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Why is the U.S. arming Vietnam?

President Barack Obama's announcement Monday that he was lifting the ban on the sale of weapons to Vietnam sent one message to the former U.S. wartime foe and another to the region.

Tue, 24 May 2016 01:27:24 EDT
Vietnam: From enemy to partner

Traveling to Vietnam with Sen. John McCain a few years ago, it was clear to me just how far the relationship between two former enemies had come.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 01:29:58 EDT
4 climbers die in 4 days on Everest

Three climbers died in three days on Mount Everest, including a Sherpa and two Westerners. Two other climbers are missing.

Tue, 24 May 2016 01:57:11 EDT
Despite the dangers, hundreds want to climb Mount Everest

Danger and death lurk with every step. It's difficult to breathe -- the oxygen level is a third of what's available at sea level. The winds are fierce and brutal. The weather is unpredictable. Temperatures at the summit can be colder than minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit.

Tue, 24 May 2016 01:27:45 EDT
No easy victories in battle to liberate Falluja

Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great victory," Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared Sunday night on television, flanked by senior military and police commanders. The long-anticipated offensive to drive ISIS out of the city of Falluja has begun.

Mon, 23 May 2016 16:50:20 EDT
Obama: Taliban leader's death marks 'milestone'

Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was killed in an airstrike Saturday in Pakistan, the White House confirmed Monday.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 16:47:56 EDT
Obama lifts U.S. arms ban on Vietnam

President Barack Obama announced Monday that the United States is fully lifting a decades-long ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam.

Mon, 23 May 2016 16:11:10 EDT
Fan stabs Japanese pop star multiple times

Police in Japan have arrested a man in connection with the stabbing of a pop star in Koganei City, western Tokyo.

Mon, 23 May 2016 12:24:04 EDT
ISIS claims deadly Syria, Yemen bombings

A series of coordinated explosions tore through two Syrian government strongholds Monday in the coastal cities of Tartous and Jabla, killing at least 78 people, according to state media.

Mon, 23 May 2016 12:21:12 EDT
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