North Korea, already arguably the most politically isolated nation on the planet, continues to rattle its saber through a series of weapons tests and other threatening actions and statements. Meanwhile, the majority of its people continue to live in conditions of hardship.
Magazine cutouts of Michael Jackson, stylish young rockers and characters from the "Twilight" series cover the walls of Stephanie DiCara's bedroom in North Barrington, where a nurse watches closely over the ventilator that keeps the young woman alive. […]
Minutes before he fatally shot his two developmentally disabled adult children and terminally ill wife, Frank Stack phoned a friend and calmly revealed his plan to kill them and then commit suicide, police said Tuesday. […]