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NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with David O'Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, about Europe's response to the new tariffs President Trump ordered for steel and aluminum imports.

The developments in North Korea capped a week full of big political stories coming out of the White House. E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Guy Benson of join NPR's Ari Shapiro to discuss North Korea, tariffs and the departure of chief White House economics adviser Gary Cohn, and the legal fight over a payout to adult film star Stormy Daniels.

Scientists are trying to develop drugs to counteract an "undruggable" genetic variant that's responsible for about 30 percent of all cancer cases. It's high risk — high reward research.

In Eastern Ohio's Mahoning Valley, thousands of traditionally Democratic voters went for Donald Trump in 2016. The question for 2018 is whether they are now Republican voters down the ballot.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Frank Aum, a former senior adviser on North Korea at the Department of Defense, who is now a senior expert at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

North Korea's leader has asked President Trump to meet him to talk about denuclearization — and Trump has said yes. All of this comes from South Korea's national security chief, who met separately with both leaders.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Joel Wit, a senior fellow at the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins, who was involved in negotiations with North Korea since the Clinton Administration, and has continued to talk with North Korean officials as recently as last year.

Former U.S. Ambassador Christopher Hill speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the invitation extended from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to President Trump for a meeting to discuss denuclearization. Hill negotiated with North Korea over its nuclear program.

South Korean officials visiting the White House Thursday said they were passing along an invitation for President Trump from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The message suggested that Trump and Kim should meet to talk about denuclearization.

In a hotly contested move, President Trump formally ordered tariffs on steel and aluminum imports Thursday. Before the signing, several workers from the industry spoke, including Scott Sauritch, a steelworker union leader in West Mifflin, Pa.




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