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"We'd love to solve things diplomatically but it's very difficult," President Trump said on North Korea, in an interview with Reuters. Trump is seen here at the White House on Thursday. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the George C. Marshall room at the State Department on Thursday. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Transcript: NPR Interviews Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson

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The U.S. Navy says the USS Michigan, a guided missile submarine, has docked in South Korea on a "routine visit." It is shown here in 2014 west of Manila, Philippines. Jun Dumaguing/AP hide caption

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The USS Carl Vinson, seen here earlier this month, is taking part in exercises with Japanese ships in the Philippine Sea. MC3 Matt Brown/U.S. Navy hide caption

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North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

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An official photograph dated April 15 and posted by the Navy shows the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in an Indonesian strait thousands of miles south of North Korea. MC2 Sean M. Castellano/U.S. Navy hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for a military parade in Pyongyang marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung on April 15. KCNA via KNS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice President Pence arrived Monday at the South Korean border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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An unidentified missile is displayed during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang, the nation's capital, on Saturday. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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During a Saturday parade commemorating its founder's birthday, North Korea rolled out what appeared to be new intercontinental ballistic missiles. The country has been warned against having such weapons. Wong Maye-E/AP hide caption

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Trump shake hands during dinner at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 6, during the first face-to-face meeting of the two leaders. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, pictured in 2011, is part of the Navy strike group that was recently shifted to a position near the Korean Peninsula. Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Carl Vinson Strike Group set sail for the Korean Peninsula where it will lend its physical presence as North Korea insists on continuing its weapons testing programs. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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A United Nations propaganda poster from the Korean War era bears an anti-communist message. In South Korea, the propaganda turned North Koreans into beast-like characters. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Do Some South Koreans Believe A Myth That North Koreans Have Horns?

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