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US and South Korea reach agreement to fund Koreans working for US Forces Korea

US and South Korea reach agreement to fund Koreans working for US Forces Korea

The Pentagon announced Tuesday that the Department of Defense and South Korea reached a new cost-sharing agreement for the country to fund over 4,000 Korean nationals who work for US Forces Korea through the end of 2020. The department said in a statement that the $200 million agreement “is a direct reflection of the United…MORE

We’re 22 weeks into 2020. The next 22 could feel like another eternity

We’re 22 weeks into 2020. The next 22 could feel like another eternity

We’re at the midway point of 2020, in terms of the coming presidential election. Twenty-two weeks ago was New Year’s. Twenty-two weeks from now is Election Day. Twenty-two weeks is a lifetime in politics, as CNN political director David Chalian will tell you. (He’s the one who noted the 22 week detail on Tuesday). And…MORE

Two lefties make a right, if you’re a rare garden snail

Two lefties make a right, if you’re a rare garden snail

A scientific journey that began with a lovelorn snail has provided new information regarding the cause of that snail’s rare shell. The lovesick gastropod was a garden snail called Jeremy, named after the reportedly garden-loving, left-wing UK politician Jeremy Corbyn, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Biology Letters. Jeremy was rare for…MORE

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