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North Korea Opens Controversial Ski Resort

The world's newest ski resort is set to open to tourists in the unlikeliest of locations: North Korea.The controversial Masik Pass Ski resort, located southeast of Pyongyang, is a showcase project for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who spent much of his childhood at a boarding school in Switzerland. But the resort gained fame last year when the Swiss government blocked the sale of ski lifts to North Korea, saying the deal violated U.N. sanctions. A Swiss official also called the resort...

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