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President Trump And North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Set To Meet For Summit

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 3:24pm

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet for a historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday.

Canada's Dairy Prices Have Become A Contentious Issue With U.S. Leaders

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 3:24pm

President Trump laid into Canada over its tariffs on dairy imports at the G-7 meeting. Canada does have high duties on some dairy products. But damaging the U.S.-Canada relationship over dairy seems especially unwise to critics of the president's trade policies

A Psychological Profile Of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 3:24pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kenneth Dekleva, a former State Department psychiatrist, who creates psychological profiles of foreign leaders ahead of the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

How President Trump's Actions At The G7 Meeting Could Have Global Ramifications

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 3:24pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Ian Bremmer, president and founder of the Eurasia Group, about the long-term ramifications of what happened between President Trump and leaders of the other G-7 countries at their meeting this weekend.

What Might Be Behind The Mystery Health Problems U.S. Diplomats Are Experiencing

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 3:24pm

American diplomats in two countries — China and Cuba — have reported falling ill with symptoms the State Department says are consistent with a concussion or minor traumatic brain injury.

Veteran Diplomat Weighs In Ahead Of U.S.-North Korea Summit

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 3:24pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Richard Boucher, a former State Department spokesperson who helped lead the U.S. meeting with North Korea in 2000 and who later relayed the message when the U.S. found out North Korea had violated its nuclear agreements.

U.S. And North Korea Negotiators Hold Last Minute Meetings Ahead Of Summit

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 3:24pm

U.S. and North Korean officials have been meeting till the last minute trying to iron out differences ahead of a historic summit between Kim Jong Un and President Trump in Singapore.

Net Neutrality Has Been Rolled Back — But It's Not Dead Yet

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 2:20pm

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai succeeded in repealing the 2015 rules for internet service providers. But some states have already acted to keep net neutrality alive on their turf.

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Who's Who At Tuesday's Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 1:54pm

When President Trump and Kim Jong Un meet on Tuesday, it will be the result of strenuous diplomacy by officials from the U.S., North Korea and other countries. Here are some of the key figures.

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Supreme Court Rules That Ohio May Purge Voters From Registration Rolls

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 9:54am

A divided Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio is allowed to purge voters from the rolls based on inactivity. The decision could have implications for several states.

Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Ohio Voter-Purge Law

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 9:30am

The Supreme Court upheld the most aggressive voter-purge law in the country. If a voter doesn't respond to mailings or hasn't voted in two consecutive elections, they are kicked off the rolls.

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The Pressures Of Being An Interpreter At A High-Stakes Summit

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:10am

President Trump doesn't speak Korean and little is known about Kim Jong Un's English skills. The best interpreters serve as both linguists and diplomats. They understand the politics behind the words.

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Republicans Are Divided Over Trump's Stance On Trade

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:10am

As Trump encounters pushback from international allies on tariffs, he's facing dissent from GOP lawmakers. Steve Inskeep talks to Matthew Continetti of the conservative The Washington Free Beacon.

Why Taiwan Is Receiving Unprecedented Attention From Washington

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:10am

As the relationship between the U.S. and China gets testier, the White House has quietly drawn another player in the region closer. Taiwan has received unprecedented attention from Washington.

Morning News Brief

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:10am

President Trump is in Singapore preparing for Tuesday's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. And, the European Union announced it is moving forward with retaliatory tariffs against the U.S.

Will Voters Tell Mark Sanford To 'Take A Hike' For His Criticism Of Trump?

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:00am

The South Carolina Republican survived an infamous sex scandal as governor. But now he faces his toughest primary challenge yet with an opponent who is hitting him for his opposition to Trump.

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Trump And Kim Eager To Declare Success In Singapore 'No Matter What Happens'

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:00am

President Trump says he expects to know quickly whether North Korea is serious about surrendering its nuclear weapons. But Pyongyang has fooled the U.S. in the past.

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Military Recruiting In The Time Of DACA

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 4:04pm

Thousands of immigrants have achieved a quick path to citizenship by serving in the U.S. military. The Trump administration's immigration policies have greatly reduced that source of enlistees.

White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 10:56am

Larry Kudlow said President Trump was justified in deciding that the U.S. should not sign onto a joint statement made by the seven countries that attended the G-7 summit this weekend.

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Maine Voters To Decide On Whether They'll Rank Candidates In Future Elections

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 10:23am

In asking voters to rank candidates in order of preference, Maine becomes the first U.S. state to adopt a system also used in Australia, Ireland, several other countries, and a handful of U.S. cities.

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