North Korea

So this is happening. Seth Rogen and James Franco are getting some harsh criticism from Pyongyang for their newest movie, The Interview, in which the two play a TV host and producer sent to North Korea to assassinate leader Kim Jong-un. In fact, officials are calling it “an act of war.” “The act of making […]

First Lady Michelle Obama is slated to honor the late Dr. Maya Angelou during a private memorial service for the activist and poet this weekend. The White House confirmed that FLOTUS will deliver her remarks on Saturday at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou died last week at the age of 86. Read about […]

An apartment building in the North Korean capital collapsed in what state media described as a “serious accident” that caused an unspecified number of casualties. According to CNN: The unusual, apologetic report Sunday from the North’s state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the collapse took place Tuesday at the construction site of an apartment […]

Investigators searching a Washington, D.C. park for 8-year-old Relisha Rudd have discovered the body of a man believed to be her abductor, Kahlil Tatum. Police have not yet positively identified the body, but D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier told reporters that “everything we have is consistent with what (investigators) know about (Tatum’s) appearance,” adding that the […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin is flexing his muscles yet again. The country has deployed 30,000 military and militia units along its border with eastern Ukraine, according to U.S. and European sources familiar with official reporting. The 30,000 figure represents a significant increase from a figure of 20,000 Russian troops along the border that was widely reported in […]

He’s sorry, guys. Dennis Rodman apologized for the CNN interview where he implied that an American man detained in North Korea deserves to be imprisoned. He also admitted he was just a tad bit inebriated. Rodman was visiting the country to celebrate dictator Kim Jong Un’s birthday. “I want to apologize,” Rodman said. “I take full […]

Growing up, I loved Dennis Rodman.  I was a die-hard Knicks fan (still am), and if you’re from New York, you’re taught at a young age to never respect any opposing player, even Michael Jordan.  But for some reason, Rodman spoke to me. I’m talking about the “Bad Boys” Detroit Pistons’ Dennis Rodman. The one who worked […]

Gun control hit a bump in the road in the city of Chicago when a federal judge ruled Monday that the ban on the sale of handguns is unconstitutional. Although he wants to implement new gun control reform, U.S. District Court Judge Edmond E. Chang said the municipal ordinance goes “too far.” Chicago currently prohibits the […]

He’s back! Dennis Rodman has arrived with his whole gang in North Korea for buddy Kim Jong Un’s birthday Wednesday. The former NBA player recruited former players Cliff Robinson, Vin Baker, Craig Hodges, Doug Christie, and Charles D. Smith  for a special game to honor the dictator. Rodman dodged questions about politics with reporters and believes […]

Details on how North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his own uncle for “attempting to overthrow the state” have come to light — and they’re more graphic than you could imagine. According to a newspaper with close ties to China’s ruling Communist Party, Kim stripped Jang Song Thaek naked, threw him in a cage, and left […]

A New York man and a young child have died after jumping from a building on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. Police believe that 35-year-old Dmitriy Kanarikov jumped with his 3-year-old son from the 52-story building on Sunday after an alleged custody battle with his mother. By the time help arrived on the scene, the […]

It’s happening again. On Thursday, former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea to meet his “friend” and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, just days after it was revealed the dictator executed his own uncle in a political purge. But that didn’t stop Rodman. He’s in the country as part of a birthday […]