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The Pressures Of Being An Interpreter At A High-Stakes Summit

President Trump doesn't speak Korean and little is known about Kim Jong Un's English skills. The best interpreters serve as both linguists and diplomats. They understand the politics behind the words.

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Trump And Kim Eager To Declare Success In Singapore 'No Matter What Happens'

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Online Big Spenders Tend To Be Men, NPR/Marist Poll Shows

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The Pressures Of Being An Interpreter At A High-Stakes Summit

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Documents Shed Light On Decision To Add Census Citizenship Question

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Will Voters Tell Mark Sanford To 'Take A Hike' For His Criticism Of Trump?

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Trump Administration And Advocates Clash Over What's Next For Migrant Children

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