“Slumdog Millionaire” was the correct answer at the Oscars on Sunday night not once, not twice but eight times. The Hollywood adaptation of a story about a Mumbai slum kid who goes all the way to win the top prize in a popular TV game show swept the 81st Academy Awards in Los Angeles and gave Indian composer AR Rahman two coveted golden statuettes.
On June 30, Donald J. Trump became the first US president to set foot in North Korea. Trump made history when stepped across a low concrete marker accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and walked a few steps into the North. The two leaders agreed to have their negotiators resume an effort to reach what has so far been an elusive nuclear deal. US President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, stepped into North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom on June 30. Trump is the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)