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The ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible transport vessel during the salvage operation in waters off the island of Jindo on Sunday. On Tuesday, South Korean officials said remains believed to be from some of the missing victims were recovered by salvage workers. AP hide caption

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Workers attempt to salvage the sunken Sewol ferry in waters off the island of Jindo, South Korea. The Sewol sank in April 2014, killing more than 300 people. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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"The policy of strategic patience has ended," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (left) said Friday of dealing with North Korea. Tillerson is visiting South Korea; he's seen here alongside South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul. Jung Yeon-Je/AP hide caption

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The U.S. has begun deploying the Terminal High Altitude Aerial Defense - THAAD - an anti-missile system meant to defend South Korea against attacks from the North. The first components arrived in South Korea last week. U.S. Forces Korea hide caption

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A Long List Of Challenges Awaits Rex Tillerson In Asia

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Korean peninsula analyst Robert E. Kelly earned widespread empathy after his kids provided an expected spot of comic relief in a live appearance on the BBC on Friday. BBC News Cards Against Humanity via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Ousted South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye, center, arrives at her private home in Seoul, South Korea, on Sunday. She vacated the presidential palace and returned to her home two days after the Constitutional Court removed her from office. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Korean peninsula analyst Robert E. Kelly earned widespread empathy after his kids provided an expected spot of comic relief in a live appearance on the BBC on Friday. BBC News Cards Against Humanity via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A supporter cries during a rally opposing President Park Geun-hye's impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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South Korean President's Impeachment Triggers Clashes And Questions

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Supporters of South Korean President Park Geun-hye stage a rally opposing her impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul on Friday. People gathered ahead of the court ruling on whether Park would be removed from office over a corruption scandal. The sign reads "South Korean President Park Geun-hye." Recent polling showed a 3-1 margin in favor of impeachment. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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South Korean Judges Uphold President Park Geun-hye's Impeachment

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In this photo provided by U.S. Forces Korea, trucks carrying U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system arrive at the Osan air base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea on Monday. U.S. Force Korea via AP hide caption

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U.S. Fast-Tracks Missile Defense System To South Korea, Drawing China's Ire

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Two mobile launchers landed in South Korea late Monday, part of a missile defense system that the U.S. military says is meant to defend the country against a North Korean attack. U.S. Forces Korea hide caption

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On Feb. 13, people in Pyongyang watch a public broadcast regarding the Feb. 12 launch of a long-range ballistic missile at an undisclosed location — the first fired in Donald Trump's presidency. The U.N. Security Council on Feb. 13 unanimously condemned the missile test by North Korea. Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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S. Korea: North Test-Fires Handful Of 'Unknown Projectiles' Into Japan Waters

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The North Korean flag flaps behind barbed wire at the North Korean Embassy on Sunday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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