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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump meet face-to-face

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President Donald Trump announced plans on Monday morning to depart early from his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, according to White House officials, stating that nuclear talks with North Korea have moved “more quickly than expected.” Continue reading

North Korea continues to conduct major missile tests

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President Trump and Japanese President Shinzo Abe spoke by phone on Monday to discuss the growing global threat caused by North Korea. North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday that experts said could reach the western half of the United States, if not the whole country, with a flatter trajectory. Continue reading

North Korea test-fires missile potentially capable of reaching U.S.

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The communist state of North Korea is making progress in developing a nuclear arsenal. Continue reading

Tensions rise between U.S. and North Korea over nuclear testing

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The U.S. and North Korea exchanged threats Monday after Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the demilitarized zone between North an South Korea. Continue reading

Historic Presidential Visit to Hiroshima

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President Obama became the first sitting United States president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, seven decades after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city. Have your students learn more about this historic visit by watching videos and researching images of the Hiroshima bombing then and now. Continue reading

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