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For first time since the height of the Cold War, the hands of the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic indicator of how close we are to a global catastrophe, have been moved to 11:58 p.m. This is the closest the clock has been to midnight since 1953.

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Protests erupt in South Korea as a delegation from North Korea arrives ahead of the Winter Olympics. Can Olympic diplomacy defuse the threat of war on the Korean Peninsula?

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White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster believes the U.S. is inching closer to war with North Korea.

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The days when Americans fretted over an imminent U.S.-Soviet nuclear showdown might be over, but the consequences of a new nuclear age are still reverberating today.

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Cryptic comments, contradictory statements and tweets: President Donald Trump’s foreign policy approach has some members of his own party on edge.

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Despite increasing international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its nuclear capabilities to a potentially dangerous level. 

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“We have to look at North Korea as if Kim Jong-un will do what he says,” said Adm. Harry Harris.

Could heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula lead to a confrontation with North Korea?

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It’s 2016 and we’re still three metaphorical minutes away from global doom. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists say global warming and nuclear weapon proliferation pose serious threats to mankind.

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North Korea is warning of a nuclear attack against the United States. We look at how realistic the threat is, and how things have escalated in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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A veil of mystery has long covered North Korea. Now, the "Dear Leader" has died and a transition of power has begun. What's next for the Communist country? And what does it mean for already tense global relations? Eddie Arruza and his panel discuss this and more.

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