, they say, "That was really an unkind thing for him to say." But I tell my family and friends how much I appreciated his comment, because it reflected the truth.

A Glimmer in the Dark

Dr. Dohee Kim-Appel | Posted 06.30.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Dohee Kim-Appel

If one is a prisoner, are we not all in some way, a prisoner also? Hyeonseo Lee fought for her family and their lives. One may not know what they are capable of until tested.

First Screening In 60 Years

AP | ELIZABETH SHIM | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment

SEOUL, South Korea — For decades, South Korean film buffs thought all their country's moviemaking from the Korean War era was lost forever. And ...

South Korean Government Websites Shut Down

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has issued a cyberattack alert after government websites shut down on the anniversary of the start of the Korea...

What About Bob? Mad Men, Episode 12

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 08.18.2013 | TV
James Marshall Crotty

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon...

Washington's Monuments in Minutes? Yes, You Can!

Kari Haugeto | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Did I say "all" the monuments in one day"? Yeah, more or less.

Courage: Getting on the Plane is Easy; It's the Before and After

Marie Woolf | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Marie Woolf

An Air Force veteran could only say to me today, finding it almost impossible: "You'd better be sure who you're voting for." His eyes were filled with tears.

In Border City, China Bonded To NKorea By Common American Enemy

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | World

By Ben Blanchard DANDONG, China, May 1 (Reuters) - Peering at graphic pictures of supposed U.S. biological warfare efforts during the ...

It's Not My Father's Republican Party Anymore

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
BJ Gallagher

Today, Dad calls himself "a former Republican." He didn't leave his political party -- his party left him.

The Korea Crisis: Will Events Simply Run Their Course Till the End of 'Foal Eagle?'

William Bradley | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
William Bradley

I wonder if the current crisis with North Korea might just end around the time that Exercise Foal Eagle does. That's this year's annual joint military exercise by the U.S. and South Korea, running from March 1 through April 30.

LOOK: Rare Photos Of Pre-Korean War Rebellion

Posted 04.10.2013 | World

As North Korea steps up its blustering rhetoric, LIFE magazine offers a rare glimpse at history and provides much-needed context to analyze the region...

North Korea: 'Madcap Nuclear War Maneuvers'

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 06.10.2013 | World
Aiko Stevenson

Although North Korea has a long tradition of eccentric behavior, this latest line of saber rattling has set a dangerous and reckless precedent.

The Significance of April 15th for North Korea

Kerry Patton | Posted 06.10.2013 | World
Kerry Patton

Missiles have been moved, the Kaesong Industrial Complex is on the brink of a complete shutdown, and the world is waiting to see whether Kim Jong Un's militant rhetoric is all one giant bluff.

Seoul in a State of War

Jarrod S. Chlapowski | Posted 06.09.2013 | World
Jarrod S. Chlapowski

South Korea is always in a state of war with its Northern neighbor. Today is no different from yesterday, last year, or even 10 years ago. Tomorrow, next week, next year will follow the same pattern.

Historical Military Provocations Prove North and South Korea Tolerance

Kerry Patton | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Kerry Patton

Tensions are high on the Korean Peninsula but is anything taking place there really new? That answer is obvious. Nothing taking place between the two Koreas is new. Hopefully, the culturally accepted principle of tolerance on the Peninsula goes unchanged as well.

LOOK: Marilyn Visits The Marines

Posted 04.04.2013 | Women

Most images of Marilyn Monroe show her dolled up in her Hollywood finest, dripping sex and glamour. So when we came across this image of her looking a...

War Costs Have Longer Effect Than Previously Thought

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics

OLYMPIA, Wash. — If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service m...

South Koreans React To North's Threats With Apathy, Skepticism

AP | SAM KIM | Posted 03.09.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- Nearly two decades ago, South Koreans cleared store shelves after a North Korean threat to turn Seoul into a "sea of fire" raise...

Would Ending The Korean Ceasefire Lead To War?

AP | FOSTER KLUG, HYUNG-JIN KIM and SAM KIM | Posted 05.06.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — The armistice that ended the Korean War in 1953 is, at best, a fragile thing: The countries overseeing it have formally acc...

Veteran's Remains Return To LA After 62 Years M.I.A.

The Bakersfield Californian | Steven Mayer | Posted 04.29.2013 | Los Angeles

Sixty-two years after he was lost to the fire of war, the remains of Roosevelt Clark are finally coming home this week. Clark, a Bakersfield High Sch...

Soldier Being Buried 62 Years After Disappearance

AP | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

CUMBERLAND, Md. -- A Maryland family is saying goodbye to a Korean War soldier 62 years after he disappeared. The Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.l...

NKorea's Neighbors Ready Armies Following Nuke Test

AP | FOSTER KLUG and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 02.13.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea's neighbors bolstered their military preparations and mobilized scientists Wednesday to determine whether Pyongyang'...