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The Singapore summit between North Korea and the United States will take place on Tuesday.

What North Korean experts don’t understand about the country, according to a defector who lived there for 20 years

North Korean defector Kim Young-il spent 20 years in North Korea, and he says leader Kim Jong Un and his government feed its people false information to maintain order, and experts treat this propaganda as fact.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) with US President Donald Trump (R) at the end of the US-DPRK summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island on June 12, 2018 in Singapore.

Kim Jong Un visits China for the third time, showing ties with Beijing are stronger than ever

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his third visit to China since March. Kim has landed in Beijing for a two day visit which reiterates China's role as a crucial ally of North Korea, which could be a crucial relationship to keep on side as President Donald Trump seeks denuclearization.

The best photos from Trump’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un finally met in Singapore on Tuesday after months of trading juvenile barbs in an unprecedented fashion.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana in Singapore June 10, 2018.

Kim Jong Un brought his own toilet to the Singapore summit — and he takes it everywhere

A South Korean news outlet reported that the portable toilets "will deny determined sewer divers insights into to the supreme leader's stools."
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a basketball game between former US NBA basketball players and North Korean players, with Dennis Rodman at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in Pyongyang January 9, 2014.

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman will reportedly be in Singapore during the Trump-Kim summit and may play a role in the negotiations

Rodman has developed a rapport with Kim Jong Un — so much so that he made two trips to North Korea and is one of the few American civilians to have met with its leader.