Two Dead in Protests as South Korea Formally Ousts President

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2016, file photo, South Korean President Park Geun-hye attends an emergency Cabinet meeting at the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea. In a historic ruling Friday, March 10, 2017, South Korea's Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil, worsened an already-serious national divide and led to calls for sweeping reforms. (Baek Sung-ryul/Yonhap via AP, File)
South Korea’s Park Geun-hye has become the first president in its history to be ousted from power via impeachment following allegations of granting inappropriate government access to a senior member of a pseudo-religious organization.

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