The 22-year-old, who had suffered severe brain damage, was medically evacuated to the United States on June 13. He died Monday at 2:20 p.m. (1820 GMT), surrounded by relatives in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Vice President Mike Pence visited South Korea this week and offered a pointed warning to North Korea. But this is far from the first time the rhetoric over North Korea’s nuclear program has grown heated.
As a US strike group led by an aircraft carrier steamed toward the Korean peninsula Sunday, a senior official said President Donald Trump has asked to be provided with a range of options for eliminating the North Korean nuclear threat.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare and listed by the United Nations as a weapon of mass destruction, Malaysian police said Friday.
The secretive state of North Korea invited dozens of foreign reporters to Pyongyang to cover a rare political meeting. But the authorities there kept journalists on a short leash, and gave three of them the boot.
North Korea claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb. There was definitely an atomic test. But there are serious doubts as to whether it was an H-Bomb. Nevertheless, the world is condemning the test as a deliberate provocation.