Twenty-five minutes after Friday’s shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, two air ambulances hovered near the campus, prepared to transport the critically wounded to the region’s highest-rated trauma hospital.
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s spy agency said today it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s 6-week public absence, which set off a frenzy of wild speculation around the world.
ANKARA, Turkey — A coal mine in southern Turkey collapsed today, trapping 18 workers underground as water surged near them, officials said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation’s poor workplace safety standards.
MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities said Monday that they had discovered another hidden grave — this one by a garbage dump south of Iguala in Guerrero state — and are examining the remains to determine whether they are the bodies of 43 college students missing for a month.
LAKE CHON, North Korea — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans — let alone a pair of American journalists — could imagine taking it.