Conservative activists attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's popular girl band passed by them at a Seoul railway station following a visit to potential Olympic performance venues.
With the first repatriations of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar just days away, and more than 1 million living in squalid camps in Bangladesh, international aid workers, local officials and the refugees say preparations have barely begun.
Pope Francis demanded rights for indigenous groups, decried the region's scourge of corruption and denounced violence against women _ yet his visit was defined by 27 dismissive words that sparked outrage among Chileans over a clerical abuse scandal.
Gov. John Bel Edwards is readying to unveil his worst-case scenario budget, which assumes lawmakers will refuse to replace $1 billion in expiring sales taxes and force widespread slashing across state government.