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Bergdahl’s free, but what about other Americans held captive abroad?

By Ryan Hill
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Foreign Policy | The woman in a black headdress and the man in a blue smock shirt have had enough of their Asian vacation. They never planned to stay past her due date, or to…

Baptist missionary sentenced to lifetime of hard labor in North Korea

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Persecution | North Korea has sentenced South Korean Baptist missionary Kim Jung Wook (or Kim Jung Uk, according to North Korean spelling) to a lifetime of hard labor for…

Web Reads: WWI photos, North Korean souvenirs, and sky-high rent

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Pictures of war. The Atlantic began running a 10-part series featuring photographs of World War I. Part one sets the stage for the war with a 1910 photo of nine…

Midday Roundup: Tornadoes torture South for second night

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Southern sorrow. Tens of thousands of Southerners are without power today after a devastating storm system roared across portions of Oklahoma, Louisiana,

North Korean drones surrender to the South

By Rob Holmes
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North Korea | Three recently captured drones provide the first concrete evidence that North Korea is using unmanned aircraft to infiltrate South Korean airspace, including…

UN Council calls for action against North Korea

By Daniel James Devine
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North Korea | The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday called on world powers to hold officials in North Korea accountable for atrocities committed within the…

North Korea: Move on, Jesus. There’s nothing to do here

By Sophia Lee
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North Korea | Weeks after Australian missionary John Short was deported from North Korea for “anti-state” religious acts, the state-controlled news website Uriminzokkiri

Globe Trot: Western leaders mull Crimea response

By Mindy Belz
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International | EUROPE: President Barack Obama is in the Netherlands today, meeting with the Group of 8 leaders—minus Russian President Vladimir Putin—as Western…

Running from the regime

By Daniel James Devine & Sophia Lee
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North Korea | North Korean escapees tell stories of brainwashing, abuse, and survival

Globe Trot: Terrorism remains a possibility in Malaysian plane’s disappearance

By Mindy Belz
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International | MALAYSIA:Malaysian authorities now admit they may have picked up radar signals from disappeared Malaysian Air flight 370 nearly 100 miles west of the…

Globe Trot: Iraq’s Anbar Province continues to unravel

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: A string of bombings across central Iraq continues the unraveling situation in Anbar Province. A February bombing at Fallujah’s hospital forced…

Fleeing hell

Fleeing hell

By Daniel James Devine & Sophia Lee
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North Korea | North Korean defectors are shedding light on dark human rights abuses in their native land—and some are telling of the light they found

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