WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.North Korea has reportedly executed Defense Minister Hyon Yong Chol by antiaircraft guns. Bruce Cumings speculates for us. Milos Stehlik reviews opening night films at Cannes and we learn about a grandfather’s life from Paula Burzawa in her book ‘Tasso’s Journey’ PHOTO: AP-Lee Jin-Man — man watches a TV news program reporting that People’s Armed Forces Minister Hyon Yong Chol was killed by anti-aircraft gunfire, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his defense chief for sleeping during a meeting and talking back to the young leader, South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers Wednesday, citing what it called credible information.