June 7, 2018

South Koreans cautiously optimistic ahead of Trump-Kim summit

ABCNews.com(SEOUL, South Korea) -- On the streets of Seoul, a euphoric mood for peace has filled the air ahead of next Tuesday’s historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Many await cautiously, however, hoping for a successful outcome to the groundbreaking meeting. The aftermath of the summit will deeply affect the future of permanent peace and security for South Koreans, who have had to endure nuclear threats from the North and talk of war from Was..
June 7, 2018

Car crashes into US Embassy gates in South Korea’s capital

iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- A car crashed into the gate of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, police said Thursday. South Korean police told ABC News the driver was not drunk but declined to share further details about the incident. The investigation is ongoing. South Korean news agency Yonhap reported that the driver is a 48-year-old man who allegedly told police he drove into the U.S. Embassy gate because he has "stories related to North Korea" and wants to "seek asylum in th..
June 7, 2018

LGBT group putting final touches on Pride Month fete at Antarctica’s McMurdo Station

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Pride Month will be celebrated all the way in Antarctica this weekend, thanks to the party-planning efforts of the LGBT community at the American research center there. Although Antarctica is currently experiencing complete darkness 24 hours a day, residents at McMurdo Station are planning a celebration for Saturday, Shawn Waldron, a food-services worker there, told ABC News. "We're not so concerned with who is and isn't part of the LGBT community, tho..
June 6, 2018

192 people missing in aftermath of Guatemala volcano eruption

ABC News(GUATEMALA CITY) -- With the death toll from one of the most violent volcano eruptions in Guatemalan history climbing to 75, rescuers said hope was dwindling of finding survivors. As the Volcan de Fuego continued to belch and rumble, hundreds of rescuers in hard hats and with shovels fanned out to search for the missing, combing through ash and rock that cascaded down the volcano's steep slopes on Sunday and buried villages and vehicles. "We don't rule out the possibility of so..