Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Handout . / Reuters
Seoul: North Korea Promises Transparency In Dismantling Of Nuclear Site
By Hyonhee Shin, Reuters
Kim Jong Un has pledged to close the country’s nuclear test site in May in full view of the outside world
Peace On The Korean Peninsula
North and South Korea have announced a formal end to the Korean war. They say it will pave the way for denuclearization, but offered little specifics.
Leslie Jones Is Olympic Commentary Perfection
Emmy-nominated “Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones has started her hysterical reporting on the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea as part of NBC’s official coverage team.
Damir Sagolj / Reuters
Kim Jong Un To Send Sister To Winter Olympics As Part Of North Korean Delegation
It's unclear whether her appearance is intended as a propaganda tool or an opening for dialogue.
NBC via Getty Images
We Can Expect Comedic Gold From Leslie Jones' Coverage Of The Upcoming Olympics
“Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones will report from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.
Handout via Getty Images
Fire At South Korean Hospital Claims Dozens Of Lives
By Christine Kim, Reuters
Many patients “walked though fire and smoke” to escape the blaze.
- via Getty Images
North And South Korea To Form Unified Ice Hockey Team, March Together In Winter Olympics
By Hyonhee Shin and Christine Kim, Reuters
The two Koreas will march together under a unified peninsula flag at the opening ceremony.
POOL New / Reuters
North, South Korea Agree To Resolve Issues Through Dialogue
It's the first time the two countries held talks since 2015.
Trump’s Bigger Button Brag
Donald Trump has kicked off the year by bragging to North Korea about the size and power of his ‘Nuclear Button’.
Han Myung-Gu via Getty Images
K-Pop Boy Band Singer Jonghyun Dead At 27
He was the lead vocalist of one of South Korea's most popular groups.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters
U.S. Bombers Fly Over Korean Peninsula In Show Of Force
By By Christine Kim and Eric Beech, Reuters
The move comes amid high tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
Attack On North Korea Could Spare Allies, Secretary Mattis Says. Analysts Aren't So Sure.
“I don’t know what plan would not put Seoul at risk," said one expert about military options.
This Crazy Hair Nail Art Will Definitely Make You Squirm
Courtesy Tony Choi
When You're Queer And Undocumented, The DACA Stakes Are Higher
"For a lot of us, going back to our home countries isn’t an option because of our queerness."
Bloomberg via Getty Images
Despite Trump's Digs, Seoul Is Aggressively Trying To Deter North Korea
"It undermines an ally's confidence and it really gives aid and sustenance to North Korea," an expert said of the president's latest comments.
Chung Sung-Jun via Getty Images
South Koreans Are Surprisingly Unfazed By Surging Nuclear Tensions
By Nick Visser and Julie Yoon, HuffPost/HuffPost Korea
“Because Kim Jong Un keeps launching missiles, I just think: ‘Oh, there goes another one,’” one Seoul resident said.
JEON HEON-KYUN via Getty Images
South Korea Says Trump Will Seek Seoul's Approval Before Any Action On North Korea
By Christine Kim and Cynthia Kim, Reuters
South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged North Korea not to make further provocations.
In Seoul, Confusion And Apathy Surround City's 3,200 Bomb Shelters
“I am not worried about North Korea. At all," an American retiree in South Korea says.
Photo by Michał Parzuchowski on Unsplash
8 Ways To Make The Most Of An Airport Layover
International Protocol Expert, Best Selling Author, Cross-Cult...
From a 5-hour direct flight to a 24-hour itinerary including lengthy layovers, the journey to the destination can range from
11 Gorgeous Illustrations That Capture The Sensual Side Of Love
“I try to capture the feeling of touch.”
A Beautiful Thing Happened When 'Jesus' Faced Off With Pride Protesters
Curtis M. Wong
He's cool with it, folks.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site