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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks about Iran and North Korea, at the State Department, on April 19, 2017.

Is Diplomacy With North Korea A Waste Of Time Or The Only Way Forward?

Theodore Roosevelt famously suggested speaking softly while carrying a big stick. There's a debate now about whether that works with North Korea.


0:58Palestinian woman walks along the border wall on the West Bank.
Paula Bronstein

Israel Is Literally Going Underground To Keep Hamas Out

0:39Dozens of people are dead after two trains collided in Egypt.

Dozens Killed In Deadly Train Crash In Egypt

1:50North Korean military cadets perform.
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China May Not Help North Korea If It Decides To Attack The US First

3:37North Korean leader Kim Jong-un celebrates a successful intercontinental missile test in July 2017.
Korean Central News Agency

North Korea's History Is Far More Complex Than 25 Years Of Aggression

1:03Malaysia Airlines plane
Auckland Photo News / CC BY 2.0

US Company Wants To Resume The Search For Missing Flight MH370

1:12Canadian soldiers build a tent village to temporarily house asylum seekers at the border.

Canada Struggles To Help Influx Of Haitian Asylum-Seekers From The US

6:38North Korea images of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental missile
Korean Central News Agency

North Korea's Neighbors — Not Just Guam — Are Used To Threats

6:45A 1962 sit-in protesting the Cuban missile crisis
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The North Korean Standoff Is (And Isn't) Like The Cuban Missile Crisis

1:14Coast of Guam
Pai Shih / CC BY 2.0

North Korea Gives Details On Its Threat To Launch Rockets At Guam

6:56A U.S. Army soldier on patrol in Afghanistan
Getty Images / Scott Olson

Privatize America's Longest War?

0:52U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba.
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What We Know About An 'Incident' At The US Embassy In Cuba

1:21Raila Odinga
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Kenyan Presidential Challenger: Election Was Hacked

1:41President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
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Tillerson Pours Cold Water On Trump's 'Fire And Fury'

0:44Hyeon Soo Lim
Reuters / Korean Central News Agency

North Korea Releases Canadian Pastor On 'Sick Bail'

1:15North Korea fires one of its Hwasong-14 intercontinental missiles during a July 2017 test
Rodong Sinmun

A Look At North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal

1:00Satellite imagery of Tropical Storm Franklin
NOAA / NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team

This May Be The Atlantic's First Hurricane Of The Year

1:05A female police chief in Pakistan
Voice of America

A Police Chief Is Female In A Place Where Women Often Must Stay Home

0:58At least 19 people are dead after a powerful earthquake in China.

At Least 19 Dead After Powerful Earthquake Rocks Southwest China

0:50France's Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Angela Merkel speak.
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France And Germany Fight European Tax Loophole Used By US Companies

1:25Soldiers at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam

North Korea Warns It Is Considering A Missile Attack On Guam


What To Know About North Korea's Hwasong-14 Intercontinental Missile

1:00South African President Jacob Zuma
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South Africa's President Survives Another No-Confidence Vote

1:01A soldier in Marawi, Philippines, carries a captured ISIS flag while clearing a city street of militants.
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The US Could Be Considering Airstrikes Against ISIS In The Philippines

0:56An excavation site in France.

'Little Pompeii' Reveals Ancient Roman Life In Modern-Day France

1:31A newspaper shows Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga

Violent Incidents Cast A Dark Cloud Over Kenya's Upcoming Election

1:17Brigitte Macron and Emmanuel Macron
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To Some In France, The First Lady's Role Should Remain Unofficial

1:07A boy grabs a jacket
United Nations

How An Ordinary Wall Can Help Locals In Need

1:05Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Why Israeli Officials Are Trying To Shut Down Al Jazeera

1:47African elephant in the jungle with zebras in the background
African Parks

As Habitats Shrink, There Is Such A Thing As Too Many Elephants

1:00North Korean military cadets perform.
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North Korea Threatens US Over Tough New UN Sanctions