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US consults with Japan, South Korea on North Korea approach

Apr. 02, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

National security adviser Jake Sullivan consulted with his counterparts from Japan and South Korea on Friday as the Biden administration settles on its approach for dealing with North Korea, including its nuclear program. The Biden administration has yet to disclose how...

UN takes no action on latest North Korea missile tests

Mar. 30, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council took no action after a brief meeting Tuesday on North Korea’s latest ballistic missile tests, the first since U.S. President Joe Biden took office on Jan. 20 and a violation of U.N. sanctions. Council diplomats said all...

N. Korea calls South's leader 'a parrot raised by America'

Mar. 29, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called South Korea’s president “a parrot raised by America” Tuesday, resuming its trademark derisive rhetoric against its rivals amid renewed animosities on the Korean Peninsula. Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North...

US eyes additional UN action on N. Korea after missile tests

Mar. 29, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it's looking at “additional actions” that the United Nations might take to respond to North Korea’s recent missile tests. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield wasn’t specific about...

N. Korea accuses UN of double standard over missile firings

Mar. 28, 2021 21:28 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday accused the United Nations of a “double standard” over its reaction to the North’s recent missile launches, warning it of a serious consequence. Last week, North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into...

Baby teeth left from historic study now part of new study

Mar. 27, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harvard researchers studying how early-life exposures are relevant to lifelong health will examine baby teeth left over from the famous Baby Tooth Survey in St. Louis, a Cold War-era study that measured radioactive fallout in about 320,000 donated teeth. ...

North Korea snaps back at Biden over criticism of launches

Mar. 26, 2021 21:32 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday snapped back at President Joe Biden’s criticism of its ballistic missile tests, calling his comments a provocation and encroachment on the North’s right to self-defense and vowing to continuously expand its “most thoroughgoing and...

Shots in little arms: COVID-19 vaccine testing turns to kids

Mar. 26, 2021 10:29 AM EDT

The 9-year-old twins didn’t flinch as each received test doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine -- and then a sparkly bandage to cover the spot. “Sparkles make everything better,” declared Marisol Gerardo as she hopped off an exam table at Duke University to make way...

EXPLAINER: North Korean missiles getting more agile, evasive

Mar. 26, 2021 06:53 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In resuming its ballistic testing activity after a yearlong pause, North Korea has demonstrated a potentially nuclear-capable weapon that shows how it continues to expand its military capabilities amid a stalemate in diplomacy with the United States. ...

N Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response

Mar. 26, 2021 02:37 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday confirmed it had tested a new guided missile, as President Joe Biden warned of consequences if Pyongyang escalates tensions amid stalled nuclear negotiations. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said the two...