Hundreds of people have already been killed and thousands more have fled their homes. The power struggle that's underway has raised fears of a retreat into tribalism and the outbreak of a full-fledged war.
Jang Song Thaek, who was a key adviser and regent to his nephew — leader Kim Jong Un — was executed on Dec. 12. Intelligence agencies believe he refused to cede control of lucrative business interests.
In Jack Kerouac's classic novel, "On The Road", he writes about an affair he has with a young woman named Terry, also known as "The Mexican girl." Not much was known about this woman, until poet Tim Z Hernandez started looking into it.
It's been a historic one for supporters of gay marriage. Even just this past week, New Mexico's Supreme Court formally recognized same-sex marriage, while a federal judge overturned Utah's ban on gay unions.
As winter break nears, many parents are faced with a difficult decision: How much TV should I let my kid watch? They should be outside playing or reading a book, right? Our next guest thinks that a little TV might not be such a bad idea.
A fungus has already destroyed banana crops in Africa and the Middle East. Now, banana growers and harvesters are racing to keep the fungus from spreading to Latin America, which accounts for 80 percent of the fruit's worldwide exports.
It’s a classic debate -- who’s funnier, Americans, or Brits? There are many U.S. adaptations of British television comedies, and both Americans and Brits have adopted language and humor from one another over the years.