Among the more unusual news stories recently…the father of Japan's Princess Mako approves her wedding, but problems remain, South Korea passes a "BTS Law" just in time, and US President-elect Biden breaks his foot while playing with his dog.
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In today's news roundup, Asian countries struggle to deal with back-to-back typhoons, the world remembers Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, and balloons carry magician David Blaine miles into the sky.
On Tuesday, North Korea said that it would end all communication with South Korea, which it called an "enemy". The decision marks a new low point following a period where the two countries worked hard to come together.
In today's news roundup, SpaceX and NASA launch the first human spaceflight from the US in almost 10 years, a man comes down after spending nearly a year on a tower, and a very unusual baby name gets changed - a little.
South Korea held a national election on Wednesday in spite of the coronavirus. The election results were a huge success for President Moon Jae-in's Democratic Party, largely because of the way the government has handled the coronavirus crisis.
South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea. North Korea is suffering from a terrible food shortage following a long period without rain.
Last Thursday, high school students in Korea took an eight hour test that could change the rest of their lives. The whole country stops to focus on this test.
The US and North Korean leaders met Monday for the first time ever. The meeting's biggest result may be a change in the way the countries treat each other.
The Korean band BTS has become the first Korean musical group to have the most popular album in the US. The group's "Love Yourself: Tear" started at number one.
On Friday, the leader of North Korea crossed into South Korea for the first time in 65 years. The two leaders agreed to try and create peace between the two Koreas.