Trump terminates the summit, the effect of tariffs on solar panels, and the science of sinkholes

May 24, 2018

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A man walks past a TV showing US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, in Seoul, May 24, 2018.

A man walks past a TV showing US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, in Seoul, May 24, 2018.

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Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Alam Khan
Label: AMMP
Artist: Nickodemus
Label: Wonderwheel Recordings
Artist: Qais Essar
Label: Qaissar LLC

Stories in this Edition

Sports

'I can't control my gender'

Stephanie Labbé is one of Canada's best women soccer players. Two years ago, she was the goalkeeper for Canada's bronze-medal winning Olympic soccer team in Rio. After the games, Labbé wanted to keep playing professionally in Canada, but there are no professional women's teams.

Global Politics

With cancellation, Trump-Kim summit gets a dose of reality

The cancellation has eased the anxiety of foreign policy and nuclear nonproliferation experts who said that President Donald Trump had rushed headlong into a meeting unprepared. Ever since Trump accepted Kim’s invitation to meet in March, experts warned such a high-level dialogue would go south without a specific and careful diplomatic strategy.