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South Dakota’s Governor Kristi Noem arrives to speak during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) meeting on Feb. 23, 2024, in National Harbor, Maryland. — Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is facing scrutiny after posting a video on social media promoting the dental work she received from […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (SEOUL, South Korea) — A South Korean ruling party lawmaker, Bae Hyun-jin, has been rushed to the hospital after an attack in Seoul’s posh Gangnam district Thursday afternoon. Bae, a member of the People Power Party and a former TV journalist, was hit with a palm-sized rock on the back of her head, […]

Photography by Keith Getter (all rights reserved)/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Thirty-five million Americans are under flood watches as states from Texas to the Northeast face heavy rain and potential flooding. In the Northeast, flood watches were prompted Wednesday by the combination of rain and warming temperatures melting the snow on the ground. Icy conditions […]

RapidEye/Getty Images (LONDON) — South Africa has announced it is set to challenge a New York auction of dozens artifacts and personal items belonging to former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela. The New York auction — set for Feb. 22 — comes following a deal between Guernsey’s Auction House in New York […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — After a day of historic rainfall in California, parts of the South are on alert for flooding on Tuesday as winter storms sweep the United States. More than a month’s worth of rain fell in San Diego, California, on Monday within a period of just three hours. It was the […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s national assembly unanimously passed a bill to ban eating and selling of dog meat on Tuesday. Slaughtering, breeding, trading and selling of dog meat for human consumption will be prohibited starting in 2027. Violators of the new law will face penalties of two to three years of […]

Thir Sakdi Phu Cxm / EyeEm/Getty Images (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s Democratic Party leader Lee Jae-Myung is hospitalized in an intensive care unit after going through surgery for internal jugular vein reconstruction on Tuesday, officials said. Only one person a day can visit the patient, therefore no further information about his health status […]

Lee Jae-myung, leader of the Democratic Party of Korea enters Seoul Plaza, the memorial site for 2022 Itaewon disaster victims, during a memorial event of the first anniversary on Oct. 29, 2023 in Seoul, South Korea. (Chris Jung/NurPhoto via Getty Images) (SEOUL, South Korea) — An opposition leader in South Korea was attacked during a […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean authorities have been desperately detecting and exterminating bedbugs for the last two weeks, as a major disinfection of transportation and public facilities is on the way. Fear among South Korean citizens is beginning to spread after more than 30 confirmed or suspected bedbug reports were filed across […]

Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A top Department of Commerce official’s visit to South Korea is intended to “find ways to deepen and strengthen” the connection between the two countries, and to build off the President of South Korea’s state visit to the United States earlier this year, according to the Deputy Secretary […]