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South Korean PM Resigns Over Ferry Disaster

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won has resigned, following a public uproar over his government's response to the April 16 ferry disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing. A somber-looking Chung announced his resignation in a brief televised address Sunday morning, after bowing to a group of South Korean reporters. He said "keeping my post is too great a burden on the administration." The 6,800-ton ferry Sewol was carrying hundreds of students and...

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