The launch comes after South Korea's new president had promised to engage in constructive dialogue with Pyongyang. A White House statement highlighted the missile's proximity to Russia.
Moon Jae-in, a lawyer, former student protester and son of North Korean refugees, vows to hold talks with North Korea and improve the South Korean economy.
Liberal human-rights lawyer Moon Jae-in holds a double-digit lead in polls heading into Tuesday's vote. He says he would seek a less confrontational stance toward North Korea, a big change in policy.
A video from the Pokémon World Festival near Seoul shows 15 Pikachu dancing to Hairspray when the ringleader's costume starts deflating. Then a group of men forcefully spirit the dancer away.
From a golf course in South Korea, the U.S. can now shoot down North Korean missiles. But residents don't want a missile defense system in their backyard — and neither does China.
With tensions rising over North Korea's nuclear program, you might expect a kind of panic in South Korea. But there's an altogether different scene happening in Seoul ahead of the election.
Park Geun-hye's lawyers denied the slew of corruption charges against her, which could put her away for life. Meanwhile, a generational divide could determine the impeached president's successor.
The American missile system has caused controversy, partly because President Trump suggested he would charge South Korea for it.
With their impeached president on trial for corruption, South Korean voters will decide how pro-U.S. her replacement should be — as President Trump and North Korea trade threats of war.
As North Korea marked its military's anniversary with artillery drills, a U.S. guided missile submarine docked in South Korea and U.S. Navy ships conducted exercises with South Korea and Japan.