According to The Washington Post, a woman approached the paper with a dramatic and fake story about U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore appears to be part of a sting operation. She was later seen entering the office of Project Veritas, an outfit that produces videos designed to discredit mainstream media outlets as well as left-leaning activist groups.
North Korea fired what the Pentagon says was an intercontinental ballistic missile, the third this year. The missile flew about 1,000 km, passing over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido and landing in the Pacific Ocean.
The United Nations says this year's opium crop in Afghanistan is on pace to be the highest on record. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with former Drug Enforcement Administration special agent Kevin Hartmann about the various U.S. initiatives in Afghanistan to disrupt the opium trade in past years.
At an event on Monday honoring Native American veterans, President Trump mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, saying "They call her Pocahontas." NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Jacqueline Pata of the National Congress of American Indians about the reaction in the room.
Army Gen. John Nicholson, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, says more U.S. troops will be in harm's way by spring as they accompany Afghan troops into battle with Taliban forces. "We're going to win," the Nicholson says.