North Korea

North Korean soldiers at the military parade in Pyongyang of the 60th anniversary of the conclusion of the Korean War. Pyongyang, North Korea. Circa July 2013. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Trump has four main options for stopping North Korean missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Jong Un became the first head of…

 

In this image made from video by North Korean broadcaster KRT, military officers applaud as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives speech at the party congress in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Saturday. (KRT via AP Video)

Kim Jong Un says North Korea won’t use nuclear weapons first

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his…

 

A North Korean traffic police woman directs vehicles at a street junction while behind her the sidewalk is decorated with flags of the ruling party, the Workers' Party on Thursday in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

North Korea readies for its biggest political show in years

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Its capital has been duly spruced up, the…

 

American student Otto Warmbier speaks as Warmbier is presented to reporters Monday in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

North Korea puts tearful detained American before cameras

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea presented a detained American student before…

American student Otto Warmbier speaks as Warmbier is presented to reporters Monday in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, walks with Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., left, to the chamber for the vote to impose more stringent sanctions on North Korea for willfully violating international law by pushing ahead with its nuclear weapons program and for what they say are flagrant violations of international law, at the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

WASHINGTON — Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, walks with Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., left, to the chamber for the vote to impose more stringent sanctions on North Korea for willfully violating international law by pushing ahead with its nuclear weapons program and for what they say are flagrant violations of international law, at the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

North Korea’s new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

TOKYO — Here's a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea's newest…

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,  answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  on Saturday. (David Goldman/AP)

Rubio put on the defensive at GOP debate after rise in polls

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in…

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,  answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  on Saturday. (David Goldman/AP)
A TV screen shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a shop in Tokyo on Wednesday. North Korea said it conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb test Wednesday, a defiant and surprising move that, if confirmed, would be a huge jump in Pyongyang's quest to improve its still-limited nuclear arsenal. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Condemnation, doubt greet North Korea’s H-bomb announcement

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's declaration that it had tested a…

A TV screen shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a shop in Tokyo on Wednesday. North Korea said it conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb test Wednesday, a defiant and surprising move that, if confirmed, would be a huge jump in Pyongyang's quest to improve its still-limited nuclear arsenal. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
A man locks a shutter of his shop after an evacuation order is issued to the residents and visitors at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)

Tensions rise in Korea as shells fired over DMZ

PYONGYANG, North Korea — South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at…

A man locks a shutter of his shop after an evacuation order is issued to the residents and visitors at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
Men in traditional outfits ring a bell to mark the new time zone during a ceremony, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Dita Alangkara/AP)

North Korea celebrates new time zone, ‘Pyongyang Time’

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea now has its own time zone.…

Men in traditional outfits ring a bell to mark the new time zone during a ceremony, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Dita Alangkara/AP)
In this April 9, 2015 photo, a journalist sits near the North Korean cargo ship Mu Du Bong, anchored in the port of Tuxpan, Mexico, after it accidentally ran aground off Mexico in July 2014. (Felix Marquez/AP)

North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case

UNITED NATIONS — Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting…

In this April 9, 2015 photo, a journalist sits near the North Korean cargo ship Mu Du Bong, anchored in the port of Tuxpan, Mexico, after it accidentally ran aground off Mexico in July 2014. (Felix Marquez/AP)
A notification which reads, "Warning! You can't connect to this website because it's in blacklist site" is seen on both a computer screen and on a smartphone screen in Pyongyang, North Korea. Warnings are appearing on Instagram accounts in North Korea that claim access to the popular photo-sharing app is being denied and the site is blacklisted for harmful content. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Instagram users in N. Korea warned site put on blacklist

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Warnings are appearing on Instagram accounts in North…

A notification which reads, "Warning! You can't connect to this website because it's in blacklist site" is seen on both a computer screen and on a smartphone screen in Pyongyang, North Korea. Warnings are appearing on Instagram accounts in North Korea that claim access to the popular photo-sharing app is being denied and the site is blacklisted for harmful content. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Richard Vogel/APA computer screen shows Sony Pictures' film

Sony broadly releases 'The Interview' in sudden reversal

Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly…

Richard Vogel/APA computer screen shows Sony Pictures' film
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Hackers warn not to release 'The Interview' in any form

Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony Pictures Entertainment, gloating over…

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Jordan Strauss/Invision/APIn this Oct. 4

Media hound wrong Amy Pascal in Sony hacking attack

Being mistaken for a Hollywood celebrity is usually a cause for celebration.…

Jordan Strauss/Invision/APIn this Oct. 4
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Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?

The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears…

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
AP Photo/Nick Ut

Sony hackers reference 9/11 in new threats against theaters

Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie…

AP Photo/Nick Ut
AP Photo/Nick Ut

Sony denies it will soon name North Korea as hacker

Sony Pictures said Wednesday that the investigation into the cyberattack that crippled…

AP Photo/Nick Ut
Johnny Nunez/WireImageDennis Rodman attends Sean Diddy Combs Ciroc The New Years Eve Party at his home on December 31

Scoop: Dennis Rodman tries to undo North Korea outburst

Dennis Rodman made another spectacle of himself by going back to North…

Johnny Nunez/WireImageDennis Rodman attends Sean Diddy Combs Ciroc The New Years Eve Party at his home on December 31
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U.S. vet who returned from North Korea says confession was coerced

The 85-year-old Korean War veteran from the U.S. who was detained for…

Ben Margot/AP ImagesMerrill Newman