US flies B-1B over South in show of force against N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States has flown a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea in part of a massive combined aerial exercise involving hundreds of warplanes, a clear warning after Nor...

US bombers from Guam conduct exercise over Korean Peninsula

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two U.S. supersonic bombers have flown over the Korean Peninsula in bombing exercises that are also a show of force against North Korea ahead of President Donald Trump's firs...

The Latest: Trump explains 'calm before storm' remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the United States and North Korea over its development of nuclear weapons (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Do...

As Trump threatens North Korea, is US practicing for war?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Does the ominous rhetoric from President Donald Trump and repeated flights by U.S. strategic bombers over the Korean Peninsula mean Washington is readying for what many feel is unthi...

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MALAYSIA-NORTH KOREA — Security videos showing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader being attacked at a Malaysian airport and the two suspects hurrying away afterward were presented at t...

The Latest: US B-1B bombers from Guam drill off SKorea coast

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The United States has staged a show of force meant to dete...

The Latest: US flies mission in airspace east of North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-North Korean tensions (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okina...

What is North Korea's Kim Jong Un trying prove with H-bomb?

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea put on an extraordinary two-part show of its nuclear ambitions Sunday, releasing photos of leader Kim Jong Un next to what it described as a H-bomb for an ICBM, then actually ...

US flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N.Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military says the United States flew B-1B supersonic bombers and F-35 fighter jets over South Korea in a show of force following North Korea's latest ballistic ...

Analysis: Is North Korea winning deterrence war with US?

TOKYO (AP) — Conventional wisdom says that if North Korea were ever to use its nuclear weapons, it would be an act of suicide. But brace yourself for what deterrence experts call the "theory of victor...

Analysis: To launch or not? Either way, North Korea may gain

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If, after all the fanfare, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doesn't actually launch missiles toward Guam, many may write the whole episode off as another of the North's seemin...

Will NKorea's Kim pull the trigger? Possible signs to watch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tensions between the United States and North Korea tend to flare suddenly and fade almost as quickly — but the latest escalation won't likely go away quite so easily. ...

Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's announcement that it is finalizing a plan to launch four ballistic missiles over Japan toward the island of Guam has touched off a series of fiery threats from ...

Xi calls for calm after Trump says US is 'locked and loaded'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea in a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trum...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...