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North Korea Releases NYU Student Months After ArrestA South Korean NYU student is free after being released from North Korea.
PGA Tour Winner Faces Mandatory Military Service In South KoreaBy winning the Open, Bae Sang-Moon is exempt on the PGA Tour through the 2016-17 season, though he will be in the military for most of it.
San Francisco TV Station, NTSB Issue Apologies Following Asiana Airlines PrankA KTVU anchor read along as the following names were displayed on the screen during the station's Friday noon broadcast: Captain Sum Ting Wong, Wi Tu Lo, Ho Lee Fuk, Bang Ding Ow.
San Francisco Plane Crash Blamed For Third DeathThe girl had been in critical condition since arriving at the hospital Saturday after the plane crashed, killing two others and leaving others in critical condition.
Expert: Pilots Face Similar Challenges At New York Airports As At SFOIn the wake of the plane crash that left two Chinese students dead and dozens more injured, experts and pilots have pointed out that San Francisco International Airport can be a challenging place to land. So are the two New York City airports.
Korean-American New Yorkers Mourn San Francisco Plane Crash VictimsNew Yorkers with ties to Korea on Sunday were mourning the victims of a plane crash that left at least two people dead in San Francisco this weekend.
Whitestone Resident Rachel Kim Prepares For Graduation From West PointShe grew up in Whitestone, but now it's off Germany to be a finance officer. It has always been important to her to serve.
Kerry To North Korea: Launching A Missile 'Takes Everybody To A Bad Place'North Korea issued its own warning, saying Japan will be its first target if war breaks out.
Controversy Stalls Fort Lee Comfort Women MemorialControversy is delaying the installation of another New Jersey memorial to Asian women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II.
Valentine's Traditions From Around The WorldWith Valentine's Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine's Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.
22 Charged In Alleged Identity Document Fraud RingOf those rounded up in the six-state bust, one is from New York and five are from New Jersey. They're charged in a scheme to provide illegal South Korean immigrants with legitimate IDs.
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