Parents seek any advantage as competition heats up despite a lower birthrate.
Quarterly economic growth is the worst it’s been for 17 years, but figures show the government’s stimulus could be taking effect.
In vowing to restart its nuclear-weapons program, the pariah nation could be trying to win concessions from the US or it could be setting out a new strategy.
Readers write about bullet trains in the US, purchasing guns to prevent crime, and the legalization of gay marriage in Iowa.
UN condemnation brings vows from North to restart nuclear program, pull out of six-party talks.