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Legacy of the Korean War

The Korean War officially began 60 years ago. In that time, life in North and South Korea has grown further and further apart. Now, families separated by the war have little in common with their relatives across the border. Michael Rhee reports.

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US vets return to Korea

The South Korean government is welcoming back American and other foreign veterans to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. Reporter Jason Strother caught up with some of the returning veterans and has this story.

Global Politics

North Korean reshuffle

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about today's government reshuffle in North Korea. The country's parliament promoted leader Kim Jong-il's brother-in-law to the Number 2 spot in the government.

Global Politics

North Korea no threat to south

Tensions are escalating between North and South Korea, now that the South has formally blamed the North for the sinking of a Navy ship in March. But as Jason Strother reports, a lot of South Koreans don't view North Korea as a real threat.

Global Politics

North Korea's agenda

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the international community must respond in the growing crisis over the sinking of a South Korean warship. But why would North Korea torpedo a South Korean ship and kill dozens of sailors? Matthew Bell reports.

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Clinton urges China on North Korea

After talks in China, Secretary Clinton urged countries in the region to contain the situation created by North Korea. China is the only country with any real leverage over North Korea. Marco Werman talks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.