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North Korea Crisis

With China back in its corner, North Korea ups the ante

US removes B-52 bombers from drills but says 'maximum pressure' continues

National Security Adviser John Bolton, back, says the Trump administration is trying to be "optimistic and realistic at the same time" on dealing with North Korea.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON/SEOUL -- After recent diplomatic moves to reaffirm China's support, Pyongyang has upped the ante just weeks ahead of the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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