Red Covid, an Update

Ocean County, in central New Jersey, is a mixture of beach towns like Barnegat Light and exurban towns like Toms River and Lakewood. Household income in the county exceeds the U.S. average. Yet Ocean County is among the least vaccinated places in the Northeast. Only 53 percent of residents have received at least two doses […]

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North Korea Executes People for Watching K-Pop, Rights Group Says

SEOUL — North Korea has publicly executed at least seven people in the past decade for watching or distributing K-pop videos from South Korea, as it cracks down on what its leader, Kim Jong-un, calls a “vicious cancer,” according to a human rights report released on Wednesday. ​The group, ​ Transitional Justice Working Group, which […]

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