North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches what North Korea claims was its first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile on July 4, 2017.<br>Courtesy of KCNA

North Korean missile worries grow on eve of armistice anniversary

Concern about North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program rose Wednesday as officials prepared to mark the 64th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.

American-Japanese couple juggles marriage with service to their respective nations

The Reeds, who wed in 2012 and have two children, met while both were stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni. Through careful coordination with their respective services, they managed to secure orders for both to be stationed at Yokosuka.

China fires back at US accusations over aerial encounter

China on Tuesday denied its fighter jet pilots operated dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision.

North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, US officials warn in new assessment

The new assessment by the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency shaves a full two years off the consensus forecast for North Korea's ICBM program.

Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools

Duterte late Monday demanded the tribal schools in the south be abandoned and threatened to have them bombed.

South Korean students cycle cross-country to bring awareness to WWII 'comfort women'

For about 4,000 miles, cycling from Los Angeles to New York, two students are hoping to bring awareness to women and girls who were forced into prostitution by the Japanese army during World War II.

Trial set for Hawaii soldier accused of trying to aid ISIS

A federal judge Monday scheduled a trial date in September for Wheeler Army Airfield soldier Ikaika Erik Kang on four counts of trying to provide support to the Islamic State.

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