The sign of life is a double-edged sword for Kim Jong-un, the nation’s leader, because information is seeping in along with foreign goods to marketplaces.
Washington PostTrump is not ruling out military action against North KoreaWashington PostPresident Trump did not appear to be ruling out military action against North Korea if the country pushes forward with its nuclear weapons program. In an interview with CBS News's John Dickerson that aired Sunday on “Face the Nation,” Trump said he ...U.S. Looks at Sanctions, Military Action to Counter North KoreaBloombergAs Economy Grows, North Korea's Grip on Society WeakensNew York TimesSouth Korea says US reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; Trump calls Asia alliesReutersFox News -BBC News&
 When Netflix recommends you watch “Grace and Frankie” after you’ve finished “Love,” an algorithm decided that would be the next logical thing for you to watch. And when Google shows you one search result ahead of another, an algorithm made a decision that one page was more important than the other. Oh, and when a photo app decides you’d look better with… Read More
With anti-authoritarian protests erupting across Eastern Europe, a pair of Slovakians are among the young people taking action.
 I know, I know, it’s been a rough year. Fury, discord, and hatred seem to be on the rise. The super-elite keep getting richer, while young workers keep getting poorer, and economic mobility has plummeted. “The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.” And yet. Quietly, stubbornly, defying the headlines, bit by bit, around the world, slow… Read More
Overfishing is depleting oceans across the globe, but China’s enormous appetite and massive fleet of deep-sea fishing vessels is having an outsize impact.
New York TimesIn Dueling Events, Samantha Bee and Hasan Minhaj Target Trump, Fox News and CNNNew York TimesHasan Minhaj, left, at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday night. Samantha Bee, right, recorded her “Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner” earlier in the day. Credit Jonathan Ernst/Reuters (left), Dimitrios Kambouris ...A different sort of White House correspondents' dinnerWashington PostCritic's Notebook: The Trump-Free White House Correspondents' Dinner Was Scathing, If Not Always FunnyHollywood ReporterProtest over climate change, a
 Meet Tempow, a French startup that can make your Bluetooth speakers more versatile. The company has been working on a new implementation of the Bluetooth protocol in order to let you play music from your phone on multiple speakers and headphones at once. Bluetooth speakers have become a common gift and a hit item in consumer electronics stores. Most people now have multiple Bluetooth speakers… Read More