North Korean youths often struggle after they defect to the South, but arts and community service programs provide support.
Activists say Chinese authorities have video of North Korean defectors filmed by two U.S. reporters who were jailed by North Korea and then expelled.
North Korea's only major import to the United States has been a highly potent grain alcohol, but new trade curbs are drying up that trade as well.
The luxurious residences of North Korea's leaders stand in stark contrast to reports of the hardships endured by the majority of the country's population.
The U.S. Treasury Department tightens the financial noose around North Korea's deadly weapons program.
Pyongyang hasn't sought reimbursement for expenses related to keeping two U.S. journalists in custody.
Two U.S. journalists held for five months in North Korea touch down in California.
Two young Korean-Americans make a documentary about families forcibly separated after the Korean War.
A special pardon is issued to two detained U.S. journalists after former U.S. President Bill Clinton meets with North Korea's leader. Will Clinton's visit open other windows for talks?