October 3, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Reese and Ms. Eriko Kojima

  1. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit North Korea on Sunday to meet the country’s leader Kim Jong Un.
  2. A suspicious letter has been sent to U.S. President Donald Trump. The U.S. media say it may contain ricin, a deadly poison.
  3. The Japanese co-winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine reportedly plans to donate the prize money to his university to support young researchers.