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South Korea Says North Korean Soldier Defects to South

South Korea's military says a North Korean soldier has fled across the countries' heavily fortified border to defect to the South.  South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says South Korean soldiers escorted the defector to safety early Saturday after finding him moving south of the eastern side of the military demarcation line that bisects the Koreas.  The defection comes as the North and South Korean militaries push to reduce tensions across their...

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