Why North Korea’s “projectiles” launch isn’t a cause for concern — yet

Why North Korea’s “projectiles” launch isn’t a cause for concern — yet

It’s troubling, sure, but it could’ve been much worse. North Korea fired off a few projectiles on Friday night — setting off a chaotic half day where it seemed the sputtering relationships between Washington, Seoul, and Pyongyang could come crashing down. South Korea’s military initially said that its northern neighbor launched a short-range “missile” into the Sea of Japan from Wonsan in the country’s east between 9:06 am and 9:27 am local time on Saturday….

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Cyclone Fani: what we know

Cyclone Fani: what we know

The biggest cyclone in 20 years has hit India. Millions were in its path in India and Bangladesh. An enormous tropical cyclone made landfall in eastern India Friday near the coastal city of Puri, impacting an area that’s home to tens of millions of people. It’s believed the storm, called Cyclone Fani (pronounced “Foni”), struck the coast with winds in excess of 115 miles per hour (equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane). That makes it…

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