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Former South Korean President Kim Young-Sam Dies at 87

Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, who in the 1990s formally ended decades of military rule in his homeland, died early Sunday. He was 87. Oh Byung-Hee, chief of Seoul National University Hospital, told reporters in Seoul that Kim was hospitalized Thursday with a high fever and a severe blood infection, after suffering bouts of ill health in recent years. The pro-democracy activist, who served as president from 1993 to 1998, was an outspoken opponent of the country's...

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