Vietnam

U.S. President Barack Obama, left,  and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang shake hands at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam,  on Monday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo

HANOI, Vietnam — Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War,…

 

U.S. President Barack Obama is given flowers by Linh Tran, the ceremonial flower girl, as he arrives on Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

HANOI, Vietnam — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is…

 

News great Morely Safer, pictured in a "60 Minutes" interview with Ruth Madoff, died at his home in New York. (COURTESY CBS via AP)

Scoop: ’60 Minutes’ news legend Morely Safter dies at 84

Days after his career came to an end with a “60 Minutes”…

 

Three inmates, including a man suspected of a killing, cut through metal, crawled through plumbing tunnels, climbed a roof and rappelled down four stories to freedom using ropes made from bedsheets. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Escaped inmate was ordered deported to Vietnam in 1998

SANTA ANA — One of three fugitive inmates who escaped from a…

Three inmates, including a man suspected of a killing, cut through metal, crawled through plumbing tunnels, climbed a roof and rappelled down four stories to freedom using ropes made from bedsheets. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, center, speaks during his meeting with leaders of the Trans-Pacific Partnership countries, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

WASHINGTON — Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific…

In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, center, speaks during his meeting with leaders of the Trans-Pacific Partnership countries, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
AP PhotoA North Vietnamese tank rolls through the gate of the Presidential Palace in Saigon

Let us not forget the Vietnam War

Today, we commemorate the 40-year anniversary of the end of the Vietnam…

AP PhotoA North Vietnamese tank rolls through the gate of the Presidential Palace in Saigon
Mike Koozmin/ The S.f. ExaminerBrig. Gen. C. David Turner

City leaders promise more to nation’s veterans

Fifty years after entering one war, America is preparing to end another.…

Mike Koozmin/ The S.f. ExaminerBrig. Gen. C. David Turner