What We're Following This Morning

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

North Korea’s missile test fails: The South Korean military says the North test-fired the intermediate-range Musudan missile this morning, but the launch seems to have failed. It’s the second time the missile test has failed in two weeks.

Syrian peace talks: Staffan de Mistura, the UN special envoy to Syria, said the fragile two-month-old truce was “barely alive” and urged the U.S. and Russia to intervene “at the highest level.” The U.S. and its allies support some rebel groups opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is backed by Russia.

Airstrike on Aleppo hospital:

News from last night here