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What we’re watching: Singapore gets ready for North Korea summit

Kim Jong Un impersonator, Howard X and Donald Trump impersonator Dennis Alan
Kim Jong Un impersonator, Howard X and Donald Trump impersonator Dennis Alan. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

President Trump is on his way to Singapore for the highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which starts on Tuesday, and Singapore is already starting to feel the heat.

The big picture: More than 3,000 media personnel are descending on the island, the Associated Press reports, as the world braces for the historic summit. That, combined with heavy security presence and impersonators of the two leaders, has led to a feeling of "frenzy unusual for the laid-back tropical state."