Nostalgia for a musical prodigy seemed to trump the pop star's dark side, as albums sold out and fans swamped social media with tributes.
The commander of US forces in South Korea says the North would likely use roadside bombs and other insurgent strategies in a ground war.
Candidate Obama opposed new free-trade agreements and wanted to renegotiate NAFTA. A global slump has changed his mind.
The US deployed antimissile defense systems in response to reports that North Korea could launch a long-range missile toward the island early next month.
Tens of thousands rallied behind defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi again on Wednesday. Soccer players at a World Cup qualifying match wore green to show their solidarity.
In South, decisive tone of 'joint vision' is seen as sending a strong message to the North.
Other countries, too, are part of the effort to block the transport of nuclear materials.