South Korea: Pyongyang softens stance ahead of talks »
Top secret talks with North Korea ongoing » President Trump is optimistic that the U.S. will be able to work with North Korea to avoid a military conflict. The president struck a confident tone this week, as he confirmed that the United States is talking directly with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
Southwest airlines engine explosion » The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to find out what caused a jet engine to explode in mid-air, killing at least one passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday. NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt told reporters:
U.S. response to Syria » President Trump says he continues to meet with his advisors to determine if or how the U.S. will take military action against the Syrian government.
Ryan won’t seek reelection » House Speaker Paul Ryan dropped a bombshell on Washington yesterday. The speaker announced that he’ll retire from Congress when his current term is finished in January.
President cancels South America trip » President Trump has canceled a South America trip. He’s staying home to oversee a likely American military response to Syria’s gas attack on civilians Saturday.