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Report: U.S. Raises N. Korean Nuclear Weapons Estimate

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Report: U.S. Raises N. Korean Nuclear Weapons Estimate

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Report: U.S. Raises N. Korean Nuclear Weapons Estimate

Report: U.S. Raises N. Korean Nuclear Weapons Estimate

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U.S. intelligence officials reportedly plan to announce that North Korea may be harboring at least eight nuclear weapons. The Washington Post cites U.S. officials as saying the new estimate — based on circumstantial evidence — will be announced within a month. U.S. officials previously said North Korea might have as many as two nuclear weapons. NPR's Bob Edwards reports.