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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool via Getty Images

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong-unmet Sunday in Pyongyang, North Korea, where they resumed denuclearization talks and discussed a second potential summit between President Trump and Kim.

What's next: Per State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, Kim invited inspectors to the Punggye-ri nuclear test site to ensure that it had been "irreversibly dismantled." Talks had stalled between the two countries after Trump announced North Korea was not "making sufficient progress with respect to denuclearization," but Sunday's visit suggests they may be ready to move forward with negotiations.

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Biden says $1,400 stimulus payments can start going out this month

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President Biden said Saturday that the Senate passage of his $1.9 trillion COVID relief package means the $1,400 direct payments for most Americans can begin going out later this month.

Driving the news: The Senate voted 50-49 Saturday to approve the sweeping legislation. The House is expected to pass the Senate's version of the bill next week before it heads to Biden's desk for his signature.

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Why it matters: Researchers hope smell testing becomes as standard as the annual flu shot, helping to detect early signs of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.