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Survey: More Than 2,000 Christians Killed Worldwide In 2013 Because Of Their Faith

A new survey finds that there were more than 2,000 reported cases worldwide of Christians killed because of their faith in 2013, nearly doubling the total from 2012.

01/08/2014

The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain "dangerous weak links" in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: ‘Dangerous Weak Links’ In Security Of World’s Nuclear Materials

The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain “dangerous weak links” in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.

01/08/2014

The White House says it would not have approved former NBA player Dennis Rodman's latest trip to North Korea if it had any say in the matter.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

White House: Government Has No Say In Approving Rodman North Korea Trips

The White House says it would not have approved former NBA player Dennis Rodman’s latest trip to North Korea if it had any say in the matter.

01/07/2014

Dennis Rodman checks in to his flight to North Korea at Beijing's international airport. (Getty Images)

Rodman and Ex-NBA All-Stars Arrive in North Korea

Former Chicago Bull says planned exhibition game will be a birthday present for Kim Jong Un.

01/06/2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un recently ordered the execution of an uncle. (Getty Images)

North Korea Threatens To Strike South ‘Without Notice’

North Korean threats come after anti-Pyongyang protests in the South.

12/20/2013

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Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea

Rodman says he expects to meet with Kim Jong Un and make arrangements for an exhibition basketball game in Pyongyang.

12/19/2013

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US Vet Merrill Newman, 85, Home From North Korea

A tired but smiling 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained in North Korea for several weeks returned home to applause from supporters, yellow ribbons tied to pillars outside his home and the warm embrace of his family.

12/08/2013

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves to the crowd.  (credit: ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)

NKorea Says It Deported US Tourist And War Vet

North Korea says it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country.

12/06/2013

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives at an event. (credit: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Vet Detained In North Korea Oversaw Guerrilla Group

Six decades before he went to North Korea as a curious tourist, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.

12/03/2013

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Family: American Detained In NKorea In Good Health

The family of an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month in North Korea said Saturday the Swedish ambassador has seen the man and found him to be in good health.

12/01/2013

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