Bill McCarthy is a student at Duke University and a PolitiFact staff writer. 

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Fact-checking Donald Trump's interviews with Fox and Friends, reporters on the White House lawn

In the span on one hour, Donald Trump had two wide-ranging interviews with reporters. He made some strong claims the FBI, North Korea, children being taken from their parents at the border, and more. We looked into the highlights.

From Pyongyang to Singapore, a quick history of Dennis Rodman and North Korea

While President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un prepared for a first-of-its-kind summit to discuss nuclear weapons, one man with connections to both leaders issued a tearful, televised plea for a positive outcome.