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 PBS NewsHour
Sports icon Muhammad Ali, who died Friday, is widely considered the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time. But Ali is just as well known for his actions outside the ring, especially his refusal to join the military after he was…
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,…
By Foster Klug, Associated Press
HANOI, Vietnam — U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday lifted a half-century-old ban on selling arms to Vietnam, looking to bolster a government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner in a region that he has tried to place at…
President Barack Obama has begun a three-day visit to Vietnam, his first stop on a week-long trip in Asia. The president arrived in the Vietnam's capital city of Hanoi on Sunday in his first visit to the country. Vietnamese leaders…
By Nancy Benac, Associated Press
President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China.
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