North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump during their historic summit at the Capella Singapore hotel on Sentosa Island on Tuesday.
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America's relationship with Europe is in "disarray"

May 31, 2018
The Trump administration plans to impose penalties on steel and aluminum from Europe, Canada and Mexico. One expert says our relationship with China might actually be more constructive than our relationship with Europe right now.
French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump conferring at last year's G20 meeting, a gathering of the world's top economies.
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That whole Panama Papers scandal? The U.S. also needs to take a look at itself

May 19, 2017
Similar tactics to hide money are taking place in states like Delaware.
Public trust in government is at a historic low, according to a recent Pew survey.
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Why one stockbroker decided to quit his job and travel the world

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Mar 31, 2017
Leon Logothetis chronicles his experience in the Netflix series “The Kindness Diaries.”
Leon Logothetis watches as a group of children play soccer.
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How local communities are trying to rebuild America

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One journalist trekked 12,000 miles across the U.S. to find out how people are coming up with innovative solutions to economic challenges.
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Maybe it's time to redefine what it means to be middle class in America
Aaron and Mary Murray live with their five-year-old daughter Vandy and their dog Murphy in Los Angeles.
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Chinese companies love acquiring American brands

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Printer company Lexmark is being sold to a Chinese group for about $3.5 billion.
A Lexmark printer.
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