Pvt. Travis King, 23, ran across the heavily fortified border from South Korea and became the first American detained in North Korea in nearly five years.
The North Korean leader has been pushing hard to expand his nuclear arsenal and introduce a slew of new weapons systems.
North Korea has remained publicly silent about Pvt. Travis King, who crossed the border, while he was supposed to be heading to Fort Bliss, Texas, after his release from prison in South Korea on an assault conviction.
Pvt. 2nd Class Travis King bolted into North Korea while on a tour of the Demilitarized Zone on Tuesday after he was supposed to leave the country and travel to a base in the U.S.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea on Tuesday in a carefully choreographed display of anger that sharply raises tensions on the Korean Peninsula and puts pressure on Washington and Seoul amid deadlocked nuclear diplomacy.
The North Korean warning came as relations between the two Koreas have been strained amid a prolonged deadlock in broader nuclear diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington.
Kim Jong Un’s health appears could be more serious than initially believed, according to multiple reports.
The likelihood of a North Korean nuclear attack here in the Bay Area is low, but city's are prepared for the worst. We spoke to a Stanford University expert who says the public should not panic.