North Korea’s missile program dominates news coverage, but the humanitarian situation there is equally dire, according to a report released this week by aid organization CARE.
By Larisa Epatko
President Donald Trump used a speech in Vietnam Friday to denounce multi-nation agreements embraced by the region and deliver what appeared to be a rebuke to China, railing against trade practices he says have put Americans out of work.
By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump leaves Friday for a 12-day, five-nation Asia tour seeking better trade deals and regional cooperation to curb North Korea’s nuclear program.
By Larisa Epatko
It will be Trump's first visit to the region as president, and it comes as North Korea moves closer to its goal of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the U.S.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
By Travis Daub
At the height of the Vietnam War in 1968, two young Americans who shared a sense of service made two very different decisions: one joined the Marine Corps and one went to Saigon to help war orphans. Decades later, they…
By PBS NewsHour
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…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
An Army medic from Michigan who risked his life multiple times to rescue Vietnam War comrades is becoming the first person to receive the Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump.
By Elizabeth Flock
Viet Thanh Nguyen's new book of short stories, "The Refugees," explores the aspirations and heartbreak of immigration and refugee life. Nguyen himself came to the U.S. from Vietnam as a refugee with his family in 1975.
By Kulsoom Khan
The Peace Corps and the Vietnamese government announced Tuesday that the worldwide volunteer travel service program will be established in Vietnam for the first time in history.
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