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
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 PBS NewsHour
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 Darlene Superville, Associated Press
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.
By Foster Klug and Nancy Benac, Associated Press
HANOI, Vietnam — President Barack Obama on Tuesday pressed Vietnam to allow greater freedoms for its citizens, arguing that better human rights would improve the communist country's economy, stability and regional power.
In our news wrap Monday, President Obama was warmly welcomed in Vietnam on the first of a three-day visit. Lifting a 50-year-old arms embargo, he cited “common interests,” but denied China’s ever-expanding influence in the region was a consideration. Also,…
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