South and North Korean families separated by more than six decades of war, will have another chance to reunite in October. A deal was reached between the two countries after nearly 24 hours of negotiations. Only 100 families will be selected from each side to meet. North and South Korea are legally still at war since the conflict from 1950-53 ended in a truce, rather than a peace treaty.
Kim Jong-Un has apparently been watching The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. After North Korea threatened yet again to bomb a huge tower lit up like a Christmas tree, South Korea finally took it down. But the timing seems fishy to observers.
South Koreans are angry about the hundreds of people who died in last month's ferry disaster. In an effort to try to ameliorate the situation, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye went on national TV to apologize for the disaster and to vow changes to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Today, the country's president called the actions of the captain and crew of the ferry "tantamount to murder." More details of the tragedy are emerging which seem to point to a series of bad decisions after the ship began sinking.
South Koreans have been consuming high-end coffee drinks like crazy, until recently. Now an economic slump is pushing against the lattes.
North Koreans have been using crystal meth as a substitute for expensive and hard to get medicines. But reporter Jason Strother tells host Marco Werman that the drug is creating a serious addiction problem.
North Korea reportedly moved a missile of "considerable range" to its eastern coast. The move could be in preparation for a military attack on U-S or South Korean targets in the region, though observers still think that's unlikely.
Rev. Sun Myung Moon, whose followers are known as "Moonies," was a controversial religious leader who proclaimed to be the Messiah. He met with many world leaders during his life, including North Korea's Kim Il-Sung.
Song Byeok does satirical art critical of the North Korean regime, including a painting of Marilyn Monroe's body, with the head of Kim Jong Il.