MOKPO, South Korea | The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said w…
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, …
South Korea is dealing with growing controversy concerning efforts by intelligence operatives to influence domestic politics. Agents of the National Intelligence Service have admitted to secret work to elect President Park Geun-hye. The Cyberwarfare Command of the South Korea Army has been a…
The only time Fred Schultz so much as felt menaced in his 15-month stint as an Air Force radio operator in the Korean War was during a torch-lit May Day demonstration outside his fence-protected base in 1953.
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HAMMOND | Yohan Yi has a powerful voice and he is not afraid to share it.
SOCHI, Russia | For organization, the Sochi Games deserve a solid 7 marks out of 10. Unless, of course, you had to shower in cold, brown water in an unfinished mountain hotel and griped about it to #SochiProblems on Twitter.
SOCHI, Russia | Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea.
SOCHI, Russia | South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics say there have been no talks with North Korea about forming a joint team for the games.
"Nattering nabobs of negativism" is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, vice president in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption.
HAMMOND | For any commuting college student who has ever complained about a lack of convenient parking on campus, meet Purdue University Calumet’s Morgan Walker.
North Korea’s official source of information and incendiary insults, the Korean Central News Agency, announced Friday the regime has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un.
INDIANAPOLIS | Purdue University continues to have the second-most international students among U.S. public universities, and is closing the gap on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The United States may have averted a debt default, and ended the federal government shutdown, but costly political reverberations continue. The experience of Democratic and Republican leaders frozen in unmoving partisan positions has been unnerving, abroad and at home.
The fresh air of freedom is pervasive in South Korea. A visit to Seoul provides direct dramatic impressions of the strength and confidence of this remarkable people. The capital city of the nation is only fifty miles from the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), within range of North Korean artillery a…
The Korean War was unlike any the United States had fought before, in part because it technically wasn't a war.
A major investigation has been launched into whether foreign steelmakers are dumping subsidized steel in the United States at cut-rate prices.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and other members of the Congressional Steel Caucus are calling for a crackdown on the illegal dumping of steel that has been subsidized by foreign counties.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has directed all flags flown at Indiana state-supported facilities be lowered to half-staff Saturday to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice.
North Korea’s propaganda reference to the "venomous swish" of the skirt of South Korea President Park Geun-hye is loaded with symbolism, mostly unintended.
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