US, SKorea open to expanded military drills to deter North

  • U.S. President Joe Biden, right, speaks during a news conference with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, left, at the People’s House, Saturday, in Seoul. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said after meeting Saturday that they will consider expanded joint military exercises to deter the nuclear threat from North Korea at a time when there’s little hope of real diplomacy on the matter.