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How North Korea's Nuclear Tests Could Get Even More Terrifying

North Korea has so far tested its missiles and its nukes separately. But some experts worry Pyongyang may decide to put the two together into a single test.

In May 1962, the U.S. conducted its first and only test of a nuclear-tipped missile. Some worry North Korea could try something similar. United States Navy /Science Faction/Getty Images hide caption

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How North Korea's Nuclear Tests Could Get Even More Terrifying

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Martin Schulz, former president of the European Parliament, speaks in Potsdam, Germany, last week. He is Chancellor Angela Merkel's main challenger in Germany's upcoming federal elections. Steffi Loos/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Once A Contender, Angela Merkel's Main Rival Stumbles As Election Approaches

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(L-R) Janey, Martha, Jack and Meredith Holley-Miers at their home in Washington D.C. Janey is demonstrating her "Superman arms." Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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Same-Sex Spouses Turn To Adoption To Protect Parental Rights

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An annual space law moot court competition imagines a future legal case set in space, where issues of liability and sovereignty can get extra complicated. Stocktrek Images/Getty Images hide caption

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An Accident On The Moon, Young Lawyers To The Rescue

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