February 21, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. A diplomatic dispute is brewing between North Korea and Malaysia over the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the elder half-brother of North Korea’s leader.
2. U.N. agencies are calling for an urgent boost in international aid to South Sudan after declaring a famine in parts of the East African nation.
3. Demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the United States on the Presidents Day holiday on Monday to express their opposition to President Donald Trump.