North Korean propaganda describes an all-out effort to fight a suspected COVID-19 outbreak that has sickened nearly 2 million people. But defectors say fear is palpable among North Korean citizens who lack access to hospital care and struggle to afford even basic medicine.
David Chou, the gunman behind an attack on a California church, nurtured a resentment toward the Taiwanese and reportedly had ties to a China-backed organization dedicated to furthering Beijing's goal of annexing the self-governing island, by force if necessary.
The discovery started with a retired air marshal's effort to save archives threatened when an air force museum in Bangkok flooded. He found a police officer's notes about a 1944 plane crash in northern Thailand that matched a U.S. reconnaissance flight where the pilot never returned.