The Korean American community is standing by a new statue honoring thousands of "comfort women," or sex slaves, used by Japanese soldiers during World War II. Japanese conservatives say the statue has to go. And both sides are taking the issue to the White House.
Learning English is the norm for most South Korean grade school students. But it's expensive to bring in native English speakers. So the government is starting to experiment with another kind of English teacher: robots. Jason Strother reports.
Noxious dust storms rising up from Mongolia have plagued Korea. Now a small group of Korean and Mongolian activists are working together to attack the problem by planting trees in the Gobi desert. The World's Daniel Grossman has the story.
In South Korea, direct physical punishment was banned in all schools last month. And now teachers and students there are mixed over what alternative should take its place. From Seoul, reporter Jason Strother has the story.