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North Korea on Wednesday threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and U.S. President Donald Trump, saying it has no interest in a "one-sided" affair meant to pressure the North to abandon its nuclear weapons.
The warning by North Korea's first vice foreign minister came hours after the country abruptly canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea to protest U.S.-South Korean military exercises that the North has long claimed are an invasion rehearsal.
The surprise moves appear to cool what had been an unusual flurry of outreach from a country that last year conducted a provocative series of weapons tests that had many fearing the region was on the edge of war.
More kids are attempting suicide or thinking about it, according to a new study out Wednesday.
The rate of children's hospitalizations for suicidal thoughts or activity doubled from about 2008 to 2015, researcher Dr. Gregory Plemmons of Vanderbilt University told NBC News.
The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, looked at data from 49 children's hospitals. It found that girls made up nearly two-thirds of cases.
What's behind the uptick isn't clear to the researchers — "I don't have any one magic answer that explains why we're seeing this," Plemmons said.
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A Tulsa woman stabbed her eldest daughter 50 to 70 times, struck her head with a pickaxe then set their home on fire, before fleeing the scene with the youngest of her three daughters, according to police.
Taheerah Ahmad, 39, was arrested in downtown Tulsa Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities accuse her of attacking her 11-year-old daughter Monday night and fleeing with her 8-year-old daughter. The younger daughter, who authorities initially said was 7, was found safe with her mother.
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The Democratic Party's struggle to regain its political footing after the 2016 election while channeling progressive anger over President Donald Trump was on display at the Center for American Progress’ 2018 Ideas Conference Tuesday.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was among those who portrayed Trump as an existential threat, while others — including 2020 Democratic hopefuls — tried to shape the party's long-term agenda
Warren said there was broad agreement on progressive policy priorities but the "crisis in our democracy" requires immediate response.
Former Housing Secretary Julian Castro told NBC News he wasn't worried about hearing an array of "big ideas" that he doesn't agree with
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