By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Blasting off just one week before South Korea's presidential election, North Korea's rocket launch appears aimed at not only capturing the attention of the wider world but also of affecting politics south of the demilitarized zone.
The eldest daughter of former authoritarian President Park Chung-hee has been chosen as South Korea's conservative ruling party's presidential candidate.
Nine Peruvian miners were rescued Wednesday after six days trapped in an abandoned copper mine.
The new U.S. ambassador to South Korea tried to stay out of the country's bruising politics in his first public speech Tuesday but ended up being dragged into a bitter fight over U.S.-Korea trade.