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By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders called off campaigning for now after undergoing a heart procedure to address a blocked artery. Also, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a joke dismissing fears of Moscow meddling into…
The threat from North Korea has the U.S. reassessing its missile defense system and has prompted moves in Congress to boost missile defense funding. But does the current system really work? We got perspectives from two experts.
By Larisa Epatko
North Korea appears to have taken a quantum leap in its missile and nuclear programs, setting off a new test over the weekend that could be capable of threatening the U.S. mainland. The blast also set off a diplomatic fury…
By PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin
Fiery rhetoric between North Korea and the U.S. seems to be cooling down, if temporarily. While Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. is “interested” in dialogue, analysts believe Kim Jong Un’s latest propaganda statement may offer a…
As tensions intensify between the U.S. and North Korea, a provocative new report suggests the engines for its new missiles come from a factory in Ukraine. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin debates the conclusions of the report with Mike Elleman of…
President Trump doubled down on his threats against North Korea on Thursday, and disparaged a quarter century of U.S. policy for the country. Meanwhile, North Korea announced its plans to launch four intermediate-range missiles at the U.S. territory of Guam…
By PBS NewsHour
Judy Woodruff talks to former Pentagon official Abraham Denmark and Mike Chinoy of the University of Southern California about the latest threats and counter-threats between Pyongyang and Washington and what options the U.S. has to defuse the situation.
The Washington Post reports that U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that North Korea has developed a nuclear warhead small enough to fit inside its missiles, believed capable of striking the U.S. Former State Department official Wendy Sherman and Melissa Hanham…
President Trump met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Friday, focusing on a coordinated strategy for confronting rising tensions with North Korea. Moon has long advocated for diplomatic engagement and has delayed the full deployment of the U.S. anti-missile defense…
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