In her restaurant, Lee Ae-ran serves everyone — South Koreans and fellow defectors — flavors from home.
Read the White House statement regarding Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in’s historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
North Korean defectors shine a light on the brutal regime of Kim Jong-un. These are their stories of escape, freedom — and finally, hope.
North Korean ships are desperately trying to avoid sanctions. The U.S. and its allies and partners are stopping illegal shipping in its tracks.
President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe are united on how to deal with North Korea and agree that a nuclear North Korea cannot be tolerated. They also pledge to work for free and fair trade.
The Trump administration leveled the strongest economic sanctions yet against the North Korean regime. The action hit one person and more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and businesses.
When she was 17, Lee Hyeonseo escaped into China while famine ravaged North Korea. After a decade of hiding, she now shares her story to raise awareness of other defectors.
On the opening day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Vice President Pence met with four North Korean defectors to underscore that regime's brutality.
Vice President Pence says the U.S. will impose the toughest sanctions ever to force North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.