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Lifting sanctions on North Korea

President Bush today said today the United States would lift some trade sanctions against North Korea and that he would take North Korea off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, as The World's Matthew Bell has the story.

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Japan's North Korean schools

North Korea funds 10 high schools in Japan. These schools cater to students of Korean descent living in Japan, and the schools aren't popular with the Japanese government. Reporter Akiko Fujita explains.

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North Korea's next leader

The World's Mary Kay Magistad speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins about the future of North Korea's leadership. It's expected that the son of ailing leader, Kim Jong Il is next in line. It also appears that Kim's young sister may play a critical role.