"To be honest, I'm more worried about the projectiles from the typhoons when we get strong winds than whatever projectiles Kim Jong-un says he will launch on Guam," says Janice Furukawa, 58. Other Guam residents agree.
North Korea's sabre-rattling toward the United States is mostly hot air for those of us living in the mainland United States. But a tiny U.S. outpost west of Hawaii, Guam, is within range of North Korea's missiles. But they're still not worried.
There's speculation that the North could be planning to launch a missile against an American target this week. Experts don't seem to think that's likely. But which if any American target would be within reach of a North Korean missile?
Tensions remain at a fever pitch between the U.S. and South Korea on one side and North Korea on the other. But academics say the way to dial down the pressure is for American officials to reach out. But should the U.S. give North Koreans what they're so clearly looking for?
Tensions on the Korean peninsula are running high, with North Korea vowing to take pre-emptive military strikes against South Korea and U.S. forces around the Pacific Ocean, while the South is promising to respond to any aggression with bullets first, and politics later.
The days of public radio and television being a refuge from political ads may be over, at least for public broadcasters on the U.S. west coast. A court ruling there will allow public broadcasters to begin accepting political ads immediately.
Recent demandeds that US forces be moved off the Japanese island of Okinawa mean there are plans to move some Okinawa Marines to Guam. Mary Kay Magistad reports plans for the military build-up there have ignited soul-searching.
The US Pacific Island territory of Guam is notable not just for its US military bases; Guam is also the world's leading consumer per capita, of Spam. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports about the Guamanian craze for processed meat.
The U.S. military plans to redeploy thousands of Marines and their families to Guam from the Japanese island of Okinawa.
The population of Guam is expected to increase by 50% in the next four years. That's because the U.S. plans to redeploy thousands of Marines from the Japanese island of Okinawa. It threatens to strain Guam's infrastructure as Akiko Fujita reports.