The news was broken by South Korean delegates returning from North Korea, where they were personally hosted by Kim Jong Un in an unprecedented step.
The missile launched Wednesday was a new type of ICBM called the Hwasong-15, its "most powerful missile so far," North Korea's state TV reported.
The missile that North Korea fired Friday flew nearly 600 miles higher than any previously tested missile, according to estimates.
The missiles fired Monday could be capable of reaching the US, but they fell into the ocean off Japan, South Korea's military said.
Kim Jong Nam, who was known for his criticism of North Korea's leadership, was killed with a chemical weapon last week at an airport in Malaysia.
But that hasn't stopped them from finding creative ways to get around the censorship.
And happy birthday to the King of Rock 'N' Roll!
The isolated Asian nation called the nuclear test a "world-startling event," but the White House said an initial assessment was "inconsistent" with a hydrogen blast.
I imagine Kim Jong Un's propagandists are just getting super lazy.
From actors and pop stars to robots and sentient trees, these are the film and TV characters we can't stop thinking about. Presented in no particular order. WARNING: Spoilers throughout.
"We do not expect the gangsters to pay heed to our warnings." Update — Dec. 27, 11:44 a.m: North Korea's internet collapsed again on Saturday.
There can only be Un.
Five Sony films were leaked last week.
And now we wait for him to sign up to Instagram.
A world with unicorns, no traffic lights, and a happy American veteran.
"Do not trust stupid Americans!" Plus: the trailer!
Dennis Rodman told DuJour magazine he has visited North Korea six times since February 2013. He describes the isolated country as "nothing like you’ve seen over here. Not even close."
Plus the Tetris diet, one major first-impression mistake you could be making, and Dennis Rodman chats about his adventures in North Korea.
The former NBA star feared the other players "were going to leave" North Korea ahead of the interview, Rodman's spokesman said.
Among other things.
"I don't really know what to expect for my trip," Myunghee Bae says.
It's quick, painless, BOOM, he's gone.
"You've gone too far," a friend of Bae's says after Rodman's refusal to ask for the prisoner's release.
"He's going to work for them for a week," a source says.
The leader of North Korea reportedly has a daughter, seemingly securing the dynasty that has ruled for three generations.
The former NBA star arrived in Beijing Friday after a visit to North Korea.
As North Korea bars a State Department envoy, Bae's options look slim.
Dennis Rodman, former NBA star and buddy of Kim Jong-un, appears to have given up.
Starving inmates ate salted frogs and live rats and children were beaten to death, according to the terrifying accounts of North Korean defectors.
The former NBA star promised to try to rescue imprisoned American Kenneth Bae in a trip planned for Aug. 1. That deadline has come and gone.
A blustery statement promises to kill the "thieving Americans" trying to get supplies into North Korea.
It's a fact of life, it's always funny.
The world-famous pop star and North Korea's supreme leader are harder to tell apart than you think.
The next phase of brinksmanship.
"A shooting war between North and South Korea is a real possibility, even if a North Korean nuclear strike on the US is not."
America's weirdest city is on Kim Jong-un's targets map. Speculate within!
A trade embargo between the U.S. and North Korea doesn't stop Kim from being a Mac guy. Did he get it from China?
North Korea says it is scrapping all non-aggression pacts with South Korea and closing its hotline with Seoul, BBC reports.
Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman dined with Kim Jong-Un today in North Korea. Rodman in a speech yesterday told Kim, "You have a friend for life."
Today in propaganda: North Korea's leader has a new, majestic-sounding signature song.
Kim Jong Il has reportedly chosen his youngest son to become North Korea's next leader.