Sophia Lee

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Los Angeles. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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House of Cards

Television
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/21/14, 01:00 am

House of Cards premiered its first season last year in February by riding a publicity wave as Netflix’s first all-original, all-release series. With a budget set at $100 million, it was a risky business venture that paid off. The show earned multiple nominations in the Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Awards, and won a handful. Social media buzzed, millions more subscribed, and Netflix stock shot up.

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A life full of firsts

Lifestyle | 100-year-old Susan Ahn Cuddy was a pioneer for women and Korean-Americans
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/19/14, 10:31 am

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UN commission: North Korean people subjected to 'unspeakable atrocities'

North Korea
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/18/14, 04:08 pm

A United Nations panel released a report Monday that minced no words in detailing the “unspeakable atrocities” committed against the people of North Korea and called for an international criminal investigation. In an unusual move, the report also directly warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that an international prosecution will “render accountable all those, including possibly yourself, who may be responsible for crimes against humanity.” 

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