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North Korea Reportedly Moves Missiles Off Launch Status

North Korea Reportedly Moves Missiles Off Launch StatusNorth Korea has reportedly moved two medium-range missiles away from a launch site in the country's east in an apparent ratcheting down of tensions in the region.

North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen To 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen To 15 Years Hard LaborNorth Korea has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years in one of the country's notorious labor camps for allegedly attempting to overthrow the Pyongyang government.

U.S. Said To Be Leaning Toward Arming Syrian Rebels

U.S. Said To Be Leaning Toward Arming Syrian RebelsAs the U.S. considers a "spectrum of military options" it could take to assist the groups battling against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, the Obama administration is leaning toward giving lethal arms to some of those rebels, a senior administration official has told NPR's Kelly McEvers.

In Japan: Running Out Of Places To Put Radioactive Water

In Japan: Running Out Of Places To Put Radioactive WaterThe Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is faced with a new crisis: a flood of highly radioactive wastewater that workers are struggling to contain."

Bombing In Syrian Capital Kills More Than A Dozen People

Bombing In Syrian Capital Kills More Than A Dozen PeopleSyrian state TV is reporting that a bomb blast in Damascus has killed at least 13 people, a day after the country's prime minister narrowly escaped a car bomb.

Rescuers Still Hope For Survivors In Bangladesh Collapse

Rescuers Still Hope For Survivors In Bangladesh CollapseRescue workers are still hoping to find survivors from the collapse of an eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh that has killed more than 300 people and left hundreds missing.

South Korean Workers To Leave Industrial Zone In North

South Korean Workers To Leave Industrial Zone In NorthSouth Korea has ordered the withdrawal of its workers from a jointly run industrial zone in North Korea, in a further sign of how relations have gone from bad to worse between the two countries in recent weeks.

White House: Evidence Syria Used Chemical Weapons

White House: Evidence Syria Used Chemical WeaponsA White House official reiterated much of what was in the letter sent to Capitol Hill, but added that "all options were on the table in terms of our response." The official said that reports of the use of chemical weapons in Aleppo in March was one of the incidents being examined.

Middle East exchange students reflect on their time in Juneau

Middle East exchange students reflect on their time in JuneauThree exchange students from the Middle East are wrapping up their time in Juneau. They came here as part of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program under the wing of Juneau People for Peace and Justice. JPPJ leadership knew the three students would twice become young ambassadors – first in their new communities, and again when they return home.

Anger Rises Along With Death Toll At Bangladesh Factory

Anger Rises Along With Death Toll At Bangladesh FactoryRescue workers in Bangladesh sifted through broken concrete and twisted rebar Thursday hoping to find survivors from the collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex that has killed more than 200 people and trapped hundreds of others.