Seoul, Washington Stumped by N.Korean Missile Launch
The U.S., South Korea and Japan are scrambling to identify a "tactical guided weapon" that North Korea tested on Wednesday in a launch that seems to have taken all three by surprise. Experts said it was probably a short-range missile, which would mark the end of North Korea's moratorium on nuclear and missile tests.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
2 Million Foreign Patients Treated in Korea
A record 380,000 foreign patients were treated in Korea last year, bringing the total to more than 2 million over the last decade. Korea only opened up to medical tourism in 2009.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean Regime Calls for Urgent Food Imports
The North Korean regime believes imports are "urgently needed" to stem a potential food crisis in the renegade country, according to a leaked document. The country's grain production fell about 10 percent last year.
BUSINESS
Hyundai Bolsters Lineup with Entry-Level SUV
Hyundai on Wednesday unveiled a new sport utility vehicle at the New York International Auto Show, which runs until late this month. The Venue, its smallest SUV ever, completes the carmaker's SUV lineup.