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Here are today's top stories
Trump said there's "a very substantial chance" the planned summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un "won't work out."
The president also said he's "not really" pleased with the progress of trade talks with China, as warring factions within his economic team argue about negotiating tactics.
The power of U.S. sanctions may be nearing its limit. The world's reaction to Trump's Iran decision shows other nations increasingly dismissive of U.S. pressure.
Yes, the unemployment rate is the lowest its been in years, but a new Federal Reserve survey shows many Americans are just hanging on financially.
Ten years after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were put under federal control, the government is no closer to figuring out what to do with them.
What you'll need to know tomorrow
- It's Bitcoin pizza day. Please do not spend bitcoins on pizza.
- Coffee growers once tossed husks in the trash. Now they're worth more than the coffee.
- Here is the case for copyrighting recipes.
- The hard truth at newspapers across America is that hedge funds often hold all the cards.
- The next U.S. recession will begin in 2020, a new survey says.
- The ACLU demanded Amazon stop letting governments use its facial-recognition system.
- USDA employees are worried that just going to work is a cancer risk.
What you'll want to read tonight
Chinese fentanyl is creating a new era of drug kingpins. The drug kills more people than any opioid, including prescription pills and heroin. It's also one of the world’s most profitable narcotics; so much so that it's changed global trafficking and policing.
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