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N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country’s nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as …


UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 9:54 p.m.

Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un on Thursday, blaming “tremendous anger and open hostility” by Pyongyang and abandoning for now a meeting that …


UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 5:38 p.m.

Pompeo: Fate of U.S.-North Korea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he’s “very hopeful” that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong …


UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 9:10 p.m.

Trump, Moon try to keep North Korea summit on track amid doubts

President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could be delayed. He said, “There’s a very substantial chance that it won’t work …


UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Trump tells North Korea, denuclearize and get ‘protections’

The Trump administration said Thursday there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of current U.S.-South Korean military exercises that triggered an angry reaction from North Korea and …


UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 8:14 p.m.

South Korea pushes for successful Trump-Kim talks

South Korea says it’s pushing to reset high-level talks with North Korea and will communicate closely with Washington and Pyongyang to increase the chances of successful talks between President Donald …


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

North Korea threatens to cancel U.S. summit over military drills

North Korea on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong …


UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 10:27 p.m.

Pompeo: U.S. will need to give Kim Jong Un security assurances

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States will need to “provide security assurances” to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un if the adversaries are to reach a …


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

Trump welcomes N. Korea plan to blow up nuke-site tunnels

North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set up leader Kim Jong Un’s summit …


Pompeo: U.S. to help North Korea economy if it gives up nukes

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered economic help Friday to impoverished North Korea if it gives up its nuclear weapons, as the two countries prepare for an historic summit between …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 10:51 p.m.

Giuliani: Trump special counsel interview decision delayed

President Donald Trump and his lawyers probably won’t decide whether he will sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller until after the president’s summit with North Korean …


UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 6:53 p.m.

Summit is set: Trump-Kim to meet June 12 in Singapore

Envisioning “a very special moment for world peace,” President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for highly anticipated summit talks in Singapore on June …


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:26 p.m.

Freed detainees head home for big welcome, featuring Trump

Freed after more than a year in prison, three Americans flew homeward from North Korea late Wednesday toward a big middle-of-the-night celebration featuring President Donald Trump – the latest sign …


Pompeo arrives in North Korea to finalize Trump-Kim summit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in North Korea on Wednesday to finalize details of a historic summit planned between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong …


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 3:33 p.m.

North Korea’s Kim meets China’s president ahead of Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a northern Chinese port city and pledged his continuing commitment to denuclearization ahead of his expected summit …


North Korea says U.S. ruining mood of detente ahead of summit

With just weeks to go before President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to hold their first-ever summit, Pyongyang on Sunday criticized what it called …


Marc A. Thiessen: On North Korea, Trump should refuse to take the bait

The prospect of winning the Nobel Peace Prize is understandably tantalizing for President Trump. After all the contempt he has faced from the political establishment, watching liberal heads explode at …


North Korea adjusts time zone to match South’s as ties warm

North Korea readjusted its time zone to match South Korea’s on Saturday and described the change as an early step toward making the longtime rivals “become one” following a landmark …


UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 11:17 a.m.

Trump says date, venue set for North Korea summit

President Donald Trump said Friday that the time and place have been set for his landmark meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un – but kept the world guessing for …


UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 4:54 p.m.

Nuclear experts on mission to educate young people

Two experts, including a Gonzaga University alumna who grew up in the Tri-Cities near the Hanford reactor site, are on a mission to educate young people about foreign diplomacy and …


UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 5:02 p.m.

Two Koreas dismantle propaganda loudspeakers at tense border

The rival Koreas dismantled huge loudspeakers used to blare Cold War-style propaganda across their tense border on Tuesday, as South Korea’s president asked the United Nations to observe the North’s …


Trump floats DMZ as location for North Korea meeting

President Donald Trump on Monday floated the idea of holding his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Koreas.


UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 1:34 p.m.

North Korea offers to give up nukes if U.S. vows not to attack

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told his South Korean counterpart at their historic summit that his country would be willing to give up its nuclear weapons if the U.S. …


UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

N. Korea to close nuke test site in May, unify time zone

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country’s nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and …


U.S. reaffirms its ‘ironclad commitment’ to defend South Korea

President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke on Saturday with their South Korean counterparts after the historic meeting between leaders of the two Koreas, and Trump said “things …


Trump takes credit for Koreas’ summit, declares ‘war to end’

President Donald Trump claimed credit Friday for the historic meeting between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea and declared that peace on the divided peninsula could be achieved …


UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 1:03 p.m.

Historic steps: Kim Jong Un strides across Korean border

The leaders of North and South Korea vowed Friday to seek a nuclear-free peninsula and work toward a formal end to the Korean War this year, though their historic summit …


UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 9:53 p.m.

Kim Jong Un says Koreas are on starting line of a new history

With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to …


Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for …


Geologists say North Korea’s nuclear test site has collapsed

A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain above North Korea’s main nuclear test site has collapsed under the stress of the explosions, rendering it unsafe for further testing and …