June 29, 2011 The wire service says it will be "the first permanent text and photo bureau operated by a Western news organization in the North Korean capital."
June 29, 2011 It happened during training in North Korea, the women soccer team's manager says, and may have affected their play. Verifying the claim, of course, may be impossible.
June 2, 2011 Coming from a country where the leader is called "the son of God" and where the official news agency has reported about a "mysterious natural wonder" involving his birthplace, the "news" probably shouldn't be too much of a shock. China was No. 1.
May 27, 2011 North Korea will reportedly free American businessman Jun Young-su, who was arrested last November and accused of 'committing a crime' against that country, according to Yonhap. The Los Angeles Times says Young-su was reportedly charged with illegal Christian missionary activity
May 20, 2011 Mississippi River crests in Vicksburg, Miss.; concerns about oil and gas wells in projected flood zone; Libya has released foreign journalists; U.S. diplomats attacked in Pakistan; Japanese nuclear utility loses billions as leader resigns; one of North Korea's leaders is visiting China.
April 14, 2011 Congress votes today on the compromise budget bill and votes tomorrow on the GOP's proposed 2012 budget; fewer homes were in foreclosure during the first quarter of the year; a Korean American has been detained in North Korea; and a reflection on the surreality of reporting in Tripoli, Libya
January 11, 2011 Of concern: The possibility of North Korea developing a nuclear weapon and a long-range capability.
December 23, 2010 North Korea warns of 'sacred war'; explosive device wounds worker at Swiss embassy in Rome; Obama's Christmas vacation; Emperor Akihito turns 77
December 20, 2010 California torrential rain; Korea tension; British terror arrests; UConn women's basketball team ties winning record
December 17, 2010 North Korea is threatening retaliation if South Korea follows through on planned live-fire military drills on the same island that was the scene of a deadly artillery barrage from the North on November 23rd.
December 16, 2010 US Afghan strategy; Irish abortion policy; Bill Richardson visits North Korea; fighting in Ivory Coast; Julian Assange bail hearing
December 6, 2010 The two leaders discussed the North's recent deadly shelling of a South Korean island and the further escalation of tensions along the world's most dangerous border.