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
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 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
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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