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Kim bids to bolster hold on power, U.S. intelligence chief says
Kim Jong Un's "primary objective is to consolidate and affirm his power" as North Korea's dictator since succeeding his late father, James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, said Thursday.
N.Korea calls zone closing temporary
North Korea called the closing of an industrial park jointly run with South Korea temporary, signaling a possible moderation in tone as the region remained on alert for a missile launch by the totalitarian state.
Improbably, North Korea becomes an online sensation
North Korea — the reclusive, impoverished state that denies Internet access to all but a handful of its citizens — has, improbably, become an online sensation.
From N. Korea, the latest in a long line of propaganda — that’s still effective
The former president of South Korea is a "rat," Hillary Clinton is a "funny lady" but "by no means intelligent," and the U.S. mainland is "similar to a boiled pumpkin."
Signs of cooperation start to appear in Congress
For the first time in a while, members of the two parties — at least some of them — appear to be talking about getting things done, even without the deadline of a manufactured crisis looming.
Republican rebranding goes off-message
Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus has less than 19 months before his next major test, the 2014 elections, to turn around a party with a tarnished brand, skeptical consumers, revenue challenges and internal divisions.
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