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News You Need to Know

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Peter Baker, David Sanger
The New York Times
The war of words between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, raised concerns on Friday that it could escalate into a new and more volatile phase as the White House weighed its next steps in response to a threat by Pyongyang to conduct the world’s first atmospheric nuclear test in 37 years.
Erica Werner, Alan Fram
Associated Press
Sen. John McCain’s opposition to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislation — and perhaps to the Republican Party’s years of promises to kill the program.