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Members of the Los Angeles Airport Police Color Guard transport the casket of U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Gantt to a hearse, after it was lowered from the plane, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 in Los Angeles. Sixty-three years after Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph E. Gantt went missing in action during the Korean War, his remains were returned to his 94-year-old widow in a solemn ceremony at Los Angeles International Airport before dawn Friday.  (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Andrew Renneisen, Pool)

Remains of US soldier lost in Korean War come home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sixty-three years after Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph E. Gantt went missing in action during the Korean War, his remains were returned to his 94-year-old widow in a solemn ceremony at […]

12/20/2013

North Korean naval vessel sank last month, reports say

  PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A North Korean naval vessel sank last month, killing an unspecified number of officers and sailors, according to North and South Korean media. The North’s official Korean Central News […]

11/04/2013

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrives at Pyongyang airport, North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)

Rodman in North Korea to visit his ‘friend’ Kim

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman landed Tuesday in North Korea and said he plans to hang out with authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un, have a good time and maybe bridge […]

09/03/2013

In this photo released by the South Korean Unification Ministry, head of the North Korean working-level delegation Park Yong Il shakes hand his South Korean counterpart Lee Duk-haeng, right, as he crosses border line to hold their meeting at the Peace House of south side of the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/South Korea Unification Ministry)

Koreas agree to reunions for first time in 3 years

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea agreed Friday to allow reunions next month of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, the first such meetings in three years and the latest conciliatory […]

08/23/2013

This May 26, 2013 satellite image taken by Astrium, and annotated and distributed by 38 North shows an unfinished new missile assembly building, top left, and control center, top right, at the Tonghae facility in North Korea. An eight-month construction standstill at the North Korean site meant to launch bigger and better long-range rockets may signal Pyongyang is slowing or even stopping development of larger rockets, according to a new analysis of recent satellite imagery. (AP Photo/Astrium - 38 North)

North Korea halts rocket launch-pad work

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has stopped construction work at a site meant to launch bigger and better long-range rockets, a possible sign that Pyongyang is slowing or even halting development of larger […]

07/23/2013

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Koreas begin talks on reopening joint factory park

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Government officials from North and South Korea met Wednesday in a North Korean border town to discuss how to restart a factory complex they ran until it was shut down […]

07/10/2013

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SKorea says several gov’t, private websites hacked

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said multiple government and private sector websites were hacked on Tuesday’s anniversary of the start of the Korean War, and Seoul issued a cyberattack alert warning officials and […]

06/24/2013

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Korea talks raise hopes; history may scuttle them

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas will hold their highest-level talks in years Wednesday in an effort to restore scrapped joint economic projects and ease animosity marked by recent threats of nuclear war. […]

06/10/2013

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Despite threats, risks temper Korea war tensions

TOKYO (AP) — As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, one thing remains certain: All sides have good reason to avoid an all-out war. The last one, six decades ago, killed an estimated 4 million people.

04/06/2013

South Korean trucks as they were refused for entry to North Korea's city of Kaesong. (AP Photo)

NKorea refuses to let SKoreans enter joint factory

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday barred South Korean managers and trucks delivering supplies from crossing the border to enter the Kaesong industrial park.

04/03/2013

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North Korea says it has cut last military hotline

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Raising tensions with South Korea yet again, North Korea cut its last military hotline with Seoul, saying there was no need to continue military communications between them in a situation “where a war may break out at any moment.”

03/27/2013

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N. Korea vows to cancel Korean War cease-fire

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea vowed Tuesday to cancel the 1953 cease-fire that ended the Korean War, citing a U.S.-led push for punishing U.N. sanctions over its recent nuclear test and ongoing U.S.-South Korean joint military drills.

03/05/2013

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