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Zainab Chaudry (from left), Zainab Arain and Megan Fair with the Council on American-Islamic Relations stand outside the Supreme Court for a rally against the Trump travel ban before oral arguments. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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In Big Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds President Trump's Travel Ban

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President Trump spoke to reporters outside the White House on Friday about the FBI inspector general's report, Paul Manafort and what "a great job" he did during his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Listen to Up First

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks with General Vincent K. Brooks, commander of United States Forces Korea, after arriving at Osan Air Base in South Korea Wednesday. Jung Yeon-je/AP hide caption

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President Trump gestures to reporters as he meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un at the start of the U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"I think he wants to get it done. I really feel that very strongly," President Trump says of the pledge by North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un to end a decades-old nuclear stand-off. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump participates in a working luncheon hosted by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Singapore on Monday. Officials from both delegations also attended the luncheon. Photo by Ministry of Communications and Information, Republic of Singapore / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright met in Pyongyang on Oct. 23, 2000. Tong Kim (between Albright and Kim) served as the State Department interpreter. Reuters hide caption

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

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In this handout provided by Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore on June 10, 2018. Terence Tan /Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information via Getty Images hide caption

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

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A residential building in Dandong, a city near China's northeast border with North Korea. Local authorities have tried to curb speculation in the property market. Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Real Estate Jumps In Chinese City Bordering North Korea

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South Koreans protest against the April 27 inter-Korean summit, when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the border. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Trump Raise North Korea's Human Rights Abuses At Summit With Kim Jong Un?

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un views the Hwasong-15 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. The missile is believed to be capable of reaching the continental United States. KCNA via Reuters hide caption

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'Complete, Verifiable, Irreversible' A Tough Goal For North Korea Summit

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