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For more information about the global problem of landmines, visit the United Nations Mine Action Service.
By PBS NewsHour
Iraq may have ousted Islamic States militants from the city of Mosul over the summer, but the major task of finding and destroying the mines, booby traps and bombs remains. A security firm hired by the U.S. and Iraqi workers…
By Marcia Biggs
Rebecca Rusch has spent most of her life wondering what happened to the father who left for Vietnam and never came back. As a tribute to him and closure for her family, Rusch rode nearly 1,200 miles along the Ho…
In the days after Thanksgiving, malls will be packed with bargain hunters. But the following week, many shoppers will participate in “Giving Tuesday,” an occasion that focuses on charity. One company that may attract attention: Article 22, which aims to…
By Josh Lederman and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
Declaring a "moral obligation" to heal the wounds of a secret war, President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged help to clear away the 80 million unexploded bombs the U.S. dropped on Laos a generation ago.
There are still ongoing lethal consequences of the Vietnam War that ended in 1975. Undetonated "bomblets," dropped by the U.S. military during the conflict, are killing and maiming people who discover them by accident. To help close a painful chapter…
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